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To Chris, The IKEA Employee, Who Helped Me Find My Son

To Chris, The IKEA Employee, Who Helped Me Find My Son

Dear Ikea Chris, I apologize for not knowing your last name; the conditions under which we met weren’t conducive to a more formal introduction. But please know that I’m extremely grateful for what you did for me and my family on Sunday at the Brooklyn […]

This One Question Has Had The Biggest Impact On My Marriage

This One Question Has Had The Biggest Impact On My Marriage

Other than his tendency to be completely oblivious while he watches TV (he’d call it an “ability” … but pot-a-to, pot-ah-to), my husband is a pretty awesome guy. I appreciate him, and I’m sure he appreciates me, too. It wasn’t always this way, though. We’ve […]

20 Hilarious Tweets That Prove Twitter Is Dirty AF

20 Hilarious Tweets That Prove Twitter Is Dirty AF

There are some people out there who say they don’t really “get” Twitter. Those people, I can only assume, are sad and lost and haven’t figured out who to follow yet, because Twitter is full of the funniest and dirtiest minds on the planet. It’s […]

Children In The U.S. Are 70% More Likely To Die Early Than Kids In Other Developed Countries

Children In The U.S. Are 70% More Likely To Die Early Than Kids In Other Developed Countries

A new study, published in the current issue of Health Affairs, found that kids born in the United States are 70% more likely to die before they reach adulthood than kids in other wealthy, developed countries. Nope, this is not a joke, or a sensationalized […]

This Is Why Kids Need To Know Their Cousins

This Is Why Kids Need To Know Their Cousins

Somehow my adult siblings and I ended up living in three different states, but two years ago, we all made a pact that our kids would know each other — no matter what it takes. We decided at our last family gathering that despite the miles […]

5 Things Moms Of Boys Are Sick Of Hearing

5 Things Moms Of Boys Are Sick Of Hearing

There are some things that parents don’t want to hear, especially from strangers. Things like “Why are you letting your kid eat that?” or “You really should [insert annoying an unsolicited advice here]” (because chances are, no one cares what YOU think I should do […]

This Is What It’s Like To Be The Sibling Of Someone With A Developmental Disability

This Is What It’s Like To Be The Sibling Of Someone With A Developmental Disability

From the moment I wrote the title of this article, I have struggled. I am humbled by my inability to put into words the impact my brother, Joseph, has had on my life. I am going to give it my best damn try. Joseph was […]

I’m A Married Couples’ Therapist, And This Is Why I Don’t Wear My Wedding Ring

I’m A Married Couples’ Therapist, And This Is Why I Don’t Wear My Wedding Ring

I used to be so proud of my wedding ring. I never took it off, not even in the shower. That little piece of metal validated me. It helped me feel cool and mature, worthy and wanted. I felt like, “Yeah, see this? Someone liked […]

ScholarShare 529 Matching Grant Program Makes College More Accessible For Families

ScholarShare 529 Matching Grant Program Makes College More Accessible For Families

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ScholarShare. You can learn a lot about your kids by simply listening to their conversations, particularly when those conversations do not involve you. “I’m going to NYU,” my son proclaimed confidently. “And then I’m going to work […]

Is Your PDA Good For Your Kids?

Is Your PDA Good For Your Kids?

When we hug and kiss in front of our kids, it can make them squirm. Yes, public displays of affection can make the kids super uncomfortable but is it good for them? Nacia and Tiffiny reveal what a new study is saying about PDA.