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We Have to Do Better.

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My week this summer is about getting up and out of the door early because my oldest daughter has Safety Town and my husband’s on early mornings at work. It’s about making coffee and little girls’ breakfasts, and throwing hair into ponytails and making sure we’re wearing different clothes than yesterday. This week is about […]

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3 Things to Say to a Mom of Young Kids and 3 Things Not To.

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It’s funny that sometimes we are afraid to interact with other people, both strangers and friends. As a society, we are thankfully becoming increasingly aware of how words have impact, and how differences are something to celebrate rather than judge. Still, with parenting–and even more specifically, with motherhood—people can feel too free to offer their […]

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6 Things Besides the Environment I Started Caring More About After Having Kids.

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Having children changed me, even without my meaning for this to happen. I hang out with two little kids all day long, and it’s impossible for this not to shape me. I care more about some things than ever before—ingredients in store-bought foods, public schools and education—and I care a lot less about other things. […]