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It Was Something To Be Missed

Our neighbors just had a baby. I can hear him downstairs crying like a cat mews – that frantic, breathless song. It brings me back to almost four years ago when Addie chirped and mewed, cooed and gurgled, clucked and purred. Oh how I miss those baby sounds. READ MORE

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  • Sabrina Wind

    First Life Lesson – Consistency

    [Editor’s note: This post is part of Sabrina’s “Road to the Half-Ironman” series. See part one here.] When I was in high school, Mike, a boy who lived on my street, decided he was going to lose weight. So he woke up ...

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  • What The Flicka

    Know What Day It Is?

    This little girl does!...

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  • Confessions

    She Doesn’t Pity Me. She Gets It.

    I recently became friends with a mother on my daughter’s cheerleading squad. There was an instant affinity between us, though we had little enough in common. She’s the mother of five; I have two. She works full time; I stay...Read More
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  • Sherice Torres

    How to De-Crazy Your Week

    The work week can be a bitch. Between the evening commute, cranky kids, pets demanding attention (feed me! walk me! love me!), it can all add up to one massive emotional meltdown. So, what’s a busy mama to do? Here are a few tips to help ...

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  • Expressing Motherhood

    Producing Past Cancer

    My mother always forbade me to cut off my breasts. It was something we went back and forth on frequently. I saw what the breast cancer had done to her the first and second time and what she had went through in her mastectomy, so I told her ...

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  • Confessions

    The Great Pie Lie

    A lot of events led up to that very moment. Standing in line at Publix, watching  two pecan pies cruise down the conveyor belt in bubbly plastic containers. No self-respecting southerner can show up to Christmas without a pie! I was grasping...Read More
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  • Pat Geyer

    One Helluva Sandwich

    A number of months ago the Food Network Magazine (which I actually no longer get but since Mom does, I get to peruse it when she is done) had a special pull-out on dozens of grilled cheese recipes. While some were pretty close to your stan...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: AbFab

    With Fall officially starting on Saturday, I wanted to come up with something special for the last summer cocktail of 2012. (Don't worry your pretty little heads, I have some ah-mazing autumn cocktails planned for you, my sweets - xoxo) Whe...

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  • Confessions

    Okay, Who Ate The Baby Jesus?

    T’was the night before Christmas and Addie (15 months) was the perfect age for wreaking holiday havoc. No tree, tinsel, or mistletoe was safe. For that reason, Christmas swag was downgraded to a ridiculously high wreath on the door and...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    This Parody Of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” Will Sound Painfully Accurate To All You Sleep-Deprived Parents Out There

    We all know that feeling of looking at the clock, six espresso shots wearing off, and realizing that you still have seven hours until you’ll be able to go to sleep....

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  • Beth Rosen

    Mom, What’s For Dinner?

    How often do your kids ask you what’s for dinner, and no matter what you answer, they respond with disappointment?  Mine do it all the time.  I can understand it; some nights you’re in the mood for one thing, and another thing is what...

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  • Confessions
    Karen Johnson

    Motherhood Is…

    Sipping wine between folding towels and onesies at 9:00 at night.

    Squatting on a public bathroom floor with a baby on your hip as you hoist a toddler onto the toilet.

    Letting your child wear her shoes on the wrong feet to have one less battle to fight today. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman Interviews Selena Gomez

    Felicity Huffman sits down with Rudderless costar Selena Gomez to talk nervous habits, fears, love, family, and admirable qualities in women....

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  • Chef Stuart O'Keeffe

    Roasted Brown Sugared Carrots

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner so I thought I’d share some of my favorite holiday recipes over the next couple weeks to help prepare you for the big feast. Thanksgiving should not be stressful, so I ‘ve created side dishes that...

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