After Years Of Looking For A BFF, I Realized My Mom Is My Best Friend

AFTER YEARS OF LOOKING FOR A BFF, I REALIZED MY MOM IS MY BEST FRIEND

I've never had much luck sustaining female friendships. When I was a lot younger, I spent most of my time being uncomfortable around...

Even if I Don't Come, PLEASE Keep Inviting Me

EVEN IF I DON'T COME, PLEASE KEEP INVITING ME

I know, I know. I've missed out on a lot of invitations and attempts to hang out. I might have seemed distant, or maybe even not interested. But...

 
 
 
This Is Was The Greatest Gift On Our Son's Journey With Speech Therapy

THIS IS WAS THE GREATEST GIFT ON OUR SON'S JOURNEY WITH SPEECH THERAPY

My son Anders has been in speech therapy since he was 2. Trying to teach a child how to speak is much harder than I ever imagined....

The Satisfier Pro Will Blow Your Mind

THE SATISFIER PRO WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

So, I've heard about this new clit stick: the Satisfier Pro 2 Next Generation. It simulates oral sex and probably got its name because...

 
 
 
Government Shutdown Will Affect How You Receive Your SNAP Benefits

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WILL AFFECT HOW YOU RECEIVE YOUR SNAP BENEFITS

You may notice more money in January - but here's exactly what you need to know The government shutdown is nearly a month in, and while...

This Mother's Last Words Before She And Her Unborn Baby Died Will Haunt You

THIS MOTHER'S LAST WORDS BEFORE SHE AND HER UNBORN BABY DIED WILL HAUNT YOU

‘I'm literally dying' are the heartbreaking words an expectant, black mother shared hours before she and her unborn baby died in the...

 
 
 
5 Honest Thoughts You'll Have When Trying To Conceive

5 HONEST THOUGHTS YOU'LL HAVE WHEN TRYING TO CONCEIVE

The decision to expand your family is exciting and terrifying. The excitement of having a new little nugget paired with the fear of...

Why We Need To Take A Different Approach When Teaching Kids To Read

WHY WE NEED TO TAKE A DIFFERENT APPROACH WHEN TEACHING KIDS TO READ

I remember learning phonics as a kindergartner in the mid ‘80s. I remember learning consonant combinations, vowel combinations, and...

 
 
 
CA Governor Defies Trump And Offers Furloughed Workers Unemployment Benefits

CA GOVERNOR DEFIES TRUMP AND OFFERS FURLOUGHED WORKERS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

The Trump administration told states they can't pay unemployment for workers being asked to work for free With Trump's government shutdown...

Please Do Not Discipline My Child If I'm Right There

PLEASE DO NOT DISCIPLINE MY CHILD IF I'M RIGHT THERE

When you become a parent, strangers always have something to say. This is especially true about the way parents discipline their kids...

 
 
 
Why Babies Need Diverse Children's Books

WHY BABIES NEED DIVERSE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Before my son was born, my husband's co-workers threw us a book shower. In lieu of little onesies and diaper rash cream, they gifted...

Dear Fast Food Industry: Enough With The Boy/Girl Toys

DEAR FAST FOOD INDUSTRY: ENOUGH WITH THE BOY/GIRL TOYS

Dear Giant Fast Food Place, Today as I pulled up to the drive-thru speaker and ordered two kids meals, I heard yet again that familiar...

 
 
 
Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme

WHY I HATE THAT ‘HOW HARD DID AGING HIT YOU' MEME

It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging...

There's A Super Blood Wolf Moon Coming This Month

THERE'S A SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON COMING THIS MONTH

The Super Blood Wolf Moon is an incredibly rare phenomenon and it's headed our way Things are about to get a little bit eerie this...

 
 
 
Stop Expecting Black People To Save The Country

STOP EXPECTING BLACK PEOPLE TO SAVE THE COUNTRY

Once we got past the anxiety of the midterm elections, my fellow Democrats and liberal leaning friends began to throw more interest...

Why The Gillette Ad Is Important For Dads Trying To Break The Cycle Of Toxic Masculinity

WHY THE GILLETTE AD IS IMPORTANT FOR DADS TRYING TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF TOXIC MASCULINITY

You know that moment in the Gillette anti toxic masculinity ad , where one boy is beating up another in front of a group of men around...

 
 
 
Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

RAISING A CHILD WITH STRONG FAITH WHEN YOU'RE NOT SO SURE

I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says...

I Have Health Insurance, But I'm Still Drowning In Medical Debt

I HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE, BUT I'M STILL DROWNING IN MEDICAL DEBT

It's enough to keep you lying awake at night, the tears and stress causing your heart to race. It's on my mind every single day, even...

 
 
 
Parents Share The Unique Inspiration Behind Their Kids' Names

PARENTS SHARE THE UNIQUE INSPIRATION BEHIND THEIR KIDS' NAMES

Baby name inspiration: it's literally everywhere, if you're looking hard enough. My oldest son has a family name. My second-born got...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life Easier

‘FIVER PARTIES' ARE THE NEW BIRTHDAY PARTY TREND THAT MAKE EVERYONE'S LIFE EASIER

I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging...

 
 
 



Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How

Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How

Cytomegalovirus infects humans and then becomes dormant. Later on, it can reactivate, causing severe complications, especially in persons with weak immune systems, such as... Read more ...

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Short bouts of stair climbing throughout the day can improve your health and fitness, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say. Read more ...

Stop, Drop, and Pour: Coffee-Mate's New Oat Milk Creamer Is Here to Brighten...

Stop, Drop, and Pour: Coffee-Mate's New Oat Milk Creamer Is Here to Brighten Mornings

After aptly being named one of the biggest trends of 2019 , oat milk is hitting grocery stores! Whether you've heard your friends talking about making the switch over from... Read more ...

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation. Read more ...

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share... Read more ...

These '10-Year-Challenge' Climate Change Photos Are Absolutely Haunting

These '10-Year-Challenge' Climate Change Photos Are Absolutely Haunting

These before and after photos proving climate change is definitely happening are devastating The 10-year-challenge has been sweeping social media with people posting pics of... Read more ...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life Easier

I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know... Read more ...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve certain diets and nutrients

Aging is a very scary part of life since it is associated with an increased risk of health problems like mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's, and depression... Read more ...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of votes. time to arrest Google CEO for election meddling

Since Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Democrats have accused POTUS Donald Trump and his campaign of conspiring with Russia to “steal the election” from... Read more ...