We Can’t Let Our Daughters Lose Themselves While Trying To Please Everyone Else

skynesher/Getty Images My girl — Today after I got off the train, I walked around a bit admiring the heaviness of the landscape. I watched my breath dance into the air and exchanged smirks with strangers that seemed concentrated on their destination, and not so much their breathing rhythms. I took the long way today. …

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From The Confessional: Some Husbands Rock—The Rest Should Take Notes

Scary Mommy and RyanJLane/Getty Hey husbands! Yes, we’re talking to you. Put down your phone and video game controller and golf club and the remote and listen. You know it doesn’t actually take too much to get on the “good husband” list, right? Like, if you see your exhausted wife washing dishes at 10 p.m., …

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BIPOC Women Have Valid Critiques Of RBG––They Deserve To Be Heard

Scary Mommy and Tarzhanova/Getty The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has rocked many Americans to their core. Many of those people feeling particularly vulnerable are women. For her entire career, Ginsburg was a champion of women, fighting for their right to be seen as equal in a time when they weren’t. While …

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Let Birthing People Have Bodily Autonomy––Lying Down Isn’t The Only Option

Malte Mueller/Getty As women, we often find it challenging to listen to our bodies, to follow our intuition, to hear the call from deep in our bellies. When I was pregnant with my twin daughters, I wanted desperately to give birth vaginally, naturally, sans medication or interventions. I was stubborn about it up until my …

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Old Habits Die Hard And Make Sh*t Awkward — Especially After Divorce

Julie Burton/Twitter My ex-husband dropped off the kids a few months ago and we stood in the driveway talking. It’s something we do every month or so to catch up on things, and I’ve always felt it covers more ground than texting or the rushed phone calls we manage to fit into our circus of …

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I Can’t Shake The Fear Of Something Awful Happening To My Kids

Dreet Production/Getty When I brought my first child home from the hospital, I either held him all day or he slept right next to me. Those first nine months, his crib touched my side of the bed. When he was four days old, a friend of mine wanted to hold him. I was sitting about …

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Why I Turned Off My Birthday On My Facebook Profile

Scary Mommy and svetikd/Getty For the past few years, I’ve gotten really intense anxiety on my birthday. And while it’s true that I’m hurtling toward (and am probably already at) middle age, that isn’t the reason for my anxiety. I’m embarrassed to admit this, but the anxiety was coming from—get this—people wishing me happy birthday …

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Mandy Moore Announces Pregnancy With Adorable Bump Pics

Instagram/Jenna Jones Mandy Moore announces pregnancy on Instagram In these uncertain and often, dark, times — we love a good celebrity baby announcement to brighten the day. There’s nothing quite like professional photography and two very pretty people excited about their future, so a big thank you and congratulations are in order as This Is …

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Online Mom Groups Are Sharing More QAnon Conspiracies Than Ever Before

Oscar Wong Investigative reporter tries to understand why mom groups on social media are overrun by QAnon You’ve probably noticed that memes and social posts about child trafficking are everywhere these days and not only that, the same people who share posts about alleged trafficking rings are often the same people who don’t believe in …

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Amazon Just Casually Dropped Its Big Fall Sale, And Thousands Of Products Are Discounted

Amazon Surprise! Amazon’s Big Fall sale is here, and the online retailer is offering major deals on pretty much everything. While you might be waiting for Black Friday to get those discounted home goods, you may want to check out what Amazon has to offer first. From Keurig’s coffee/espresso machine, to BISSELL’s hard floor mop …

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