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Glass Half Full: Choosing Gratitude in Motherhood

The air is getting cooler, and Thanksgiving is around the corner. It’s easy to feel sentimental when surrounded by family and eating pumpkin pie, but how can we give thanks in the everyday moments of parenting? More specifically, how can we give thanks when motherhood is hard? Maybe it’s just a shift in how we […]

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You Might Be a San Francisco Mom If . . .

Raising a family in San Francisco comes with special privileges and challenges. You might be a San Francisco mom if . . .  You buy milk at the corner store using Apple Pay. You pay your babysitter with Venmo. You’ve considered sending the preschool admissions director cookies to increase your child’s chances of acceptance. You’ve said […]

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KiddieLeaks: The Surveillance Reports of an Average Home with Preschoolers

With all the media talk of high-tech hackers infiltrating our homes through baby monitors, microwaves, and other small appliances, I wondered just what those shady characters of the cyber underworld would make of audio recordings coming from my house. And so, I bring you the seedy world of preschooler espionage: audio files of life with a five- and three-year- […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13:  Children play as a mothers group meets at a local park on May 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Tony Abbott's Coalition government will deliver it's first federal budget tonight and is expected to reveal several welfare spending cuts and tax increases as well as increases in defence and infrastructure spending.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

It’s OK to Judge, Just Don’t Be a Jerk

We say it all the time, and we hear it all the time:  “Don’t judge other moms. Everyone is doing the best that they can.” Yes, they are, but it’s also human nature to make judgments. We form opinions and make decisions about big things and small things every day, so why wouldn’t we do […]

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