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Being a parent is kind of like being in a secret society. Sure, anyone can be a parent really. And sure, everyone has their own assumptions as to what being a parent is like.

 

But it's not until you have children of your own that you can really understand each other.

 

To the Mom with the screaming toddler in the cereal aisle – we salute you. To the Dad left alone with his breastfed baby and a bottle for Mom's girls night out – we salute you.

 

Here are a few of our most popular posts to get you started:

 

When Are We Really Going to Be Cool with Breastfeeding?

7 Ways to Tame Your Toddler During a Public Meltdown

 4 Ways My Relationship with My Mom Chanced Once I Became a Mom

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Moms

10 Valentine’s Day “Date” Ideas for the Whole Family

In the golden era of pre-children romance, you and your partner probably had fantastic plans for Valentine’s Day. You ate dinner at restaurants while having uninterrupted conversations and using cloth napkins. You went to the movies and not a single character was a cartoon.…

February 10, 2017
Moms

What Will Parenting Be Like in 20 Years?

You’ve seen the articles and heard the stories. And you’re living proof. Parenting 20 years ago was different. Kids went outside to play from sun up to sun down, walking to school alone was no big deal and parents raised their children without all…

January 31, 2017
Moms

Why I Choose to Drink Less Than My Friends

On a Friday night, you won’t find me on my couch with a bottle of wine, a glass in my hand and binge watching my favorite Netflix show (okay – I will probably be binge watching my favorite Netflix show…) Yes, many moms joke…

January 24, 2017
Moms

The Secrets To Being The Very Best Parent You Can Be

The following is a guest post from Ash Stevens of One Damn Good Woman! Ash Stevens (“Asha”) is a writer who doubles as a pretend philosopher and a wannabe shaman. When she isn’t writing her soul out on her blog, she’s listening to the great…

January 5, 2017
Moms

The Ultimate NYE Cheat Sheet for Moms

One of the most exciting things about parenthood is experiencing holidays through the eyes of  your children. Christmas is more magical, Easter more fun and Valentine’s Day even lovelier. But New Year’s Eve comes with its own unique challenges, since it’s the only holiday…

December 29, 2016
Moms

7 Snowy Day Activities for You and Your Toddler

As a kid, snow days are magical and full of wonder. Do you remember jumping up and down on your bed with your pajamas inside out hoping that this magical combination would cancel school?! (No? Just me…) As a parent, though, they are filled…

December 12, 2016
Moms

7 Unique Ways to Survive Thanksgiving With a Toddler

Now that we’ve made it past Halloween, Thanksgiving is swiftly approaching, and with it comes fantastic food, good company and endlessly energetic toddlers trying to get into everything from the oven to the liquor cabinet and everything in between. Let us be the first…

November 21, 2016
Moms

5 Mindfulness Activities for Kids This Fall

The ability to self-soothe and relax are essential skills for children to become healthy, resilient adults. Mindfulness activities for kids teach them techniques they can use at home or at school to become more calm and resilient. The following activities teach children the basic…

November 8, 2016
Moms

The Delicate Tightrope Walk That Is Being a Toddler Parent

If you do a quick Google search or walk into any bookstore, you will see a ridiculous amount of  parenting advice. This advice is often contradictory because everyone knows there are a million different methods for getting your kid to sleep through the night.…

October 17, 2016