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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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Don’t Lie–You DO Have a Favorite Child

  The oldest child is a parent’s favorite child. Think about it from a sibling perspective: Which sibling has gotten the most time with the parents,...
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Everybody Pees When They Sneeze… Right?

Hello, dear readers! If any of you happen to be my friends or relations, you might want to stop reading now because we’re about...

5 Terrifying Questions From Your Kids

  1. Can I get my own grocery cart? This sounds benign enough until you find yourself shopping with the equivalent of a poorly trained NASCAR...
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A Personal Victory:The First Postpartum Poop

To begin, I’d just like to warn anyone who knows me personally to maybe skip this one, unless you’re okay with getting to know...
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Are You Going to Try for a Girl?

Are you going to try for a girl?? The sign currently on my vag. I don’t get this question too often anymore because most of the...

The Mom Rage List

As moms, the day is sometimes a series of events which call on our best efforts to swallow rage and exercise patience. Those days...
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Parents, Please Stop the Baby Talk. Just, Stop.

Look, I get it. It’s freaking adorable when your child starts their baby talk, mispronouncing words or stumbling to mimic what you’re saying. They...

Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner

Warning: This article is part of “The Edge” series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are...
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Your Bra Fit Problems Solved

The last time I talked to you about bras, I talked about how to find a bra that fits well. This time, I want...
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Dealing with Unsolicited Parenting Advice

If you have a kid, you’ve received unasked for advice about how you’re raising them. I don’t know what it is about the existence...
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Differences Between Boys and Girls

When I was pregnant with my first, I was convinced the baby was a girl and I got my hopes up. So I felt...
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What The “Postpartum Body” Really Means

I hardly recognize my physical self anymore. I look down at my body and see the marks left by each of my two babies,...