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Fool-Proof Phrases to Deflect Unwanted Baby Advice

“I amassed a list of fun conversation killer responses—which means you don’t have to listen to another second of that unsolicited advice.”

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Hang in There: 25 Things New Moms Need to Hear

We’re with you, mama! These encouraging words of wisdom will help a new mom (or any mom!) get through the day.

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How We Survived a Trip to Peru with Two Kids Under 5

“Totally candid advice for brave parents out there with an itch for adventure.”

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One Cool Thing: Tinyhood App & Website for Baby Advice

Momming 101: Get expert answers to all your questions about self care, baby sleep, breastfeeding and more with the Tinyhood app and website.

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21 Things You’ll Think as a New Mom

Smile and nod as you read this list of 20 things every new mom thinks and deals with those wild few months.

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Daddy Wars

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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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You Can Cry If You Want to: 10 Ways to Survive Colic

There are hundreds of tips – thousands, even – about how to soothe your colicky baby, from advice from random strangers at the grocery store to your pediatrician’s expert tips. This is not that kind of advice. You get enough solicited (and even more unsolicited) advice when you’ve got a wee babe screaming in your arms. No, these tips are just for you: a random assortment of advice about how you, the parents, can survive a colicky baby.

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In Defense of the Mom Group

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The internet is full of criticisms for mom groups; the helpful advice couched in disapproval, the condescension and impractical suggestions. I know the moms who look for a…

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3 Things You Should Never Say to New Parents

In an essay originally published on Red Tricycle’s Spoke Contributor Network, hear one dad’s take on what you should and should not say to new parents.

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The Unmumsy Mum

’m not a “Mommy”! Let me re phrase that – I’m not a “mommy” kinda mom, you know the wonderful kinds you see everywhere, the cuddling, carrying, doing homework and projects together kinda mommy. The ones who vent about unsolicited…

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20 Signs You’re a Marin Mom

Are you a certified Marin Mom? We have the 20 sure-fire signs, from gift-free birthdays to a family uniform made up entirely of microfleece.

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