Tag: Contributor Confessions

For the Fatherless on Father’s Day:: You are Not Alone

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Father’s Day, for some moms, is another day missing a pivotal figure in their upbringing. A confidant when life gets way too hard. The...

The Cost of Belonging:: How I Became a Mean Mom

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“They are acting like they are in high school!” This is a phrase I’ve heard uttered more times over the past two years about moms...

National Water Safety Month:: The Day My Son Almost Drowned

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May is National Water Safety Month. As we enter into swimming season, all moms need a reminder that the unthinkable can happen within seconds....

Birthdays That End in Zero, Right Cheeks and the Reevaluation of...

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I just turned 50. The BIG 5-0.  Birthdays with a number ending in zero have a weird way of making you take a long hard...

Learning to Love the Kind of Mom I Am

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Six years into this motherhood journey I’d like to think I’m starting to figure a few things out. I’ve quit judging other moms for...

I Survived:: Lessons From Grown-up-ing

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I celebrate my 46th birthday in a matter of weeks, but the past month has given me a few brand spankin’ new firsts, and...

When Being Asian American as Apple Pie is Not Enough

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Sometimes my kids pick the weirdest role models {YouTube gamers}. Thankfully, they also look up to people like Jeremy Lin, a former NBA player...

Harnessing Your Mother’s {Woman’s!} Intuition

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A few weeks ago, while we were discussing transitioning our daughter from nanny to Montessori daycare, my husband casually asked me, "Do you ever...

Breaking the Mothering Trap:: Encouraging Independence in Our Children

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  What is the Mothering Trap? It was last month that I realised I had blindly, and inadvertently, fallen into the mothering trap. My three-year-old son had...

A Houston Mom’s Thank you to J.J. Watt

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Dear J.J., When you announced that you will no longer be a Houston Texan, the hearts of Houston sports fans broke.  You are a key...
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