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Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4th to May 8th is Teacher Appreciation week. Parents, don't forget to show your child's teacher how grateful you are for all of their hard work! Everyday, … [Read More...]

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My Son is Bad at Sports

You hear all the time about how hard it is to be a girl in our society, and with all of the body image issues, the mean girls and the sexualization of just about everything, it surely is.   But you rarely hear people talk about how hard it is to be a boy today, and I can't help wondering why that is.  Because while I might not be a boy, as the mother of one, I can tell … [Read More...]

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The Only “Push Present” I Want Comes In A Yellow Wrapper

The other night in one of the childbirth classes I teach, we were talking about pushing and the moment that your beautiful child comes out into the world and is placed in your arms. I was sort of choked up thinking about how beautiful the moment was when my first child was placed into my arms and how it made every minute of the 28 hour labor worth it. One of the moms … [Read More...]

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Talking To Your Kids About Your Cancer Diagnosis

The following is a guest post from Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW In October 2010, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a healthy, happy, vegan-eating, marathon running mother with no family history, my diagnosis rocked my world. As a nurse and social worker, I now found myself on the other side of the bed. As much as I wish that I could have shielded my husband and … [Read More...]

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5 Things You Should Never Say To A Mom

All of us moms have been there. It’s the very moment that your best friend, neighbor or even just an acquaintance met while shopping at the local grocery store utters one of those simple phrases to you about how your children are behaving that make you go instantly from a pleasant person to something straight out of a horror movie in a matter of seconds. It may simply be a … [Read More...]

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5 Signs You’re No Longer A Rookie Mom

It usually comes at the most random of moments: The epiphany that you, a mother, are no longer the newbie in the world of motherhood.This sudden realization might hit you when you’re covered in your child’s vomit or observing the nervous moms peeking in the windows of the church nursery. But at some point, there is that defining moment when a woman discovers she has … [Read More...]