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Wanted: More Moms on the Field

“Seeing women as coaches helps counter outdated gender stereotypes about women in leadership.”

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5 Things Every Special Needs Parent Should Hear

“Here are some gems of advice that I have received from others who have walked this path alongside me, before me, and some of my own.”

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Hang In There, Mama

“When you feel alone, even though the house is full, hang in there and look for the ways you need to fill up your cup. You are the only one who can do this.”

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You Are Forever Loved

“Your giggle is imprinted on my soul.”

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Don’t Give Up Looking for Your Tribe

“When our son Charlie was diagnosed with autism at the age of 4—almost five years ago now—we were so lost. If you haven’t found your people yet, I encourage you to keep searching. Because when you finally find them, it will be a beautiful thing.”

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I Have a Child with Special Needs But Sometimes, His Siblings Need Me More

Confession: I am not an expert on all things parenting—yet I am proud in my imperfections. My world forever changed in 2005 when, at the age of 18, I gave birth of my firstborn son. Fast-forward to now and I’m…

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Pop Quiz: Are You Winning at Pandemic Parenting?

“If you answered yes to most or even some of these, your kids are good hands. You are already doing the most important things during this new and bazaar situation that we are still trying to figure out how to handle.”

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Let’s Talk about Sext(ing)—& Why You Should with Your Kids, Too

Photo: Luke Porter via Unsplash
The sending and receiving of sexually charged images and words via digital devices—a.k.a. “sexting”—is a relatively common practice amongst young people. Parents, having grown up amongst different norms, often feel lost in how to help…

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10 Bittersweet Signs Your Kids Are All Grown Up

Whether dreaded or welcomed, there comes a time when your child will no longer need you in the same way they used to. Here are 10 signs that show they’ve really grown up.

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8 Important Reasons Every New Mom Needs “Me Time,” No Matter What

Believe it or not, every new mom needs to get away from their baby. Here’s why.

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Big Families: We Are More Than the Sum of Our Parts

Photo: AmyJayPhoto via Flickr
Every evening when I leave work, I see the same tired woman standing on the corner outside my building waiting to cross the street with her four little kids. It’s a busy street always, but even…

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He Won

Photo: Christina Lacourte
Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Red Tricycle.
At 11:40 PM on November 8th, 2016, there was an unsettling silence in San…

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