Mom, Myself, & I

When we become mothers we think about what we will tell our children - and what we won't. Margaux Bergen was having a rough few months when she faced these questions head-on. In the span of a few months she was newly divorced with three children, was dealing with her alcoholic father's death, and her son was diagnosed with a learning ...

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Ever wonder what compliments mean the most to the women in your life? I want to go straight to the source and asked 11 women just that. And their answers? Are perfection. ...

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A couple months ago I picked up my daughters from an overnight visit at their dad’s. I could tell as soon as I saw my oldest that something was wrong. It had been very hot that day and she’s very sensitive, so at first I thought she just needed to cool down and rest. We made it halfway down the sidewalk from her dad’s apartment before she ...

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You know all those articles about having it all and balancing it all? The ones that give you super helpful advice such as, "Wake up before your kids to be productive!" or "Prep all of your meals on Sunday for the entire week!" or "Exercise by throwing your baby into the air because that always ends well!"? Tell me you know what I'm talking ...

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Being a single parent isn't easy. There's late nights, early mornings, endless sibling fighting, and you have to tackle it all totally solo. But it's not all last-minute school projects and budget woes. Here are four reasons being a single parent may not be so bad after all. ...

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Summer may mean long road-trips, being stuck at the in-laws, heading back to a hotel room for a couple of hours everyday so that baby can nap, or taking long strolls outside. Whatever you find yourself doing this summer, there are probably lots of opportunities to get some new ideas or insights by streaming some of the top parenting podcasts. Some ...

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There's a special kind of stigma that comes from being an unattached single parent. In some cases, the pressure to date comes from the outside. Never mind if you and your ex are on friendly terms, doing a great job co-parenting, and both actively involved in your children's lives. You're not living together, and that means your children are ...

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Parenting is hard. Even on the very best days there are usually at least a few moments that make you wonder if you're doing something wrong or if you're really cut out for this. But, through doubts and challenges, you power through and keep on rocking parenthood. You deserve a big pat on the back and, if you've got someone right there with you ...

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He leans against me. His weight is familiar, comforting. Our ankles are crossed in front of us, my book in my lap, the remote in his. This is our evening ritual. We sit close. Murmurings about our day escape our lips, filling in the spaces between the rest we both so desperately seek. The sharp lines of his suit and shiny shoes contrast the ...

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More than one person has told me I should have been a private investigator, and it’s probably true. If it’s online, I can find it. Give me a name and place of employment, and I can find your social media accounts — yep, even that one — your dating website profiles, and your senior yearbook photo. And you better believe I exploit this ...

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