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An Open Letter to the “Lazy” Mother in the Grocery Store

“There is a pervasive assumption that mothers should be ‘on’ at all times.”

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How to Stay Present When Capturing Your Kids’ Special Moments on Your Phone

How do you strike the right balance between and capturing the memories while also remaining present?

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Serena Williams’ 3 Most Powerful Quotes About Motherhood From Her New “Vogue” Interview

The new mama is clearly an inspiration, both on and off the court.

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We Are All Moms

Oh, the Mommy Wars. We have all been there, either as victims, instigators, gossipers, or all of the above. So much time and effort is centered around this I am better than you attitude, and honestly, it needs to stop.…

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Daddy Wars

Photo: elisa keay
There are, like, these rules. They’re important. They dictate polite conversation. At dinner parties you don’t discuss politics, salaries or religion. I think that rule was made by housewives 60 years ago to keep husbands from getting…

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I’m Sick & Tired of These Mommy Wars

I don’t think anyone ever wins the mommy wars. The issue of whether a woman should continue to work after having children or become a stay-at-home mother (hereafter”SAHM”), has always been hotly debated and either position seems to carry with…

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Zoos Participate in Savage #CuteAnimalTweetOff and It’s Exactly What We Need

It’s only the start of 2017, but a wicked battle is brewing in Twitter world . . . possibly the biggest we’ll see this year. Luckily this duel isn’t about politics, mommy wars, or anything else that’ll make you want…

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Rhino Kid

Photo: National Geographic Little Kids Website
My Big Bird (i.e., the oldest of my three kids, a seven year old) recently had a first grade animal project. He selected a rhinoceros. He had to make a poster with a series of…

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Working Mothers Are NOT Failing Their Children, New Science Proves

Video: Retro Report via YouTube
How much time do you spend with your child? This is a question that guilts many working parents. The idea is if you are a working mom or dad, you are failing your kid. Well,…

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Off the Handlebars: Have It All, Don’t Have It All, Who Cares?

A note from the Editor: While Red Tricycle mama Allison Ellis can only dream of having it all (hey, we’re all allowed to dream of George Clooney, right?), apparently some women can indeed have it all. Take Marissa Mayer, the…

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