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If Everything is Impermanent, Let's Rest Assured the Effort Remains

by Parent Co.

All I had wanted was to do something that would last. But that’s how it is with motherhood, isn’t it?

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Your Parenting Style Needs a Makeover

by Parent Co.

The problem of parenting styles isn't that any style is right or wrong, it's that in our adherence to them we forget style is massively subjective.

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How to Help Kids Cope With Post-Christmas Letdown

by Parent Co.

When the morning of December 25th arrives, it’s seemingly gone in an instant, often leaving children with a post-holiday letdown.

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Be a Leader Not a Boss

by Parent Co.

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They're Their Milestones, Not Ours

by Parent Co.

Time and again we’re presented with a measuring stick, and sometimes our child simply doesn’t measure up.

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A Letter to My Future Self

by Parent Co.

My daughter had an assignment at school recently to write a letter to herself, and the teacher will send it to her when she graduates high school. 

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How MAC's Ruby Woo Lipstick Saved the Day

by Parent Co.

Sometimes you have to rummage through the bathroom cabinets to find your inner warrior.

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It's Okay to Let Your Partner Be Their Own Parent

by Parent Co.

There is seldom a right and wrong way of doing things. The spectrum is wide and there's often plenty of room for grace.

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Growth Is Imperative in the Journey Called Parenting

by Parent Co.

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The House-To-House Holiday Shuffle: a Chaotic Tradition We’re Lucky to Have

by Parent Co.

Is it a challenge to cart around children, canines, presents, diaper bags, and baked goods to multiple houses? Absolutely. Is it worth it? Absolutely.

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A Mom's Top 10 Television Moments of 2017

by Parent Co.

It truly is the golden age of television. It's also the age of interruption, nervous breakdowns, and endless piles of laundry.

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How to Survive Mom-Shaming When Home for the Holidays

by Parent Co.

Mom-shaming seems to be a pervasive problem; however, a different interpretation may help young parents through the holidays.

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Santa and His Magic – in Full Effect for as Long as Possible

by Parent Co.

When it’s all said and done, if my children have joyful memories, then I have given them a great gift.

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On Growth and Earthworms

by Parent Co.

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A Letter to All Parenting Experts Who Don’t Actually Have Any Kids

by Parent Co.

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Guilt: It’s Not Just for Moms

by Pam Moore

Attention Moms: the pressure to lean in, both at work and at home, isn’t just in our heads.

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Whether They Meet Them Or Not, Our Relatives Shape Our Kids

by Parent Co.

Even if the stories aren’t happy, love-conquers-all stories, they're important. These were real people’s stories – people we have ties with.

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The F Word: a Discussion on the Power of Language With My 9-Year-Old

by Parent Co.

The consequence for the use of this language will depend upon the context, the cultural norms, and, let’s face it, the potential for parental embarrassment.

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9 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Empty Nest

by Parent Co.

One minute you’re changing diapers and wiping noses, the next you’re dropping kids off in their college dorm rooms. Here's how to fill the space they leave.

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In the Middle

by Wendy Kennar

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I'm a Stay-At-Home-Mom With an Older Child, What's Next for Me?

by Parent Co.

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Five Workplace Strategies That Totally Work on Your Kids

by Parent Co.

Having spent years dealing with angry customers and clients, I've seen how some of the same tactics that put out fires in the workplace can help me at home.

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How to Give Back When You're a Parent of Young Kids

by Parent Co.

If you feel weighted down by your parental responsibilities, check out the ideas below to help set you on the path towards service.

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I'm Going to Need You to Stop Screaming Now Please

by Parent Co.

Hi Baby! It's your Papa. How you doing? Not good? Yeah, I can tell. As for me, I’m… well, I’m frustrated. I have a simple request for you: Stop screaming.

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