Tag: Parenting

What is Emotional Poverty?

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The human brain is so amazing. The more we learn about it, the more we know we don’t know. I find brain-based research...

Want to Join The Military Mom Collective? We Need Writers!

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The Military Mom Collective is looking to add to our contributor team! Are you a military parent? Do you love to write and create? Do...

Extended Breastfeeding, Part II: I Just Weaned My 3-Year-Old

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This is part two of a series about extended breastfeeding. To read part one, click here. Growing up, I had very little exposure to breastfeeding....

Making Female Superheroes Mainstream

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Making Female Superheroes Mainstream  Have you heard this riddle before?  A boy and his father are driving down the road and crash. The father dies. The...

Sticking Together for the Kids? That Might Be a Bad Idea

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Being in the military is stressful, and being married is stressful. Being married in the military is something only those who experience it know!...

In Defense Of Positivity: Do You Really Want To Hear The...

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So a reader commented on a post recently that it was great for the positive spin the writer was giving, but what about the rest...

Let’s Cancel Apology Shaming

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Our society is full of different types of shaming, and it's got to stop for the sake of our kids. Shaming has taken on different...

The Princess Problem

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Are princesses a problem? More than ever, I hear my friends saying in hushed tones, "We're trying to avoid the whole princess thing." And while I'm...

First Time Homeschooling: What’s Working and What’s Not

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This post is about my family's choice to homeschool. I realize we are extremely fortunate that it is a choice and acknowledge that for...

The Boys were Being Strange at School Today: Difficult Parenting

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Parenting is hard, am I right? Before I had children, I felt that I was a much more confident parent. I knew how I would...

Six Ways You Can be a Disability Ally

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One in five Americans – more than 54 million people– have a physical, sensory, or intellectual disability. This makes the disabled community the largest...

The Scourge of the Elementary School Snack

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Listen, guys. This year has been rough—like, really rough. All our lives have been upended in ways we never could’ve imagined. Mundane activities like walking...