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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

12 Excellent Learning Activities for Toddlers

You don’t have to wait until your children are old enough to enter kindergarten to start teaching them the skills that will serve them throughout their lives — even if trying to teach something to a toddler is akin to herding cats across a…

February 2, 2019
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Moms

These Are the Best Apps for Toddlers

Putting a tablet or a cell phone in your toddler’s hands can be a terrifying experience, especially if the apps that they’re playing with have in-app purchases. There’s also that whole thing about whether or not toddlers should have any screen-time at all. The…

January 29, 2019
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Moms

The Health Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

I felt lucky when my daughter weaned herself off the boob juice, but she did so as she entered the terrible twos. I nursed my little girl well beyond what the average mom in America says is best — a total of 18 months,…

January 3, 2019
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Moms

Is Co-Sleeping With Your Toddler Healthy?

You snuggle up to your kiddo in a soothing blanket burrito at the end of a long day, and that feels natural for your family. In fact, you’ve co-slept with your toddler for a while now and wonder if continuing this sleeping pattern will…

December 19, 2018
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Moms

10 Best Christmas Gifts for New Moms

What Christmas gifts can you find for a new mom that she didn’t already get at the baby shower or on Mother’s Day? Listen to her rants and wild tales about weird poop and awkward attempts to multipurpose, and then, you have knowledge —…

December 14, 2018
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Moms

5 Christmas Traditions for Christian Families

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the weeks leading up to Christmas. There are presents to buy, parties to attend, relatives to visit and not enough time to do it all. Of course, we want to take time to…

December 7, 2018
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Moms

Why the Ideal Time Between Babies Is a Load of Malarky

The years beyond high school are supposed to be filled with more academics and a ten-year plan for starting your career, getting married and popping out babies. At least, the know-it-alls of modern society deem it so. Love takes a different route. My husband…

November 17, 2018
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Moms

You Put What on What? The Most Amazing Breast Milk Benefits

Nips do weird things, and women put weird things on nips. So, it stands to reason what comes out of those nips gets put on everything under the sun — meaning, breast milk’s got benefits. Ready to learn about the superpowers of breast milk?…

September 17, 2018