Just a Casual Reminder That You Don’t Have to Be Grateful

I've only really started meeting moms in real life, but I'm lucky to have a lot of online friends who have kids, and they've been unbelievably helpful in figuring out this whole parenthood thing. The other day, I was talking to Nancy, one of my internet pals, and she said something that really struck me. …

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The Loneliness of the Parent Whose Family Lives Far Away

I've been writing a lot about how tired we are, and if you're reading this, you're either not sick of it yet or you're getting ready to fire off a killer comment telling us to count our blessings. Either way, thanks, I guess. We do have a lot of blessings and I worry that we're …

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