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Is Cursing At Kids A Good Way To Toughen Them Up?

Do you think cursing at kids is a great way to build character? It’s just words…right?… More

The Best (And Worst) Parts Of Being A New Mom

Being a new mom, there are so many things I don’t know, and am probably doing wrong, but it’s okay…it comes with the territory. … More

Dear Single Moms: 5 Things You’ll Regret In The Future

Dear Single Moms, I wish I’d given myself the respect and love, care and gentleness that I deserved during that time…. More

Talking About Racism With White Kids

The Motherlode takes on the subject of talking about racism with white kids. … More

What I Did When A Kid Told My Daughter: “Your Hair Is Ugly!”

You’ve always instilled confidence and pride in your baby girl, but what do you do when her classmate exclaims: “your hair is ugly!” ?… More

How We Do It: Co-Parenting During The Holidays Isn’t Easy

Last weekend, I packed a bag and prepared for a holiday road trip. But I wasn’t heading to grandma’s house for a turkey dinner. I was packing up my daughter. … More

Candy Crush Is A Helluva Drug

My name is Erickka and I have a Candy Crush addiction…and it all started with my mom…. More

No Stress Zone: Do Thanksgiving With Ease

“Cook the turkey and ham, see if Cynthia is baking the pies, clean the house, make sure I have games for the kids, call Uncle Joe to pick up Grandma in time for dinner, yada, yada, yada. . .”… More

The Fab Files Featuring Sharra Dade

The Fab Files is a weekly profile of a mom mover and shaker. This week we’re featuring Sharra Dade, founder of Couture Confidence Camp…. More