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Teen Talk

Calling all teens! We're excited to share a contributor volunteer opportunity at modernmom.com with you!Teens! Share to help others just like you! Are you passionate about writing or other forms of creative content creation (video, recipes, photos, or something else!) and eager to express your thoughts, opinions, and important perspectives on topics that matter to…

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ModernMom’s Guidelines for Our Valued Content Contributors

At Modern Mom, our core values revolve around leaving a positive impact on the world, treating others as we'd like to be treated, and serving as role models for our children, nurturing the next generation to become exceptional individuals. We welcome you as part of our valued and vibrant community of thoughtful, brilliant content creators.…

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Autism’s Sneaky Trick

Autism’s Sneaky Trick (This is not a Halloween post!) I sometimes get lulled into a sense of “normalness” with regards to my son. I forget. My son is very high functioning (yes, I’m using this term here). Now at age sixteen and a junior in high school, I’ve noticed myself beginning to take things for…

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Tough Conversations with Kids: Honesty is Key

This article was written by Kelly McNelis, founder of Women For One Be honest with your children instead of sugar coating or avoiding hard topics Our kids are watching us all the time. If they see us avoiding hard topics, or backing away from the things that make us uncomfortable, we teach them to play it safe…