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I've been hoping someone else would notice this and post it here. I don't want to diary, I want to come here and read! The biggest smile for me November 6th, after winning of course, came in the ...
by Dema Broad
Comment Count 130 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:49 AM PST with 321 Recommends
I was talking to my own mother this morning about the latest media frenzy over motherhood. My mom also raised five boys (plus a daughter — me). She also did her time as a stay-at-home mom, but ...
by Grassroots Mom
Comment Count 135 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 265 Recommends
This is the seventh annual posting of the Christmas Story, from a mother's point of view. Through the years it's changed a bit — the language tweaked here and there, photos added then improved ...
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 150 Recommends
The United States is the 33rd best place in the world to be a mother , according to the 2015 State of the World's Mothers report prepared by Save the Children. And, adding insult to injury, 33rd is ...
by james321
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 139 Recommends
This is the eighth annual posting of the Christmas Story, from a mother's point of view. Through the years it's changed a bit — the language tweaked here and there, photos added then improved upon.
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 109 Recommends
My son is not a criminal. Hell, he's barely ever been in trouble. He doesn't keep his room as clean as he could, and he gets lazy in school sometimes (or perhaps bored), and sometimes he gives ...
by legalchic
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 08:05 AM PST with 104 Recommends
This post will be long, but what I am about to ask of you will greatly help women all over the United States. I will tell you about the Crisis Pregnancy Centers and their tactics.
by sasharusa
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 12:38 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
"But can I still be their Mom if I have a beard?" That really is a thought that went through my mind. Goes through my mind - daily, sometimes hourly. And though it makes me laugh to read it, it's ...
by bluesheep
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 06:57 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Entering the world of disability eleven years ago as a young woman, age 22, was a shock to me. I became paralyzed from the waist down from a car accident in September of 2000. The manner in which ...
by Laurie Crosby
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 12:29 PM PST with 79 Recommends
I've been working on this diary for a long time. And given the bigoted, trolling shit that has hit the fan, I've had to change my intro. If you are a transphobe and you just want to come in to my ...
by bluesheep
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 12:02 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Do any of you know the Shel Silverstein book, The Giving Tree ? It tells the story of a relationship between a (female) tree and her (male) visitor, who encounters the tree as a child and comes ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
Perhaps the only relationship in my life more complicated than the one with my mother was that which my father and I enjoyed endured. For years, and until my father's death, I was completely ...
by jgilhousen
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
As of today, November 21st, I’m the mother of an adult. My son Chris is 18 years old today! Soon he will be headed out into the world on his own, an inevitability that tugs on my heart as nothing ...
by hottiemom24
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 08:22 PM PST with 44 Recommends
I never wanted to have children. I grew up knowing I never wanted to get married and I never wanted to have children. I didn't understand myself at the time, but I now realize I avoid commitment. It'...
by anb1972
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 04:02 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
As I myself struggle with a chronic disease of the brain best known as mental illness, I am constantly aware of discriminatory practices towards those who suffer with the same disability as I do. To ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Jan 03, 2010 at 02:51 PM PST with 38 Recommends
"You wrote one for your father, but no one has written anything about me". There it was, guilt. The guilt that only a mother can bring. So this morning I was laying in bed with just one eye open ...
by wavpeac
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 05:49 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
I ran across a story today about a woman, a mother of 4, who confessed she had been addicted to adderal. And the first place my mind went was to the Rolling Stone's *Mother's Little Helper . A ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 08:11 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Mother’s Day, like most secular holidays in the western world, is indisputably about milking sentiment to sell things. Still, if the sentiment is sincere and received with gratitude (generally ...
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
This title is not hype. It is fact, or at least as I see it. 31 years ago right now, give or take an hour or two, depending on your time zone, Mrs. Translator and I were wedded. Although she may, ...
by Translator
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 10:21 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
I saw this earlier today, and I had to run outside to see if the sky is indeed falling! Someone addressing a "women's issue," by asking the women themselves. It boggles my mind. A sample from a ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 11:32 PM PDT with 28 Recommends