parents

The boundless love a parent has for their child is matched only by their capacity to embarrass them.

Jude Goodwin2 years ago
5 Truths
You’ve met the woman of your dreams. Your sex life is amazing. She’s amazing. You love her voice, her body, her laughter, the way she sips her coffee in the morning, the way she flips those steaks on ...
Jude Goodwin2 years ago
6 Tips for Happy Homework Family Time
How much homework is appropriate? The National PTA recommendations fall in line with general guidelines suggested by researcher Harris Cooper: 10-20 minutes per night in the first grade, and an additi...
Breanna Babino2 years ago
My Own Personal Hell: PPD
No one seems to want to talk about it. Like it's some kind of despicable kink or the cousin none of the family wants to claim. But, postpartum is real. It affects more mothers than most of the world c...
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Elissa Einhorn2 years ago
What Claire Dunphy Taught Me About Parenting
I used to subscribe to the “Claire Dunphy School of Parenting.” The one she unapologetically shared in Season 2, Episode 2:“Your kids don’t need to know who you were before you had them. They need to ...
Abellona T2 years ago
He Needs to Learn
The other day, my fifteen month old son expressed a need that has become a rite of passage for babies of his generation. That need was to have a phone that was kept nearby on the table, left there by ...
Jenna Logan2 years ago
Parent Shaming
Parent Shaming. Charlie, who is 6 and High Functioning, needs new shoes for school, and here you sit, in the middle of the shoe department. Charlie has been trying so hard to keep it together. He is o...
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Keli Williams2 years ago
True Confessions of a Housewife (The BAD Stuff) @#$%
Hi, yes I'm a married woman for 10 years with two beautiful children and a (for the most part) great husband. But damn it on some days I feel like jumping in the car and driving in the opposite direct...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Coping With Your Parents' Divorce As An Adult
According to experts, the number of couples over the age of 50 filing for divorce has more than doubled since the year 1990. This can be a shock to any adult children involved in divorce, as there see...
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Zachery Lee2 years ago
On My Way
My dad had never really been an easy person to get along with. Either he was upset all the time, stressing over the way things have been going with life in general: kids, money, bills, wife life, or w...
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Zachery Lee2 years ago
On My Way
Another fun, little, hopefully captivating story line of a series of events that I've run into on my life line. Growing up with epilepsy wasn't exactly the funnest task in my life, but I dealt with it...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Worst Parents in History
Some people should never have kids. Some parents spend all their lives dreaming about raising children and loving their babies with all the warmth their hearts can muster. Others you wonder why they b...
Sasha Boileau2 years ago
A Four Letter Word
Reality can change and be twisted or completely turned upside down. This story follows the series of events concerning my mother’s stroke. Every emotion that I never shared. As a young girl, I didn’t act or think like the other kids. I value morals and honesty; I see value in hope and open minds. This, amongst other things, set me apart. The thing that drove a wedge between myself and the other kids was that I had a mental illness that I was diagnosed with a bit later in life. I started the war ...
Laura McCormick2 years ago
No Matter How Together We Seem, Mommies Lose Their s#%$ Sometimes, Too
Every morning I wake up at 5am so I can shower and do my hair, have my coffee and make breakfast for my amazing family by 7am. The boys (ages 5 and 10) are at the table dressed, backpacks in hand, for...
Jenna Logan2 years ago
The Shoes of a Special Needs Parent
Step into the shoes of a Special Needs Parent, and you will find that it is one of the loneliest places in the world. Your world is wrapped up in the daily care of your child, no matter where they fal...