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Clash of The Titans: Tips for Parenting A Strong-Willed Child

Before I became a mother, I thought children came into the world as blank slates, but my eight-year-old has been a strong-willed child since birth. … More

Your Homegirl Is A Ham: How to Practice Tolerance

You know this woman: when you guys kick it alone, she’s cool. It’s when others come around that she ‘turns up’…. More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: Bring Out the Beast

One mom tells of how parents must bring out the beast when disciplining their children…. More

Real Mom Realities: Balance, Who Needs It?

I hate the B-word! This infatuation with balance has become a fad, second only to reality TV. So stop looking for balance! It doesn’t exist.
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From Books to Boutiques: Mompreneur Dominique Penn Talks Family, Balance & Entrepreneurship

Picture yourself running after two growing toddler boys and managing a booming boutique by day, while running a successful blog and authoring children’s books by night. Check inside to see how this mompreneur does it and what advice she has for you!… More

Was That The School Bell? 10 Things Parents Celebrate When Kids Go Back To School

During the first week of summer, my second grader partied like she was newly released from prison: non-stop TV, endless playdates and marathon video game sessions…. More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: I’m Raising A Black Boy in America

One mom tells of the realities of raising a Black boy in America…. More

I Caught My Son, Again, In The Act

I am not the “cool mom.” I am not going to put condoms in a jar and allow girls to come “hang out” with him in his room. … More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: You Control The Energy Around You

A two-year-old reminds his mom that you control the energy around you…. More