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“Though those words can drive me crazy now, but I never take it for granted because there was a time when we weren’t sure our baby would be here to even hear them.”

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12 Calming Things to Tell Yourself (Before You Totally Lose It!)

Enough with the mom guilt. This is what you need to be telling yourself every day.

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The One Sentence That Changed Me as a Mother

“I had become the awful mother I believed I was but then I heard another mother say something that hit me so hard it felt like a physical blow.”

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What Happens When a Word’s Definition Is Outdated?

When Kennedy Mitchum grew tired of defending a broader definition of racism, she set out to change it with the very book that holds the key to all definitions—the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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Bunz Kidz Recalls Pajama Sets Due to Burn Risk

Stargate Apparel has issued a recall on Bunz Kidz-branded sleepwear sets, specifically sold in a robe, top and pants combination. The notice was issued by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission on May 20, 2020 for failing to meet the…

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I Know Why You Are Exhausted

“You pour your coffee every morning knowing you’ll probably never get to finish it without microwaving it five times.”

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All the Ways You’re Doing a Great Job, Mama

A must-read for every mom because you deserve to hear what a great job you are doing.

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There’s No Trophy for Moms & This Viral Post Proves It

Stop everything and read this important reminder for all moms.

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Mom of 5 & Infertility Survivor Gives Woman the Ultimate Gift—So She Can Be a Mom, Too

Knowing how much she wanted to be a mother, this amazing woman wanted to help another.

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When It Comes To My Kids’ Academic Success, It’s a Balancing Act

I found a delicate balance between encouraging my teens and pushing too hard.

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How Being the Mom Who Worries Can Affect Your Kids

Do parental worries impact how well emerging adults transcend the difficulties of mastering adulthood?

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5 Traditions to Start This Holiday Season

Creating memories through family traditions for the holidays are a great way to help ease the stress of this time of year.

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American School Lunches Will Soon Offer Fewer Healthy Options for Kids

Be prepared for some big changes to your kid’s school lunch menu.

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Success Isn’t Black & White for Kids—It’s a Spectrum

“Perfection doesn’t equal success in my book.”

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This Mom’s Viral Post about Her Parenting “Yardstick” Is as Real as It Gets

An important reminder that no one is perfect—and that’s totally okay.

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Dear Moms “Oversharing” On Social Media: I See You

“Motherhood is just ‘too much’ sometimes—and I see you.”

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About Those Nasal Flu Sprays for Kids…Pediatricians Urge This Instead

Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has to say about this year’s flu vaccine options.

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I Saw a Meltdown, But I Overlooked Something Far More Important

“I failed to see your fear. I failed to see your anxiety. I failed to see all the signs that you needed me desperately.”

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This Company Helps Girls Across the US Become CEOs (& Your Kid Could Be Next)

Got a young entrepreneur at home? You’ll want to read this.

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This Major Toy Store Just Might Be the Last One Left Standing & Here’s Why

This toy store isn’t just a store—it’s an experience.

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This Mom’s Viral Open Letter Asking Her Husband for More Help Is All of Us

This blogger penned the note to her husband several years ago but it’s just now going viral online.

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Now Open: Museum of Failure

A poignant exhibit of reality, the Museum of Failure celebrates all the wonderful products that failed to succeed.

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How to Deal with Unsolicited Parenting Advice (because It Never Really Stops)

With parenting comes many beautiful moments, as well as many struggles. From the moment we get that positive pregnancy test, up until–well, basically forever: we want the very best for our children. With that always comes the unwanted parenting advice.…

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Should Kids Be Issued a Grade for Their Weight? Some Schools Have BMI Report Cards

You kid gets graded in math, science and even gym—but what about a letter grade for how much they weigh?

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Here’s Why I’m Proud to Be Divorced & No, I’m Not a Failure

I’m not going to hide in the shadows of divorce shame.

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Focus During Play Time? Yup, Your Kids Need This Skill, Too

Most children see play time as the best part of their day—here’s how to get them to focus on the fun.

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Science Says Forgetful Pregnancy “Baby Brain” Is Actually Real

You’re not losing your mind—you’re just pregnant.

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Science Says This Simple Hack Can Help You Learn Faster

This latest research on effective learning could make a huge difference for your little scholar.

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5 Ways to Count Your Blessings, Even When the Kids and Holidays Make You Crazy

This time of year can get to even the best of us! My schedule is crazy hectic, the kids are wild for the upcoming holidays and vacations, and nerves are on edge. And I am not finished with shopping or…

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5 Necessary Compliments to Give a Single Mom

“You’re doing a great job.”

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I Went Back To Work And I Hated It

Some of my stay-at-home-mom friends started going back to work recently. It got me thinking about moving in that direction as well. Because, well, the grass is always greener on the other side, right?

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The One Awesome Thing about Being a Dad That I Can’t Wait For

Someday is a long way away. It is a blurry shape in the distance, far enough away to be obscured by time and chance. Many of us have lofty goals we hope to realize by then. Lose weight, gain weight,…

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I Never Thought I’d Be a Stay at Home Mom, but Here’s How My Attitude Changed

This Spoke contributor’s views about valuing her worth shifted once she started staying home.

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This Photo of Two Parents in an Airport Sums Up Parenting

One dad took to Facebook to call out parenting he recently witnessed, but not for the reasons you might think.

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To the Mom Struggling to Hold It Together: You’ve Got This

To the Mom Struggling to Hold It Together,
I have something important to tell you, mama: I don’t see you.

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Now, don’t stop reading just yet. Please hear me out. It’s true I don’t see…

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