The Things I Love to Say

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In the spirit of summer, I’m revisiting some old favorite guest posts that I think you’ll enjoy. This one is from about 5 year ago, written by Rebecca of Unexplained x2.    If you know me, you know there’s not a lot that I “can’t” say…it pretty much all comes out of my mouth whether you […]

Trust Me, I Know: Things They Can’t Say

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Coreen is a firefighter’s wife, mom of two kids currently in two sports each, corporate career gal, LA Kings fan, red wine drinker and the queen of complicating her life; thus the crazy notion she has the wherewithal to coach her 4 year old daughter’s soccer team. Find her at http://fussypantsandlittlemiss.com I am my own best […]

“Just” One: Things They Can’t Say

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Mo is a middle-aged, self-deprecating wife and the mother of one teenage girl child who has mastered the art of PMS. In her spare time she likes to read, write and dream of one day having a housecleaner. She loves wine and hates manual labor but has discovered that mixing the two works out pretty […]

Make Me Feel Better: Things They Can’t Say

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Christine is a freelance writer, yoga instructor, runner and wannabe surfer. She blogs at Love, Life, Surf and lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two sons. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.   I was standing in the middle of the sidewalk, approximately 50 feet from the entrance to my son’s school. My son was […]

Unwanted: Things They Can’t Say

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I came into this world unwanted. Or, at least, that’s how it has felt. When your parents essentially abandon you – it can feel as if they wished you had never been born. They were young. Teenagers to be more specific, who weren’t ready to be the parents to the one child they had inadvertently created, […]

What Grocery Shopping with Kids Is Really Like: Things They Can’t Say

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Erica is a the writer of No Sleep ’til College, and co-founder of Socially Speaking Media and never gets enough sleep. Follow her on Twitter. They were both screaming as they sat in little pink car into which I’d wrangled their little bodies. They were so sweet at the time, excited for their little adventure. Now, […]

A Family Mantra

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Kir writes about love, life, and mothering her 7 yr old twins conceived after infertility on her blog The Kir Corner. Kirsten has been syndicated on BlogHer, is published in Precipice:Volume 2 (The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge) and is a content editor for Studio30Plus. She is also a proud alumnus of the inaugural 2012 NYC cast of Listen to […]

Heavy Parenting Questions: Things They Can’t Say

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Andrea is a native New Yorker living in NC who has become quite accustomed to wearing flip flops year-round. A licensed clinical social worker, she spends her free time volunteering for a number of organizations supporting women (more specifically, mothers) in need of a reminder that they are not alone. Andrea blogs at Good Girl […]

Things They Can’t Say: My Biggest Fear as a Parent

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2013 Family Expert for P&G’s Have You Tried This Yet? Trend Trio, Tina is a mom of two active boys and the founder of Life Without Pink, a personal lifestyle blog focused on parenting, and raising boys to give other parents inspiration. You’ll find everything from cool gadgets, daily adventures, to personal stories and tips […]

What It’s Like to Lose a Friend

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Lea Grover is a writer and toddler-wrangler living on Chicago’s South Side. When she isn’t cultivating an impressive dust bunny collection she waxes philosophic about raising interfaith children, marriage after a terminal cancer diagnosis, and vegetarian cooking. Her blog, Becoming SuperMommy, won second runner up in Blogger Idol. Sometimes it’s hard to be friends with somebody you’ve known […]