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Literally Everyone Tells Parents How Hard It Is

Literally everyone will tell you how hard it is. Our own mothers and fathers were among the first to remind us during some tumultuous moment in our upbringing that we weren’t delivered with manuals.

Something You Need To Know About Self Confidence

Sometimes, our self-confidence dwindles. But has it always been that way? Are we born with doubt? Do we arrive on this earth not believing in ourselves?
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Burned-Out Mother Seeks Personal Assistant

I recently found myself standing in Target, unable to move. I stared intently at the boxes of pasta, trying to appear deep in thought on the relative merits of angel hair vs. rotini and hoping nobody noticed that I was no longer sure how to put one foot in front...

I Hate Playdates, But My Kid Needs to Learn How to Socialize

"Are you doing Mommy and Me? Does he have playdates? How will you socialize him?" Why are playdates the only solution for socialization?

In the Mommy Wars, I am Switzerland

What if the mommy wars are just a very vocal minority trying to make life difficult for the rest of us?

We’re All Responsible For Raising Kids To Be Good People

How do you raise your kids to be good people? Reality Moms writer Mia Carella discusses raising kids during uncertain times.

The ABCs of Motherhood: 26 Tips for Moms-To-Be

Becoming a mother is a wonderful, but challenging experience. In order to help expectant moms, we've created a helpful glossary with the ABCs of Motherhood.

I Want Her To Be Forever Young

The other night, as we sat giggling in my daughter's bed discussing how much fun her birthday party was, I realized this is such a big moment.

Open Letter to the Lazy Mother in the Grocery Store

Dear Lazy Mother in the Grocery Store, Lunchables? Really? I heard your kid whining for popsicles. I saw you reach into the freezer and ask which type.
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I Am Doing My Absolute Best

We're constantly told what we’re doing wrong in raising our children, and I for one am really sick of it. I'm doing my absolute best.