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Mama, Mama, Only Mamais hilarious, achingly real, and one of those books that will end up being passed around the carpool line. You'll crack up, you'll relate, you'll wish you could hang out at Lara Lillibridge's house on Saturday afternoons. ”
—Lisa Daily, bestselling author of Single-Minded

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Side Stepping the Dinner Time Struggle: Dealing with a Stubborn Eater

Fri Oct 18 2019

After years of cooking three separate meals at dinnertime, I had the unreasonable idea that I should just cook one meal and that we could all eat like normal families. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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TBR Tuesday: The Rope Swing by Jonathan Corcoran

Tue Oct 08 2019

A searing story collection about a small town and the people who grew up there. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday: Redwood and Ponytail by KA Holt

Tue Oct 01 2019

This week's recommendation is an upper Middle-Grade novel in verse featuring a cheerleader and a volleyball player. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday: Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin

Tue Sep 24 2019

I was lucky to read an advance copy of Motherhood So White on Net Galley, and I've been waiting months for it to finally come to bookstores so I can rave about it.  Read more »


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Happy Bi Visibility Day!

Mon Sep 23 2019

A post on non-mono-sexuality and three books with bisexual characters. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday: A Feminist Giveaway for my Birthday!

Tue Sep 10 2019

Since it's my birthday week, one lucky reader gets a present. Two presents, actually. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday: The End of Something Wonderful: A Practical Guide to a Backyard Funeral by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

Tue Sep 03 2019

Kids feel things deeply. We need all the resources we can to help them survive childhood. A new release and a few other resources for kids who have recently lost a pet. Read more »


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Single Moms and Dating: Exactly What to Know by Samantha Vincenty

Sun Sep 01 2019

I was very excited to contribute my thoughts to this article on Oprah Magazine. View at oprahmag »


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How I Re-Connected with My Kids

Fri Aug 30 2019

Some days I felt as if the only time we spent actually talking to each other was in the car on the way to a game. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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Why You Should Learn Something New With Your Kid

Wed Aug 21 2019

Luckily for my kid, I am naturally terrible at anything athletic, so watching me struggle was pretty much guaranteed. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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TBR Tuesday: Gray is the New Black by Dorothy Rice

Tue Aug 20 2019

Review on Mom Egg Review. Rice discusses being a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and wife with an unflinchingly honest and unquestionably relatable pen. Although I’m more than a decade her junior, I saw myself on the page over and over—often painfully so. View at momeggreview »


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TBR Tuesday Review: I WANTED FRIES WITH THAT by Amy Fish and GIVEAWAY

Tue Aug 13 2019

My dear friend Amy Fish has a book coming out this fall and I’ve taken it upon myself to become a one-person evangelist for it, so to whet your appetite I not only reviewed it early but am running a giveaway for her first book, The Art of Complaining Effectively. Read more »




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