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Heather M. Jones is a writer, Torontonian, and mother of two boys. When not busy writing and mothering, she enjoys spending too much time on Facebook, and trying to decode her two cats.

10 Reasons We’re Glad Momnesia is a Thing

Do you remember what Momnesia is? That was a trick question. If you have kids, you probably don’t remember what it means because you...

We Don’t Try To Make Everything Equal With Our Kids

“That’s a really cool ball,” my six-year-old told his brother. It was a sincere compliment, entirely without jealousy that he had not also received...

The Essential (And Realistic) Style Guide For Moms

I have yet to see a fashion show dedicated to realistic mom fashion. Oh, sure, there are lots of guides to fresh summer looks...

Why All Your Friends Are Talking About Dead To Me. And Why It’s The...

I watched all of Netflix’s new series Dead to Me in one day. This wasn’t my intention - but from the first five minutes,...

Childhood Anxiety Is Real. Here’s What It Looks Like.

Childhood anxiety is real. Here's what it looks like for us. “Check my smile, check my smile!” I startled awake and opened groggy, two AM eyes...

I Am Done Justifying My Disability, My Body, and My Right to Exist.

When I first saw the viral photo of a woman who had tipped over on her scooter in Walmart, I felt sick to my...

Here’s What It Looks Like Living With OCD. It’s Not What You Think.

When I say obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), what comes to mind? Is it cleaning? It’s usually cleaning. Living with OCD isn't just about being a...

Here’s Why I Watch Inappropriate Shows With My Tween

The delinquency of my oldest son began with PG-13 movies. He was eleven. Quite the scandal. But, watching inappropriate shows with my tween brought...

You’re Not Failing as a Parent – Here’s How I Know

“This parenting thing is hard,” I posted tearfully on Facebook after an emotionally and physically exhausting day. “Only if you’re doing it right,” responded my...

New Study Confirms That Chemicals In Sunscreen May Reach the Bloodstream – But Here’s...

Let me start by saying if ever there was an article to read all the way through, not just react to the headline, this...