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A Dressing Room Horror Story

One Mom's hilarious tale of swimsuit shopping

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Glorious Grandmas

A meditation on ice cream before bed and other wonders

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The ‘80s called … They want their pants back!

Exploring the unknown need to hold on to the ill-advised fashion statements of o ...

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Why You Shouldn't Trust Idioms

Jane dishes the real meanings behind these phrases.

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Holiday Wars

PS: The neighbors are winning

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Thanksgiving Rewind

A look back through a lifetime of gratitude

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How to Keep Monsters in the Closet

Rules of the room for keeping monsters at bay

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How to Deal with a Potty Mouth

One mom's tale of righteous cussing

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When Handed Lemons…

Kids learn to make their own fortune with the “fruits” of their labor.

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Sports Shorts

The term “organized sports” is a misnomer when applied to children ages 5– ...

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The END of the School Year is HERE!

It’s time to unpack the bookbags and gear up for a new daily existence.

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Mom! My Food is Touching!

Kids have very definite opinions about food, and some of their epicurean quirks ...

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Nail Fail

This woman’s image of torture? The nail salon.

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Lucky me?

Do you ever feel like a dorky kid who was mistakenly seated at the adult table?