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A Summer Bucket List for Mom

A Summer Bucket List for Mom

Every summer I vow to make a summer bucket list with my family. I decided to draw up a bucket list that only a mom could truly appreciate.

On Growing Into My Motherhood

As the deep sediments of my soul shifted and settled, I saw more clearly through the eyes of a mother. Motherhood was nothing like I had imagined.

Coparenting After Divorce: Learning To Co-Parent Alone

The word co-parenting is a lie. In my experience, co-parenting doesn’t always mean two people working together. In our house, for a long time, co-parenting meant one person working alone.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Motherhood

As new mothers, we all want to know the secret that all the other good moms seem to know. Here are ten tips that will help you, mama.

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.