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Using Your Kid as an Effective Mediator and Email Service

by ParentCo.

The trick is learning how to maximize your child’s potential as a mediator, facilitator, spreader of a wide range of truths, and email service.

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New Parents, Your Life Is over – Embrace It

by ParentCo.

While I don’t feel remarkably different as a person, my life is astronomically different than it used to be.

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Growing Into Parenthood

by ParentCo.

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I Can't Do This

by ParentCo.

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Everything We Know About Parenting Will Eventually Be Wrong

by ParentCo.

What are "mesofacts" and how will they contribute to our kids' arguments when leaving us four pages of instructions for watching our grandkids?

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

by ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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They're Their Milestones, Not Ours

by ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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

by ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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

by ParentCo.

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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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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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In the Middle

by Wendy Kennar

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