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Mary Widdicks
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Psychologist turned suspense author. Firm believer in strong, twisted female characters & unhappy endings. Sometimes I disturb myself.
Psychologist turned suspense author. Firm believer in strong, twisted female characters & unhappy endings. Sometimes I disturb myself.

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Putting A Baby to Bed in 75 Easy Steps

Sleep experts say a consistent routine for putting your baby to bed is the key to getting your child to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. These routines can be as simple as telling them the same story each night, putting on their pajamas in a…

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A few years ago, without intention or malice, I joined a cult. The cult of perfect motherhood.

A few years ago, without intention or malice, I joined a cult. Sure, it wasn’t the kind of extremist organization where we dressed all in white, packed our bags, and drank the Kool-Aid. To be honest, Kool-Aid was most definitely NOT allowed. Way too much…

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Before I had children, my most embarrassing moments involved vomit: spewing milk from my nose, barfing on stage during the school musical, getting drunk and throwing up on a frat boy. Now that I have three children under five, puke is as much a part of my…

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Every Sunday morning a familiar scene unfolds in our house: my husband and I pass the baby back and forth across the dining table while we take turns racing through our breakfast and finalizing our fantasy football lineups. Our boys empty the contents of…

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Do you guys know today’s guest poster Tracey Schaefer?  If not, you should.  She’s a self-proclaimed mommy Jekyll and Hyde, taking care of her two boys by day and bitching about it at night!  I’m guessing most of us can relate to that feeling, especially…

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With these highly professional-sounding experiences on your resume, the job offers will come knocking like your kids when you’re using the toilet.

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Being a stay at home mom is a lot like sweatshop labor. We are on duty twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, often with little or no sleep. We are not offered the benefits of vacations, sick days, unions, or employee appreciation days. The one…

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"I used to think a dirty martini was some kind of body shot"

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#1. You are what you eat...

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Before I had kids, I used phrases like “My child will never,” “I will always,” and the dreaded “I believe.” I had clear and consistent expectations to which I would hold myself and my children: the definition of an Authoritarian parent. Ultimately, my…
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