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Brenna Fender

When great swimmers drown

My daughter is a Junior Olympic-level synchronized swimmer. She’s been an accomplished swimmer since she was a toddler. So, of all the things I have worried...

Coutesy Leigh Ann Torres

9 years after the NICU, we are still affected

My girls don't look like preemies anymore. There is little physical evidence that they started their lives two months early. Yet the ramifications of their...

Lauri Walker / Mama Needs a Nap

Parenting can break you — don't give up

There will be moments as a parent when you will feel crushed. There will be hours, days, when you doubt everything you are doing. Don't walk away.

Courtesy Jessica N. Turner

How a bucket list eliminated my mom guilt

Last summer, I’m going to be honest — I dealt with a lot of working mom guilt and jealousy. Guilt that I was schlepping my kids from camp to camp because my...

Courtesy of Kerry Foreman

Teens, you are so much more than you aren't

When you're a teenager, it can feel like everyone focuses on what you aren't. If, as moms and dads, we add our voices to that chorus, our teens will stop coming...

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