Mommy for Congress

Politics. Like so many things that are important to me, the question arises: When is the right time to start putting this material in front of my kids?…

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5 Ways Moms Are Like Superheroes

I’m a mom who happens to also love comics – and, of course, the recent proliferation of movies and TV shows based on comics – and it recently occurred to me that real-life moms share just about all the major traits that define the genre.…

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Legendary Dadvocacy and the Evils of Dodgeball

Father’s Day is this Sunday (yes, THIS Sunday), so prepare yourself for an avalanche of all things dad. I don't know who elected John Legend the king of dadness, but I have to admit, he's doing a pretty good job.…

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Swimming Babies, Womb-Bothering and UFOs

It's been a weird week on the playground. A pregnant woman was "womb-bothered" by a Starbucks barista, a line drive clocked a little girl and sent the batter to pieces, and major newspapers have started covering the likelihood that UFOs are real. Oh, and swimming babies. Enjoy!…

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