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Faux Aloe In Terracotta Pot

The Best Faux Houseplants

I've always hated artificial plants, but when we bought our second home, it was faux or nothing. We're not there often enough to keep real houseplants alive between visits. Not to mention,…
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“Eye Love You” Valentines

DIY Valentines for the eyeball obsessed. My son is obsessed with eyeballs. There’s no clever way to write that sentence. Every day, he asks, “How do you spell eyeball?” “Can I touch…
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An Open Apology

I'm sorry for expecting you to understand what it was like to not be expecting. To those of you who had a front row seat to the last three years of my…
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What Do Your Stepchildren Call You?

Gijo. Katoots. Muffin. We recently asked several step families about the names and titles their families use, and their answers were fascinating. The word “step” was forbidden in my home. I was…
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In Conversation With Anna Faris

Anna Faris and Raise founder Jessica Butler talk preemies, co-parenting, and of course, mom guilt. Anna is an actress and author, creator and host of the podcast “Anna Faris is Unqualified,” and…
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