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Parenting

A Free-Range F*ck You

“He’s at home today.” That was my response when the moms at our neighborhood pool asked where my almost 10-year-old was. I ignored their startled looks and wide eyed glances at each other from behind designer sunglasses as I directed my younger children into the water. “We’ll only be gone a few hours, and he’s […]

Mom Confessions

I’m That Parent Who Lets Her Kid Fall Down

I was at this fantastic indoor play area with my daughter a few weeks ago. One that had a ball pit, slides, and lots of things to climb. A 2-year-old’s dream. We’ve been coming to this indoor playground since she was a baby, and every time we’ve come back, there have been more and more […]