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I've seen countless articles maligning parents' use of smartphones, blaming our beloved electronic rectangles for turning us into distracted, checked-out moms missing beautiful, priceless moments with our children. As the mother of a six-week old, I'm here to declare it...
Gardening with your child is a wonderful way to teach them about responsibility and healthy food choices, while fostering an appreciation of their natural environment. It may also help them avoid allergies, asthma, and autoimmune diseases. The National Wildlife...
In a cold room a frail girl sits alone, her small hands resting on a frigid tabletop, her legs are shaking and her mind is racing. She isn't sure why she's here and the recording device seems to be...
Now that school's out for summer, what are you and your kids going to do to fill the days? How about berry picking? It gets everyone outside, burns energy, and at the end you get a reward for your...
Last week on the Today Show, Kathie and Hoda discussed their disapproval of the brelfie (breastfeeding selfie) on their segment  "OK! Or Not OK". Hoda explained that she preferred to keep those moments private and Kathie called sharing them...
Receiving a call at work from my mom is always a rarity. Since age 18, I have worked 40 hours a week. At 20, I began working at a preschool and going to school myself, which put me well...
It amazes me how two kids from the same gene pool can be so completely different from one another in almost every way. For instance, my stepdaughter is organized, studious, inquisitive, and works well independently. My stepson is funny, polite,...
Good kids sometimes express their needs in bad ways. They hit, they scream, they bite, they tattle, they whine and they simply don't listen. It's not personal, it's developmental and it's their way of communicating that they have a...
Several years ago, my now five-year-old (she was two or three at the time) wandered into the bathroom as I was putting on make-up and my husband was getting out of the shower. Upon seeing my husband, she put...
When my husband and I decided to wait to find out the sex of our first child, one thing I was excited about was the challenge of creating a cute gender-neutral nursery. I envisioned a colorful, fun space that...
Last week, I was made aware of a new phenomenon known as the “Dad Bod.” If you haven’t heard of it (you definitely will), the “Dad Bod” is a specific physique that is a cross between a guy who...
Someone once said that forced kindness is a lethal destroyer of happiness. I love when my son is kind to me, to others, to himself. And I've watched the eyes roll and the feelings get hurt when he's resisted a...
Being the mother of a 13 year old is challenging and it often seems that I have forgotten what it's like to be a teenager. Middle school, for me, was by far the most difficult phase of my childhood. Everyone...
In honor of May being the official Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month, I am sharing my story of melanoma survival. My skin cancer story started in elementary school. Coming out of summer vacation, my under 10-year-old self was...

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