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Mom Truths: Moms through the decades

The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat hilariously describe what motherhood looked like in the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s — and what it can feel like today....

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Mom Truths: ‘Mom-dating’ is HARD

“Oh my gosh, is this a real friend? Is this not just a park friend?” The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat describe the challenges of taking mom friendships...

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From 1 child to 2: The next life transition

As an only child, I have no frame of reference on having a sibling. Growing up together. Loving each other. Fighting, bickering, endlessly annoying each other....

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Inside the bowl: A mother’s struggle

When boys and men live in the home, it’s all too common for their urine to end up on the bathroom floor — so the TODAY Parenting Team’s Meredith Masony of That’s...

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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 many of you lucky devils who are finishing up this week, our schools won't...

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Mom Truths: Kids are like stalkers

They always want eyes on you, and they know where you are at all times. Watch as the TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat hilariously break down all the ways...

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I want a nap for Mother's Day

With Mother's Day upon us (and the accompanying sappy "I love being a mom #blessed" articles), I thought I should write a more real life post about what motherhood...

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Mom Truths: Welcome to the 'Mom Rush'

It's common for moms to feel that rushed, panicked, frantic feeling — like their to-do lists will never be DONE. The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat hilariously...

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