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'Kids Are the Worst' Instagram Account Basically Sums Up Parenting

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Is your newsfeed full of parents posting angelic shots of their perfect kids? When you're scrubbing marker off the walls and trying to keep your own little angel from taking off her diaper for the hundredth time, it can be hard to relate. Enter Salt Lake City mom Anna Macfarlane, who created an Instagram account called Kids Are... Read more

Happy Friday From the Cutest Taekwondo Kid

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Three-year-old Sophie, the littlest member of the Armly Taekwondo Club in Leeds, UK, has made a big impact. The club shared a video on their Facebook page of Sophie enthusiastically reciting the martial arts creed, and unsurprisingly, it was a huge hit. We can't decide what our favorite part is: Sophie's tiny ponytail, her pint-sized taekwondo... Read more

9 Valentine's Day Cards That Perfectly Sum Up Our Lives

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If the media and all the Whitman's Samplers in your local drugstore haven't made the message loud and clear that Valentine's Day is HAPPENING (whether you're on that box of chocolates train or not), we're here to tell you we know how you feel. The "holiday" takes on a different meaning once you're in the pregnancy or parenting zone.  The flowers,... Read more

Potty Training My Toddler Made Me Jealous of Other Potty Trained Tots

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I never really compared Lovie to other children when she was smaller. In hindsight, I think I didn’t compare because I didn’t have to—Lovie was ahead with a lot of milestones.  Instead of realizing that’s why I didn’t really compare, I told myself I was just so enamored with finally being a mom that... Read more

Funny Things That Happen After Baby Arrives

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Let me share a funny story.  A few weeks ago, my husband, baby boy, and I were traveling to see family across the state.  My son was still nursing every two hours or so (still is!) and we were looking at a three-hour car drive ahead of us.  Without getting into too many details, my... Read more

What My Baby is Grateful for this Thanksgiving

My little turkey is thankful for boobs, avocado and her favorite monkey mirror.My little turkey is thankful for boobs, avocado and her favorite monkey mirror.
I asked my 9-month-old daughter, Evie, what she’s thankful for this Thanksgiving. She clapped her hands, belched, then picked up her copy of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See and started babbling: What I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving Mommy’s boobs. A fresh, dry diaper...ahhh. The awesome orange monkey mirror hanging from my play... Read more

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Back “I Told My Kid I Ate All Their Halloween Candy”

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With Hurricane Sandy postponing Halloween for some and causing chaos for many, it seems everyone was in need of a laugh this week. Luckily, Jimmy Kimmel knows how to lighten even the darkest of moods. Famous for challenging parents to humorously torture their children, the late-night talk show host brought back a fan favorite this week. "I Told My... Read more

Chat with the “Sh*tty Mom” Authors on Twitter!

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Hi Bumpies, Mark your calendars! This Wednesday, September 12 at 2 p.m. EST, we'll be chatting with the authors of Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for The Rest of Us ($13 on Amazon). If you haven't read this book yet, you seriously need to --... Read more