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This Mother's Day Thing is a Mixed Bag

We love our mothers. Of course we love our mothers. But they drive us crazy. They raised us wonderfully/strangely/amazingly/poorly or they didn’t raise us at all. 706 more words

Writing

My Overdue Apology to Carol Brady this Mother’s Day

On March 8, 1974, the final episode of The Brady Bunch aired. I was born later that year, hence missing out on ever watching the show live. 987 more words

Under Bressure

Have you seen Laura Perlongo’s video on “bressure”? If not, “bressure” is the term being given to the experience of being shamed for not breastfeeding enough or at all. 1,451 more words

The Cautious Mom Blog

Mommy wars: the vaccine debate

If you are part of any mommy group online or in real life it’s no secret that 2 topics can get even the calmest person in the world to possibly explode: circumcision and vaccinations but I will talk about the later. 1,347 more words

Why All Moms Need A Twin Pass

“I’m the mother of twin toddlers” is a phrase I often use when writing. It’s a true statement, but it’s also the ultimate parenting get-out-of-jail-free card. 142 more words

Breastfeeding, Part One - Saying “no” to the “Mommy Wars”

Hi there, readers, welcome back!

There’s been a lot going on in the news (isn’t there always these days?), so I wanted to take a step back and discuss some issues related to parenting in order to nurture that part of your soul as well. 730 more words

Parenting

Passing judgement

I’ve stopped judging moms. I’ve stopped judging anyone, really. You know why? Life is hard and we all struggle.

I know how it feels to be that lonely mom, aching for communication with someone before you forget how to speak. 326 more words