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Meredith Ethington

Meredith Ethington
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Meredith Ethington is a writer and a mom to three, trying to help her kids understand sarcasm and her need for personal space. Meredith's debut parenting book, Mom Life: Perfection Pending, provides an uplifting and hilarious look at all that is expected of moms in the 21st century and is now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at Absolute Love Publishing. She is the editor at Filter Free Parents and is also a freelance writer for many popular parenting sites. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

This Is For The Mom That Cries After School Drop Off

This is for the mom that cries after school drop off. But not for the reasons you might think. My kid didn’t just start preschool...

Experts Are Saying Social Media Is Harming Our Kids, And I Don’t Get Why...

Girls today are lonely, depressed, and anxious. So, why are we giving them social media again? Can someone explain it to me? I know this...

“Sh*t Show Coordinator” and Other Names For My Strong Willed Child

You know you have a strong willed child if something that should take 20 minutes takes eleventy billion, and if every day seems like...

What We Should Be Doing Instead of Trying to Bullyproof Our Kids

I’m in my forties, and let’s be honest, I’m still not bully-proofed. Words still cut me deep. I still lash out in defensiveness when...

No, You Don’t Just Get 18 Summers With Your Kids

YOU ONLY GET 18 SUMMERS WITH YOUR KIDS. But, guess what? You also get 18 Springs, and 18 Falls, and 18 Winters. I bet when my...

Hey, Kid – Here’s Why The Middle School Years Feels Like The Worst

To my middle schooler, I wrote you a letter before you started middle school, but now that you're finishing up your first year, here's what...

Found A Cure For Your Anxiety And Depression? I’m Happy For You, But Please...

For those that have found a "cure" for your anxiety and depression, I'm happy for you. I'm happy that the yoga worked for you. I'm happy...

Five UK Moms Decide To Direct A Porn Film And Show It TO Their...

Parents today do a lot of things that I don't always agree with, but I usually have the mantra - do what's best for...

Ten Year Old’s Valentine Box Inspires Parents Everywhere To Calm The Heck Down About...

I admit it. This year I got sucked into what I like to call the crazy Pinterest Valentine box craze. My ten-year-old wanted something...

Barbie Introduces Three New Body Type Dolls And A Doll Who Uses A Wheelchair

I was one of those kids obsessed with Barbie. In fact, I may have played with Barbie dolls way past the age that was...