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Letter to a New Mom

Letter to a New Mom:<p>I’m not exactly sure where you will be on your journey into motherhood when this letter finds you — your child may be one week …

Motherhood, Remixed

The key to finding equilibrium in the balancing act of motherhood is not trying to have it all, says Tiffany Shlain; it's making your own rules. And …

Motherhood

3 bad habits preventing great mornings with kids

You want a morning filled with ease and laughter.<p>You want to be able to linger long over that cup of coffee or tea. The morning paper. The weather …

Yeah. I’m THAT Mom.

<i>Is my little guy eating dirt? Why yes. Yes he is.</i><p><b>Sometimes in the blogosphere it feels like you can’t quite show your human side.</b> Choose the wrong …

The One-Dimensional Mom

Right now, I am one dimensional to my children.<p>To them, I’m the woman who assembles their lunches and listens to their stories and shampoos their …

10 Motherhood Truths From Around the World

Mothers.<p>What do women around the world think of raising children?<p>What do mothers all over the world do all day?<p>What do they dream about for their children? Does it matter where they live? Does it matter how much money they have? Does it matter if they live in a small apartment or a big house?<p><b>Are</b> …

To Love Yourself “As Is”

<b>To Love Yourself “As Is” (Part 1)</b><p>“Be kind to others,” they told her.<p>“Be kind to yourself.” She didn’t hear much of that.<p>Maybe they assumed she just …

Selling the Myth of the Ideal Mother

I remember, at age eight or nine, making a batch of brownies. As I waited for the oven timer to buzz, I brushed some flour across my cheek. I was imitating a commercial that I’d recently seen: a mother dawdles in the kitchen, reading a romance novel, while, from the next room, her kid asks if the …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …