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Stefanie Wilder-Taylor is the host of Parental Discretion on NickMom as well as the author of four books including Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay and Naptime Is the New Happy Hour. She also hosts the podcast For Crying Out Loud.

9 Parents You’ll Meet When Your Kid Starts School

9 Parents You’ll Meet When Your Kid Starts School

(This post is guest written by my hilarious husband Jon Taylor but I approve this message) Parents of the incoming pre-school or kindergarten class of 2015, congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve made it past those grueling infant and toddler years with your wits and child presumably intact, and the big milestone of starting school MORE »

Why the Grayson Bruce Bullying Story Should Make You Furious

Why the Grayson Bruce Bullying Story Should Make You Furious

By now I’m sure you’ve heard the story of 9-year-old Grayson Bruce who was bullied at school for bringing in a My Little Pony backpack with Rainbow Dash’s face on it. According to Grayson’s mom, Noreen, one kid actually said, “You should just go home and kill yourself.” It was so bad that Grayson was MORE »

9 Things To Remember When Your Toddler is Driving You Insane

9 Things To Remember When Your Toddler is Driving You Insane

A few years ago when my twins were toddlers, I remember feeling like I wouldn’t survive it. If it weren’t for other moms who’d gone before me and promised me it would get better, I may have ended up running away to tend bar on the beach in Bora Bora, with no one to answer MORE »

Stay Off Google If You Have a Baby

Stay Off Google If You Have a Baby

This morning I got a call from my general practitioner following up on some routine blood work from my latest physical. The results were that my thyroid levels are borderline low. My doctor said as long as I’m not having major symptoms I should be fine just keeping an eye on it, and I don’t MORE »

8 Reasons I Probably Won’t Watch the Oscars® This Year

8 Reasons I Probably Won’t Watch the Oscars® This Year

Every year I tell myself I’m going to watch the Academy Awards®, and every year I end up not watching it. Why is that? Well, one of the reasons I always think I’ll watch it is that I like to keep up with pop culture. I love to make predictions, and I love to be MORE »

8 Tips To Help You Become a Better Writer

8 Tips To Help You Become a Better Writer

Have you ever sat down to write and thought, “Writing is hard!” and then reached over to retrieve an old Radio Shack circular that you’d thrown in the trash, because it seemed imperative that you read it immediately? Or when you know something’s due in an hour, do you suddenly decide that now would be MORE »

9 Ways Moms Burn Calories Without Even Trying

9 Ways Moms Burn Calories Without Even Trying

We all know going to the gym is a great way to burn calories: all those squat thrusts, minutes logged on the treadmill and attempts to not look at naked people in the locker room. But when you’re a parent, just being at home can be pretty darn taxing to your muscles and brains. Just MORE »

Horrible Kids, Horrible Parents?

Horrible Kids, Horrible Parents?

Holy crap. Horrible kids, horrible parents. @tate pic.twitter.com/6h1nuY6CfQ — Stephanie Theodore (@TheodoreArt) January 26, 2014 So a couple of days ago, a gallery owner named Stephanie Theodore posted this picture of a kid climbing all over a Donald Judd exhibit (never heard of him but I know nothing about art). To give you context, this was MORE »

8 Things I Used To Do Before I Had Kids

8 Things I Used To Do Before I Had Kids

There’s a big difference in life before and after kids. Duh. Tell me something I don’t know right? But it’s the little differences that we sometimes don’t even realize are there until someone points them out to us. Like the way I wear my hair. I wear a lot of ponytails. There are just way MORE »

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