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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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Do You Dare to Go Bare?

I own six pairs of tweezers. That’s not to count the ones that have jumped out of my normal stash sites. They’re in the car, in my purse, in my makeup bag, in my bathroom and bedroom — and sometimes, they’re tucked away in…

September 15, 2016
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Hey Mamas! HITT Is Your One-Stop Weight Loss Shop

Finding the time to exercise becomes exponentially harder once you have kids. It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or at home with them, all moms know that finding time to take care of yourself isn’t the easiest thing to do. When you do…

August 23, 2016
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Give the Shaft to Testicular Cancer

Did you know that Apil is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month? While I may not have testicles, personally,  I certainly associate with a few folks who do. When I was asked to share some facts on Testicular Cancer with you, my dear readers, I figured…

April 27, 2016
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All About Improv Parenting

The following is a Guest Post on Improv Parenting from Keren Gudeman. Keren is mom of a 3-yr-old and 7-month-old twins, so daily improvisation is not just an important skill but a survival strategy. She believes in moms taking care of themselves, so she started…

April 21, 2016