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Mother'ish Brooklyn Heads West

After a very lovely run here at True/Slant, it’s time for me to exit. The family is moving to Los Angeles (yes, even after I made fun of it) and I’m starting a new exciting job that promises to take … Continue reading

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Is your kid more like you or your partner?

Other than the obvious superficial traits and unfair generalizations we make when they’re babies (I believe I’m guilty of saying to my husband, of our son, “He’s a horrible sleeper, just like you.”) it’s been impossible to say who your … Continue reading

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Is the Hitler baby really art?

Danish-Norwegian artist Nina Maria Kleivan has chosen a graphic way of exploring the subject of evil. Kleivan, who herself was raised by a Norwegian father who had spent time in a German prison camp, dressed her baby daughter Faustina up … Continue reading

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Instinctive Parenting: Q&A with Ada Calhoun

Founding editor-in-chief of Babble, Ada Calhoun, penned her own parenting book, Instinctive Parenting: Trusting Ourselves to Raise Great Kids that you can pick up in stores today. I used to work with Ada and her book is not unlike our … Continue reading

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Putting the mommy bloggers in their place

It’s not the content of this piece that’s making me feel like someone just shamed me for daring to write about parenting. The headline of this piece, Honey, Don’t Bother Mommy.  I’m Too Busy With My Blog and Building My … Continue reading

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Take your kid to work day fail at JFK

As I was flying out of JFK this morning, I watched this as part of my in-flight entertainment – [youtubevid id=”AvvmCldvsRQ”] Listen, I think my kids are brilliant but I don’t let my four-year-old write my posts. And even if … Continue reading

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