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No No, Nana

No no, Nana!

Have any of you ever had to deal with a grandparent who refused (or still refuses) to do what you – as the parent – asked of them? We do. When our daughter was still small, I made it clear to all of the family that they would follow our rules, or they would not […]

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How to Talk With Your Child: Speech Tips from an Introverted Mom

My first child, who is a boy, has a speech delay.  We noticed his delay around his first birthday but didn’t think too much of it. My husband and I are introverts so the shyness he was portraying was not all that out of the ordinary to us. My son also knew everything we told him to […]

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My Kid Wishes I was Like “Other Moms”

My husband and I weren’t particularly worried about what anyone thought about us growing up – or to this day for that matter! So, it is a little foreign to us to have a daughter that cares so much about whatever everyone else thinks about her. This quality does have its upsides, because she really cares […]

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No One Ever Looked Up From Her Deathbed and said, “I wish I’d spent more time doing homework.”

Last night, my six-year old was trying to fix a broken toy on our kitchen table. Dinner was over, and I was shoveling dishes into the sink. He’d requested a Phillips head screwdriver, removed the battery covering, and changed the batteries. It still wasn’t working. “Maybe,” he told me, “some of the wiring in there […]

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Dear Partners: 8 Reasons Why The Mom of Your Kids Might Want To Have Sex Tonight

Dear Partners of Moms of Small Children, I know, honey, I know. You were almost certainly lovers first, but now you’re the sexless-opposite: parents. Every pair of jeans she puts on are, by definition, mom jeans. All of his jokes are dad jokes. Sleep deprivation becomes a way of life; bed-related fantasies generally involve sweet, […]

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