Jen McGuire

Jen is a mom to 4 voracious sons, a loyal thrift shopper and connoisseur of fine boxed white wines. She is a writer and also a Canadian. Sorry.

Pink Trolled Parent Police On Instagram With This Beautifully Sarcastic Post

Oh internet. Why, oh why, do so many people love to hide behind the warm comforter of anonymity to judge people with reckless abandon? Especially celebrity parents, from what I've seen. It never ceases to amaze me how many parents have hours and…
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People Are Placing Elf On The Shelf In Hospitals & We're Horrified

Nurses obviously have one of the most taxing, emotionally draining, exhausting jobs on the planet. Not only are nurses responsible for taking care of a patient's physical health, they're almost always on the hook for making sure their patients are…
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Gisele Bündchen & James Corden's Workout Class With Toddlers Even Has Me Exhausted

When you think of Gisele Bündchen's workout routine, I imagine you are probably thinking the same thing I am; a punishing, grueling mix of cardio and strength training that I'm sure I never want to see. And sure, this might be true for the model…
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Lawmakers Are Finally Tackling The Rising Maternal Mortality Rate In The U.S.

Some days it feels like it's nothing but doom and gloom on the political horizon no matter what side you might be standing on. Then there are days when the sun comes out and you get a little glimmer of hope, some good news that's just enough to keep…
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Why Meghan Markle & Prince Harry May Not Be Spending Christmas Morning Together

I have no way of knowing what Meghan Markle was picturing her first Christmas morning as a member of the British royal family might look like. Maybe she was hoping to sleep in with her new husband since she's pregnant and all. Or maybe she was…
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Billy Eichner Explains Parenting An LGBTQ Child In One Perfect & Poignant Tweet

For those of you who might not have heard, comedian Kevin Hart has been having something of a moment — and it's not a great one. The wildly popular comedian was slotted to host the 2018 Oscars but has since bowed out amid a massive media frenzy over…
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7 Facts To Know About Letitia James, NY's Next Attorney General With Eyes On Trump

The new year will see some interesting changes for the people of New York. Snow and stuff, of course, but also a fresh new Attorney General. And I have to tell you, this should be viewed as seriously exciting news for the people of that state. If…
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Mom Pens Heartbreaking Plea To Facebook, Twitter & More After Her Stillbirth

As you most expectant mothers do as they prepare to give birth, they'll gather all the necessary accouterments and diligently do frequent Google searches for what they might need when their baby arrives. They'll use the #babybump hashtag on…
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'Up & Vanished' Season 3 Remains A Mystery

There's a reason true crime is so popular, and it's not because fans struggle with morbid curiosity like my boyfriend keeps trying to tell me. Those of us who are interested in true crime are interested in understanding the way the human mind works,…
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Here Are All The Best Royal Gag Gifts Over The Years

It's that time of year again, when I decorate my house with fraying garland and try to imagine what it would be like to spend Christmas with the royal family. I like to picture lots of heavy foods covered in delicious gravy or custard, depending on…
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Jana Kramer Was Body-Shamed Just Days After Giving Birth

I'm sorry to tell you this, particularly during the holiday season, but people can be mean. Like, really mean. Even to a woman who just had a baby, which seems next level terrible if you ask me. It's a pretty awful place to be if a woman who…
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People Are Mad About Khloe Kardashian's New Photo With True For A Silly Reason

Khloé Kardashian seems to be in a pretty good space right now. She has her incredibly adorable baby girl True to hang out with on the regular, and fans of Keeping Up With The Kardashians all know that girl has been dying to be a mom since forever.…
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Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton's Reported Royal Group Chat Is The Best Idea Ever

The internet loves to break all of the special things, I think. Fans were allowed a few glorious months of enjoying the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Fans were also allowed the freedom to imagine the burgeoning friendship and bond…
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Kate Hudson's Pic Of Daughter Rani With Goldie & Kurt Is Pure Magic

Kate Hudson is in a seriously enviable position these days. She just welcomed her first daughter with her boyfriend, musician Danny Fujikawa, in October (an exciting addition to her two older sons, 14-year-old Ryder and 6-year-old Bingham). She is…
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Kim Kardashian Sent Baby Chicago To Cleveland For This Relatable Reason

As a mom of four kids I can tell you there's no worse dilemma than all of them getting sick at the same time. I don't care how much money you have or who you are or what your situation in life might be, you are never more aware of having more…
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Kate Middleton & Meghan Markle's Christmas Tree Will Make You *Green* With Envy

I have always wanted to spend Christmas in the United Kingdom. Maybe it's based on my deep, abiding love of everything Jane Austen ever wrote or said, or watching Bridget Jones' Diary (a total Christmas movie, watch it again and you'll see), or…
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Kids Are Loving These Inclusive Picture Books From The Goodreads Choice Awards

When I was a little girl, the first story that really stuck with me was that of The Ugly Duckling. It was the story of a little bird who was shunned for not being beautiful until she grew into a swan and was accepted. That story haunted me when I…
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The Story Of Christmas Told By Kids In This Video Is As Funny & Cute As You'd Expect

It can be tough to tell what kids really think of Christmas. I mean, most of their opinions are certainly informed by us, their parents, particularly in those early years. But the trick is finding out how much of our information filters in to their…
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Expect To See Pantone's Color Of The Year ALL Over Diaper Bags & Nursery Decor

You might not think too heavily about the sort of impact color has on your day, but there are some who might disagree with you. The people who work at Pantone, for instance. Ever year for the past two decades, a new color has been announced in…
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Prince William Cracked A Very Festive Dad Joke About Kate Middleton's Outfit

Some men are just born to be dads and husbands, mostly on account of the fact that they just love a good old dad joke. As charming as a solid dad sense of humor is in a regular guy, it is perhaps even more charming when it's the future King of…
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