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Reliving My Birth Trauma At A Birth Celebration
Barely able to choke out the reading through my tears, I was mortified at having allowed the baggage of my birth to enter this sacred space.
How a Teacher’s Ridicule Helped Form How I Parent
My teacher publicly ridiculed my classmate and I and invited our friends to join in on the fun.
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This Season’s Hottest Toys as Chosen By Canadian Moms
We asked moms to share their top picks for the holiday season 2022 and they didn't disappoint!
Ross Petty's Peter's Final Flight
Why Families are Rushing to Experience Peter’s Final Flight
It's Ross Petty's final Christmas production. Make sure your family scores tickets for a chance to boo and cheer the hilarious cast one last time.
Petro-Canada Caremakers Foundation
I’m Rarely This Candid about Caring for a Child with Disabilities
The first time I called 911 was when I truly understood the heartbreak of being Avery’s mom.
How to Handle Your Partner’s Annoying Behaviors
Clothes on the floor, hair in the drain, open-mouth chewing, dishes in the sink - these are just a few of the dozens of pet peeves I’ve heard as a therapist.
A Mother’s Guide to Reviving Your Sex Life
Women are weighed down by an absurd expectation that after we have kids, our personalities and sexualities go out the window.
My Child Is Not "Dating Baggage"
I am sick of the perception that my child is some kind of anchor around my neck, dragging me to the depths of dating oblivion.
Not Happy? Finding Your Passion Outside of Motherhood May Be The Answer
I spent years feeling like I had some fatal flaw.
Mary Beth Trendos
Raising a Quaran-Teen: Why It’s Now Harder To ‘Let Go’
Intellectually, I know it is time to start letting go, but every instinct I have is to hold on. Is there a way to do both simultaneously?
Let it GO: The Amazing Benefits of Not Caring About What Your Kids Wear
Parenting is a day-to-day process of managing and triaging the number of effs you need to give to each and everything your precious little child does.
Here's Why Parenting Kids Differently Actually Works
The mother-of-three version of me knows that treating my kids differently doesn’t mean that I don’t love them the same.
Why I Stopped Trying to Make Other People Happy
I was a lifetime pleaser of people, desperately seeking their approval so that I would feel loved.
Why Having Your Grandmother When You're an Adult is True Gift
I spent a lot of time with my grandmother as a child. Being with her was always interesting and always an adventure.
We Found Her: The Mom Who Enjoyed *Literally* Every Minute of Parenting
When the tiny, wrinkled baby was first placed in Carol’s arms, an older, experienced mom passed by her room, peeked in, and told her, “Enjoy every minute."
Heather M. Jones
In The News
Sexual Assault Victims Owe You Nothing, Including When or IF They Report
“It’s totally political,” said the president of the United States, speaking of an alleged sexual assault victim.
Heather M. Jones
Inside Your Home
Get Your Sh*t Together: Your House is a Mess; Invite Friends Anyway.
Stop waiting for everything to be perfect and invite some friends over already.
Here's Your Much Needed Kindergarten Refresher Course, Fellow Adult
My youngest child is in kindergarten. I taught kindergarten for years. Kindergarten is kind of my thing.
Heather M. Jones
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