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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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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...
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Sometimes, Kids Are Just Little A-Holes And It’s Not Our Fault

I recently read an article on a popular mommy blog that suggested two sentences to say to your misbehaving kid instead of yelling at...
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Stop Caring So Much That My Baby’s Gender Will Be A Surprise

Can I ask you a question that has me totally stumped? Why do people care so much when a pregnant mother says she’s waiting to...
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The Hidden Double Standard of Having Kids

Isn’t it odd that in order to keep human life on this earth, we literally have to procreate, yet when a mother with a...
Friends: It's Okay To Discipline My Kids

Friends: It’s Okay To Discipline My Kids

I’m a big believer in the “it takes a village” mindset when it comes to raising my kids. In most parental circumstances, I realize...
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Why I Don’t Care If Your Kid Got Mine Sick

Listen to me say this very obvious fact of life, and be prepared to accept it, because it’s a fact that people tend to...
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Disney Movie Plot Holes and Inconsistencies- I Have Questions!

You know how having kids means you end up watching the same movies over and over (and over and over)? Well, if I have...
10 Things Not Allowed In THIS House

10 Things Not Allowed In THIS House

I’ve got kids, so I’ve accepted that for the next 18ish years, I won’t get to own amazingly fine things and I won’t get...
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I’m A Yeller And That’s My Parenting Style

I’m a yeller. I’m that mom at the grocery store yelling at her kids to stop running up and down the aisle. I’m that mom who...
Child-less Friends: Sometimes I Really Envy You

Child-less Friends: Sometimes I Really Envy You

To my friends who don’t have kids, I have something honest and real that I need to share with you: Sometimes it’s really hard to...
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Why I Hate My Instant Pot

Based on the glowing reviews and recommendations of, like, every friend I have, I asked for—and received—an Instant Pot for Christmas last year. (Thanks,...
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To the Mom with Mental Illness: If You Can’t, Let Me

To the mom who is muddling through mental illness: I see you. You are a mother. No matter your background, no matter your current situation,...