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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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I Wasn’t A “Good Mom” Yesterday

I wasn’t a “good mom" yesterday. I woke up with my kids at 7:30. I changed my son's diaper,...
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It’s Hard Not to Be A Halloween Grinch

The kids in the neighborhood loved Halloween a lotbut the Grinch who lived down the block did not.The Grinch hated trick-or-treat, the...
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My Kid Was An Accident

“My kid was not an accident! She was just a surprise.” My oldest kid WAS an accident. There, I...
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Car Seat Safety: Telling Someone They’re Doing It Wrong

As a parent, there is one rule you need to know. Okay, so there are like a million rules, most of which are opposites...
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It’s Time to Address Our Insecurities, For the Sake of Our Children

It’s not easy to self assess and it’s even harder to admit when we are wrong or have weaknesses in important areas....
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My Oldest Went to Kindergarten and I Didn’t Cry

I dropped my oldest kid off to kindergarten today and I didn't cry. In fact, I was very excited to wave her...
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“She Couldn’t Even Buy Her Kid His Own Cone?”

I went to Chick Fil A, taking my kids to lunch with me as a way to get them out of the...
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5 Summer Travel Essentials

5 Summer Travel Essentials Snacks This is the cardinal rule for all outings with children under 10. I’m not talking about baked kale chips sprinkled in...
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The Startling Realities of Motherhood

Has anyone ever woken you from a peaceful slumber with an ice-cold bucket of water? You’re sleeping peacefully then BAM, water in the f*ing...
11 Step Program for Those Thinking of Having Kids

11 Step Program for Those Thinking of Having Kids

Maybe you've already read this?  Maybe not?  We figured in case you didn't see it and needed a good laugh - we thought we'd...
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Stop Telling Frazzled Moms “You’ll Miss These Days”

I have a 5 and 3 year old and I really freaking hate when people tell me how I’ll “miss these days” or to...
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The Life-Changing Magic of Leaving My Stuff Alone

You may remember back in 2014 when Marie “KonMari” Kondo took the world (or at least the US) by storm with her book The...