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My Mom & Cancer

By Dr. Martha Tara Lee for†YourTango.com. When my mom had her relapse of breast cancer, I was pursuing my sexuality studies in San Francisco in 2007. I sensed something was amiss when one of my rel…

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A Lesbian Mom On Lessons In Parenting

By Mary Malia for YourTango.com. No girl starts life thinking, "I'm going to be a lesbian mom when I grow up!" As a child, if you're thinking about having kids, the phrase you use in your head is, …

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De-Stressing Mom is a Gift for the Whole Family

By Deborah Rozman and Sara Childre Many would argue there is no bigger responsibility in life than being a mother. And while kids can bring untold joy, meaning and fulfillment into their momsí live…

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Happy Mother’s Day! Love, Fido

Mother's Day is not the easiest of holidays for me. I am childless by choice and have never been called "mom." No human has ever said, "Happy Mother's Day mom, I love you!" But can we be mothers to…

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The Benefits Of Baby Massages

Why do baby massages really matter? Iím a Child and Family Health Nurse from Australia and Iíve been teaching parents baby massage for over 14 years. As a midwife I knew it was important but did…

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Can Women Have it All – Really?

Recently, I had a fascinating conversation about the concept that women can have it all. Ever since the women's movement of the 1970s, we have been told that we can have both professional fulfillment …

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Heroic Mother Dog Saves Puppies from Fire (Photo)

When a house fire in Temuco, Chile destroyed part of their home, this mother dog did not hesitate to help her 10-day-old puppies. Not only did she rescue them from the burning building, but she carrie…

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Raising Olympian Gabby Douglas (Inspiring Video)

By Trace Dominguez, Discovery News This video is a spotlight on how to raise an Olympic gold medalist. Gabby Douglas's mom had to choose between denying her child access to the best coaches i…

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Like Daughter, Like Mother: The Consumer Doppelganger Effect

What the daughter does, the mother did. ~Jewish Proverb This old Jewish proverb of unknown origins should likely be amended in light of some newly published research out of Temple University Fox Sc…

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Finding Time For What We Love

I've always been obsessed with books. They are life long friends, one of the greatest treasures I've ever known. Old books, new books, childbirth and parenting books, Oprah's book club books, the …

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