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This #RealityMom or #RealityDad has graciously agreed to share her word baby with our site and we are eternally grateful.

Five More Minutes

Five more minutes has forever been the lament of my son. It started with bedtimes when he was young, and continued through to high school.

6 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

There are just some things that you SHOULD NOT say to a pregnant woman. I've made you a list for reference.

Motherhood Means Letting Go

I consider walking him right back to our house where he belongs because he is not ready for school. Still, I know the truth: He is plenty ready—I am not.

A Professional Organizer Dishes: How to “Fake” a Clean House

Professional Organizer Darla Dermorrow shares her tips for keeping the appearance of a clean house...even when you don't have time to clean it.

6 Friends Your Tween Already Has (That you need to be on the lookout for…)

When she was four her best friend was your best friend’s daughter. Now your little darling is nine and her friendships have gotten a bit more complicated.

Going the Distance

Side by side, we’ll walk home, shadowy branches swaying gently overhead, their claws finger painting the constellation of a runner darting across the sky.

5 Steps to Balance Mental Load

When I faced going back to work after my maternity leave, my husband and I faced a very real and common challenge–how to balance household management and the mental load between the two of...

I Know 13 is Weird

I know 13 is weird. I know some changes are happening at warp speed and some are taking their sweet time.

I Just Finished Her Baby Book

Fine, I'm not EXACTLY totally finished. There are slots in my daughter's baby book for photos that are sitting empty that need to be filled. I have to remember what she was given for...

Equality vs. Equity: Teaching My Boys the Difference

An innocent dinner exchange helped my kids learn about issues much more complex than chicken wings. Equality and equity.