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"The EDGE"

Warning: These articles are part of our "Edge" series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are completely opposed to any and all swear words.

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If Moms Were In Charge Of Everything

This is nowhere near a political post. Think of it more like satire. But I can’t help wondering how much better off the world...
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Children’s Holiday Performance Etiquette for Adults

The holidays are one of the cutest times of the year. Why you ask? Because it is prime school concert and pageant season. All...
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Real Talk: I Don’t Like Playing With My Kids

I don’t like playing with my kids. There, I said it. I just don’t. At ages two and four, my kids have WAY more energy than...
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The Well-Meaning, “But You Make Such Cute Kids!” Comment

I’m done having kids. I’ve got two: a girl and a boy. One of each so I can stop! But I live in Utah...
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Veterans Day VS Memorial Day And How Your Family Can Show Your Gratitude

Veterans Day is coming up on November 11th and after seeing too many Facebook posts mixing up this day with Memorial Day (May 28th),...
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Babies and Teenagers: Trick or Treating Is For YOU, Too!

Yesterday was Halloween and I loved seeing all the costumed kids come to my door for the processed sugar yumminess I was handing out....
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I Fasted From Social Media And This is What I Learned About my Parenting

I’ve been feeling like I’m too dependent on my phone, specifically social media, lately and I was wondering how it was affecting my parenting....
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The Postpartum Realization That Brought Me To My Knees

Two days after giving birth to my first child, we went home together. Three days after giving birth, the realization hit me that she...
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You’ve GOT to STOP Saying These Comments To Frazzled Moms

If you see a mom struggling in the store with a screaming baby, a toddler throwing a tantrum, or maybe she just looks like...
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A Plea to End Homework for Elementary Students

Kindergarten: On her first day, my four-year-old brought home a forty-page packet of worksheets. Each weeknight, my kindergartener was supposed to complete one page...
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Friends: HOW To Discipline My Kids W/O Overstepping

A short time ago, I wrote an article titled “Friends: It’s Okay to Discipline My Kids.” In it, I explained why I needed my...
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Our Oldest Starts Preschool Soon And I’m Not Ready

  Many moms seem so ready and excited for the next stage of life with their kids that they tend to rush through all the...