Relationships

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‘I get judged because my kids sleep over at their grandparents once a week’

A national poll from the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital revealed that nearly two-thirds of mothers receive criticism for their parenting decisions. And as a mom, Caitlin Fladager is no stranger to judgemental people. However, of all parenting things to receive flack for, she is shamed for her kids having a sleepover at their grandparents once […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

9 Hard Truths Our Parents Never Told Us

Typically, and for most people, their parents did the best they could. They raised their children with the tools they had available and made the best choices for their kids. Even if we didn’t always think so at the time, our parents were doing everything possible to be good to us. And to raise us […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

 · 7 min read

Pregnant Mom With 12-Hr Job Told She’s Neglecting ‘Wifely Duties,’ Tells Off Family, Asks If She’s Wrong

The distribution of cooking and cleaning is a common issue in many households. After all, most people don’t particularly enjoy these chores, or at least don’t enjoy doing them frequently. Additionally, there’s the outdated but prevailing expectation that women should take charge of the housework — even if she works full-time. Nowadays, many couples have […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

‘Why isn’t anyone congratulating me?’: Woman gives birth to baby with Treacher Collins Syndrome, ‘Our normal is different, but I wouldn’t change it for anything’

When Eliza and her husband found out they were expecting their first child, they were over the moon. Their joy wouldn’t last, however, because when their precious baby girl was born, there was something wrong. Their little bundle of joy had a condition called Treacher Collins Syndrome. This is their story. Our Journey With Treacher […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer