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Letting Your Mom Tribe Go

"Mom Tribe" is a term that is thrown around a lot these days and means different things to different people. I actually remember the first time I heard "tribe" used to describe a group...

Keep Your New Year’s Resolution:: Health Tips for Busy Moms

According to Google, the top 2 New Year’s Resolutions are “exercise to get in shape” and “diet to lose weight.”  Unfortunately, less than 10% of those who make New Year’s Resolutions stick to them...

The Magic of Hand-Me-Downs

I am an oldest child, so I have never known what wearing hand-me-downs feels like. Growing up, they carried a negative connation, and I was thankful for the birth order in my family. Wear...

Substitute Parenting:: A Story of Hope, Forgiveness and Reconciliation

I'm not gonna wasn't an easy decision. We prayed. We pondered. We debated. We discussed. We thought of all the reasons why it would never work. We thought of all the people it would impact; all...

ARD Meeting Survival Tips from a Special Education Parent and Educator

ARD. Three letters that are unnerving for even the most level headed of people. ARD stands for Admission, Review, and Dismissal. If you have a child eligible for special education services through your school district,...

Toxic In-Laws :: Discovering Boundaries Through A Troubled Relationship

I'm frustrated, angry, and sad. Time after time, I continue to be disappointed by my in-laws, my husband's toxic family. A family that has demonstrated through the years that unless I think and act...

Down and Dirty Tips for Sex During Pregnancy

Oh pregnancy, a time when your body is constantly changing. Every day brings a new surprise. The miracle of life… many gross things that happen along the way. Anyone who has ever had sex...

I’ve Been Here Before:: Father’s Day Reflections on Fighting for a Better World

First, thanks for this Father’s Day forum.  I wish I could contribute the loving, lighthearted commentary I originally planned, but it’s the middle of 2020.  We need more than ever to be loving, but...

I’m Not Dangerous:: The Reality of Being a Black Dad in America

I am a black dad in America. I’ve read all your messages and texts these last few weeks and I’m finally ready to share my story. I have not shared yet because frankly it...

My Mixed Feelings Around Expecting A Boy

What's behind the mixed feelings a mother has when she finds out the sex of her baby? Sometimes, it's grief, fear, and uncertainty about her confidence in raising the child. Twenty weeks along in my...
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