When a Neighbor Thinks You’re Endangering Your Child

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Jenna Farelyn, author of the blogs The Frelle Show and Made More Beautiful, has been a fan of all things social media since 1993. She lives in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina with her four children, loves her music loud, and her coffee cream-and-sugared within an inch of its life. Jenna and her boyfriend, The Viking, […]

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 […]

I Feel Guilty: Things They Can’t Say

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John is a semi-sane wannabe musician making ends meet as a web developer. Always, always tired. Find him at The Adventures of Daddy Runs a Lot or on twitter @daddyrunsalot.  Dear family, I have committed a cardinal sin. Not long ago, I didn’t have rehearsal. I said I did, it was on the family schedule, […]

Call for Guest Posts for This Fall

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Every Friday for the past 4 years, I’ve featured a guest post here. I love hosting your words: whatever you want to share, open and honest. I’m in the process of scheduling guest posts for this fall. Can’t believe summer is almost over!  If you’d like to guest post, you can check out my guest […]

We Need to Talk: Things They Can’t Say

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About Melissa June: Pepsi addict, recovering perfectionist, Mom to 5, Wife to 1. Slowly learning that we don’t get to change the past…We can however, heal, grow stronger, and be better than we were given. I was raised in an abusive home and went into Foster Care in 7th grade.  I write about my childhood,   about […]

When a Diagnosis Doesn’t Help: Things They Can’t Say

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About Teresa: We don’t always have it easy, but who does?  We’re a family and there’s plenty of love here. Living life on the spectrum with my son, Squeaker, and my three year old, Big Guy, presents all sorts of challenges, but it also presents us with all sorts of opportunities for growth and learning. I’ve […]

I’m Not SuperMom: Things They Can’t Say

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I’m Diana. Mom to Jellybean and Jujube. Wife to Joey. I use to blog at A Little Bit of Life and now here I am as Glamour…Not, because if we’re being honest – there is nothing glamorous about parenting. But with a dash of sarcasm and lots of keeping it real I talk about it […]

At Peace with Letting Go: Things They Can’t Say

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Laura Crawford is a freelance writer, hunter of food trucks, hashtag abuser, and coffee addict who believes that a proper Bloody Mary makes the perfect stand-alone brunch. She loves burying her toes in the warm sand, and nose in a book, though as a momma of 3 that tends to be a special treat.  You […]

Shades of Gray (But Not 50): Things They Can’t Say

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About Marianne: My blog ADVENTURES IN THE BALLPARK is not a blog about baseball. Although in my life, there is an outfield, a dugout, and a concession stand (stocked with Skinny Cow treats.) My last name is Ball, and my life often feels like a game, so I write about the wins and losses, strikes and […]

Getting Older Ain’t All Bad

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Today is my birthday. My 37th birthday. Sometimes I can’t believe that I’m nearing 40 because wasn’t college graduation just last year? Or didn’t I just get married? Or didn’t I just have my first baby(or even my third)? Then again, I’m perfectly content with this age. Things change, absolutely, but something that change can […]