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5 Things I Wish My Family Understood About Mother’s Day

It’s so easy to just go through the routine. “Great, Mother’s Day is today,” my husband thinks. “Better stop by Walgreens and pick up something quick and easy.” He rushes in and out, hardly even noticing what he has grabbed. It was in the appropriate aisle, so it will do. The kids begrudgingly get out …

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Your Dog Doesn’t Count On Mother’s Day And Other Truths

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! I want to wish a wonderful day to all the moms out there either through biology, or adoption, or if you’re a step-mom, or even if you’ve got a deadbeat sibling who has run off to Nevada to “find themselves” and left you a niece and a half empty bag of …

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Am I The Only Mom Who Always Seems To End Up In Tears On Mother’s Day?

To start with, this post is probably going to make me look horrible. I swear I’m not. I love my kids. I love my husband. I love love love my family with all of my life and every fiber of my being. But…sometimes it’s a bit much. I mean, the whole family and life and …

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10 Things I Actually Want For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day. Just saying the words invoke images of gifts made of crepe paper, frumpy bathrobes, stand mixers, flowery stationary, or maybe a box of chocolates, or grocery-store flowers. Not that I’m not appreciative. These are all great gifts, but let’s get real for a minute. There are some, shall we say, less traditional gifts …

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#MomSongs Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Be A Mom

As it turns out, the day after Mother’s Day is the most fun time to be a mom on Twitter. Inspired by a segment on the comedy game show @midnight with Chris Hardwick, fans tweeted the show their best parody songs about their moms using the hashtag #MomSongs. The results were, well…pretty accurate: I Wanna …

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Mother’s Day For Women Struggling With Fertility…

I never got to full-on be a mom. After years of trying to get pregnant, my first and only pregnancy ended in a miscarriage and after even more years of trying, it never quite worked out. This time of year, especially, is difficult for me. I realize in my heart that Mother’s Day is literally …

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