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This generous #RealityMom or #RealityDad has shared their wisdom with us.

Why Do They Want Me to Watch them Poop?

Why in the world do they want me to watch them poop? Most people like privacy when they are using the commode, but my three kids, they prefer an audience. AND not just your...

Communication is not Confrontation

Communication is an exchange of ideas and an understanding of what those ideas are. Confrontation is often loud, forceful, and can feel disrespectful.

7 Ways to Be More Positive About Your Marriage Right Now

Unlike the weather, you can change the conditions in your marriage. You can decide to have a relationship that’s sunny and clear.

The Reason Grief Feels Eternal

Your wound is the entry point of the loss. It is agonizingly long in the beginning and then, before you know it, twenty-seven years have passed.

She Was More than A Friend…She Was My Soul Sister

Four years ago, I spent a very rainy Friday afternoon in a temple sitting with other mourners as I listened to a rabbi say beautiful things about a friend I knew…

How Do I Manage an Emotionally Unavailable Husband?

My partner is amazing. He's a great human. A wonderful father, an amazing provider, and a good person. But he's also emotionally unavailable.

Listen to Me Anyway

I remembered that Isla’s still three years old. And so, I met her where she was. "Listen to me anyway," I said. "Because I’m your mother."

We Asked #RealityMoms: What About Allowance?

We asked our #RealityMoms writers how they approach allowance in their houses—and not surprisingly, they each had a different answer.

Parenting Leaves a Big Knot in Your Throat

I've come to realize parenthood means constantly having a knot in your throat. It starts at birth and recurs again and again as they grow.

What’s On Your Dad’s List?

Don't tell their husbands and fathers, but we asked our Reality Moms what gifts they were considering for the dads in their life this Father's Day.