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

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…

Painting the Yellow Room

When we got our new house, we painted one of the rooms yellow. I always thought of it as the baby's room. And then I had fertility issues.

9 Reasons I Love Having Adult Children

rather than dwell on the growing pains of change in our relationship, I prefer to celebrate the positive side of being a parent to my adult kids. And there are so many reasons why...

The Harder Days of Being a Special Needs Mom

When you have a child with significant special needs, your parenting experience is forever altered, and you are changed.

I Bought My Teenage Daughter Plan B

I bought my teenage daughter Plan B. Then end. It’s no one’s business. She’s under 18 and made the decision to be sexually active.

Last Minute Halloween? Slacker Mom’s Got You

The key to creating a simple, last-minute Halloween ensemble is to embrace your inner slacker. Halloween is all about having fun. If costumes are stressing you, you’re missing the point. If KIDS are stressing...

Five Things To Think About Before Your First Family Camping Trip

While there were plenty of things we did right on our first family camping trip, there are plenty of others we could have done better.

5 Things I Learned Supporting My Best Friend Through Divorce

My best friend of a decade is going through a divorce. She has three young children and ending the marriage was not her choice.

My Special Needs Daughter is Not Invisible: Please Treat Her Like a Person

I spent yet another day at the doctor's office trying to convince the staff that my daughter is not invisible just because she has special needs.
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5 Obnoxious Things that Only Moms of Boys Experience

It's been a long haul to become the mother of a teen boy. These are five obnoxious things that only moms of boys have to experience.