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Why is your kid the boss of you?

We’ve all heard about baby-led weaning.  Even child-led potty training and child-led playing makes sense.  But when did child-led-every-f*%king-thing in…

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Gripes from the Grind: Two Grandmas – who cares???

I came across this thread on Facebook yesterday where “Stacy” was asking for advice regarding a real pickle she was…

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Mama, I’m scared: tips for helping your child cope with fear

Recently, my daughter got her ears pierced.  She is a rule-follower (we call her “the hall monitor”).  If Claire’s says…

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Gripes from the Grind: In Sweden, Money’s No Issue

Guest Post by Alexandra Suhner Isenberg I just came back from spending two months visiting my husband’s family in Sweden….

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Gripes from the Grind: don’t confuse your laziness with a lesson!

Are you there parents? It’s me, the one pushing your kid on the swing or otherwise saving his life. I…

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Your kid is just as disgusting as mine – vaccinate, dammit. (Guest post from Emily Wight)

My son was barely five weeks old when we took him to a daytime holiday party. I spent most of…

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Momcabulary Monday: Work-Life Balance

[wurk] – [lahyf] – [bal-uhns] I’m sorry to say that like Narnia or Neverland, unicorns or mermaids…work-life balance is completely…

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Why I called 9-1-1 yesterday

So yesterday I had a blissful half hour to myself to go for a run.  I was feeling lazy, so…

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Do they even like me?

Sometimes I feel like I’m so busy bossing, nagging, directing, pulling, dressing, hair-brushing, lunch-making, refereeing, coaching, bed-making, laundry folding, laundry…

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Kenny Rogers’ advice for new fathers…

Having kids is a bit of a crap-shoot.  Some people are born parents, others struggle significantly…and a few (let’s face…

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