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Hungry Hearts: In Praise of Emotional Eating

Sometimes the most effective remedy to turbulent times is no more complicated than a delectable, rich sauce to accompany your favorite comfort food. In our newest food series, we explore the many ways in which we relate to food: the recipes we know by heart, the dishes that inspire us and the flavors that elicit rich memories.

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"There's No Such Thing As An Easy Divorce" and Other Truths On Ending A Marriage

Frequent contributor Jen CK Jacobs talks about the dissolution of her first marriage and the clarity that can come from grappling with love and loss.

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Why I Ran For Local Office: It's Personal

Nora Gomez-Strauss shares her personal experiences running for local office, growing closer to her community in the process and how rewarding it can be to engage in politics as a family.

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A Guide to Empty Nesting

As endlessly rewarding as it is to raise a family, there is something profoundly difficult about becoming an empty nester for the first time. We explore the various ways parents can reconnect with themselves--and still parent--through this transitional period.

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A Guide To Roadtripping With Kids

Hitting the road for family vacation this summer? We're discussing one particular tactic for traveling with kids, as part of an overall approach to the family travel experience.

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Podcast Scouting: Shows On Motherhood

We're whittling down the thousands of podcast listening options online these days and featuring our lesser-known favorites. This month's theme, in honor of Mother's Day: motherhood.

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Standing Up To Violence: The Story Of A Domestic Abuse Survivor

We're so honored to share this thoroughly honest, brave and commendable woman's story, all offered in an effort to help anyone who might find themselves in a similar situation.

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Planning Ahead: An Alternative Parenting Approach

Yes, it's important to embrace our kids' transformations as they come. But our motherhood editor, Raluca Slate, is trying to be a little more forward-thinking as her daughter's teenage years creep up, and she suggests a few meaningful ways we can do the same.

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Exploring (+ Relaxing) in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

How incredible does a tropical escape sound, right about now? Make it chill by unplugging completely, but we do suggest a few quick, easy excursions (via Uber) from cafe to beach to organic shaved ice shop.

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How To Talk To Children About Gun Violence

In the wake of recent events, we're realizing we might need to shift the way we talk to our kids about the NRA, gun violence and gun safety. Here's the approach we're taking.

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Back-To-School Lessons For Parents

We're discussing a few parenting keys to a smooth transition back into the school year for the whole family.

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How To Embrace Change As A Family

Are we raising our kids to be afraid of change? Motherhood columnist Raluca Slate ponders the question while considering a move with her family.

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How We Live: Sharing A Space

We're embracing a family-friendly version of the "co-working" trend at home — between ourselves and our little ones.

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Celebrating The "Other Moments"

When it comes to parenting, the major milestones might be most remarkable...but do we spend enough time talking about the more menial moments that make up our day-to-day lives with our families?