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Mom Truths: ‘70s moms had it made

"HEY! Hey, Rebecca! Get in the backyard and play!" The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat reflect on all the ways motherhood has changed in just a few short...

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A mom’s 4-minute beauty regimen goes viral

"We're not contouring today, ladies." Moms know how to beautify in a flash (because someone's probably fighting over sippy cups downstairs). Mary Katherine...


Mom Truths: Why are moms so tired?

There are more than 19,702 reasons why moms are always exhausted. TODAY Parenting Team contributors Cat and Nat only had enough energy to share the funniest...

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New Father Chronicles: Advice from a 10-month-old

Baby babble is totally innocent — right? Maybe not! When the TODAY Parenting Team's La Guardia Cross interviews his tiny daughter, she communicates directly...

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Mom Truths: Motherhood is so high school

Who knew being a teenager and being a mom could feel so similar? The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat explain how these insecure chapters of life can sneak... via TODAY

Here's how real moms keep the house clean

If you've ever looked at those cutesy chore charts on Pinterest, or scoffed at the posts on how you can keep your house clean in an hour or less, then you really...


Mom Truths: What the heck is balance?

"Self-care in our world basically means take a couple sips of water every now and then and shove your face with some food so you don't die. And try to get some...

Julianna W. Miner

Anatomy of a swim meet

6:45 a.m.: Arrive at the pool. Parking lot is already full. Let the kids out and park far away. Carry/drag chairs, bags and a cooler as if I were large pack...

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40 examples of fourth-quarter parenting

It's the end of the school year and I'm so done. Except I'm not done because unlike most of you lucky devils who are finishing up this week, our schools won't...


Mom Truths: Why we hate the park

Cold weather. Hot weather. Dangerous climbing structures. BEES. The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat hilariously confess why they dread taking their kids...

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Anatomy of a Little League game

The weather is warm and the pollen is high! For my family that means baseball. I love the game, even if it does take over my life and turn me into a crazy person....


Mom Truths: Things moms NEVER say

Once you have kids, you can be sure these statements will never, ever come out of your mouth again. The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat explain.


Mom Truths: First baby vs. third baby

Motherhood looks a whole lot different the second and third (and fourth and fifth!) time around. The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat hilariously explain....

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