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Proof That Breast Milk Really is Magic

By April Davis

I never feel more like a superhero that when I'm breastfeeding.  The act of breastfeeding my first baby really sealed the deal for me when it came to healing my body image-not only had I created this baby, but now I was her sole source of food, food I was MAKING with my magic boobies.  I l... Read More

Why I Don’t Want My Kids To Be Happy

By YourTango

By Mia Von Scha (And why having kids who are always happy is actually a sign of bad parenting.) It seems obvious that we would want our kids to be happy always. We go out of our way to protect them from negativity, disappointment, sadness, and anger. We try to create peaceful home... Read More

6 Tips to Help Your Kids Share a Room

By April Davis

We just had our third baby, and in our 3 bedroom house, that meant it was time for my oldest children to share a room.  I asked my friends and read up on ideas and this list has been what's worked best for us to make moving them in together a smooth and easy transition.  Here are... Read More

10 Easy Ways To Be A Fantastic Parent (While Staying Mostly Sane)

By YourTango

By Lianne Avila Parenting is no easy job. But this might help. Parenting is a job that never ends. If you've taken on this job, you need to congratulate yourself. You are responsible for the well-being of another human being. Parents have a tremendous impact on a child — at pres... Read More

Beyonce Announces She Is Pregnant With Twins

By Rachael Herrscher

Straight from the #BEYHIVE: “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters” PHOTO CREDIT: Beyonce via Instagram   Beyon... Read More

5 Secret Ways Smart Parents Emotionally CONNECT With Their Kids

By YourTango

By Lianne Avila We live in a fast-paced society. I hear it all the time in my practice: "How can I connect with my child?" Parents want to connect with their children more than ever these days. Living in the Bay Area can be demanding, and not leave as much time for your family a... Read More

The 21 Reasons Your Kid Lies

By YourTango

By Judy Helm Wright We don't want our kids to lie and we discipline them when they do. But wait,what about us? Do parents lie to their kids? Do kids tell lies? Why do we lie often when the truth would serve us better? We recently had a group of friends and relatives at our home fo... Read More

Legal Ducks in a Row? (or…How I am Going to Protect My Family)

By Erin Oltmanns

I have a few questions for you... Do you and your spouse go on vacation by yourselves and leave your kids in someone else’s care while you go? Do your kids travel without you for athletic events/tournaments? Do you and your spouse enjoy a date night once and awhile? Do you do things ... Read More

Hey Girl! Watch Ryan Gosling’s Sweet Tribute To Eva Mendes At The Golden Globes

By Rachael Herrscher

Hey Girl . . . Ryan Gosling gets it.   His Golden Globes acceptance speech was our favorite: “While I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I ever had on a film, my lady was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second, and trying to help... Read More

I Broke My Butt, Now What?

By Kalli Verbecky

For Christmas this year I gave myself the gift that keeps on giving.  I broke my butt.  Generally speaking I mean. My pelvis and acetabulum to be exact, and a small tibia fracture too. And I did it over 2,300 miles from home. My husband and kids, my parents too, they were all back in... Read More