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.

There's A Good Reason Why Kim & North Ate Separately At A Restaurant, So Everyone Calm Down

I shudder to think what I would look like as a parent if I was as famous as a Kardashian. The amount of mistakes I've made privately might not make me a bad mom to my kids, but they would most certainly make me a bad mom in the court of public…
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Why Prince William & Kate Middleton Reportedly Don't Have Full Custody Of Their Kids Is Bizarre

I've always been a big fans of Queen Elizabeth and I'll tell you why; as a woman who likes to be the boss of everyone and everything, I cannot help but bow down to the woman who really is the boss of everyone and everything. She isn't technically…
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Ronnie From 'Jersey Shore' Had A Very Valid & Admirable Reason For Missing The 2018 VMAs

Parenthood is pretty much all about choices. Every day, it feels like every choice you make as a mom or a dad is going to have some echo into the future of your kids and your relationship with them. These choices don't always have to make sense to…
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Chrissy Teigen's Airplane Pic Of Luna & Miles Is Too Extra For Words

Chrissy Teigen and her whole family just spent a few weeks in Bali. Fans have been loving all of the photos and adventures they've been having but let's face it; everyone was ready for them to come home, right? A day without Chrissy Teigen's social…
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Carrie Underwood Thinks Being A Mom Of 2 Will Be A 'Different Ball Game'

Carrie Underwood is pregnant with her second child, and she's already starting to think about how her life is going to change. After all, being a mom to one person is one thing, being a mom to two kids is most definitely another. I am a mom to four…
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Ryan Reynolds Helped A Couple Hilariously Celebrate Their Anniversary On Twitter

I wonder sometimes if there will ever come a day when I'm just totally over Ryan Reynolds' tweets. When I scroll through Twitter and see some wry little something from the Deadpool actor and roll my eyes. That day might come, but it is not today.…
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Twitter Is Not Having This Sexist Quote On The Wall Of A Middle School

When I was growing up, sexism was a quiet, insidious part of every day life. A hum under all of the regular words people said, a dog whistle of subtext behind so many of my daily interactions. At home, with friends, and even at school. I like to…
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Kylie Jenner Claims Motherhood Has Made Her 'More Positive'

Being a mom changes everything, this we know for sure. It changes the way you see the world and the way you move through it. Sometimes those changes can be tough; being a mom can absolutely make the wounds of the world more difficult to deal with,…
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Unlike Prince George, Princess Charlotte Won't Be Wearing A Uniform On Her First Day Of School

Princess Charlotte has become my fashion icon in her short lifetime. See, I don't really have the lithe frame to pull off her mother Kate Middleton's impeccable style choices; all of those tailored sheath dresses and skirts are not made for me. But…
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Hostile Fighting With Your Spouse Could Literally Make You Sick To Your Stomach

Everyone has a different opinion of whether or not fighting is healthy for couples. To be honest, I sort of think it doesn't matter whether or not people think you should fight with your spouse or not. Because something is going to happen, probably…
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Only 2 Cities In The U.S. Protect Breastfeeding Moms' Rights At Work, According To New Research

Every new mom who chooses to breastfeed should be able to do so as long as she likes — even if she has to go back to work. The health benefits to both her and her baby far outweigh any slight inconvenience her need to pump in the workplace might…
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Chrissy Teigen Tried To Make S'mores With Luna, But She Wanted No Part Of It — PHOTOS

There's nothing like making summer memories with your kids. Trips to the beach, campfires at night, making s'mores... all we parents can do is pack all of this loving goodness in to every moment and hope that some day, our kids will look back and…
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Meghan Markle Once Wrote About Cutting Toxic Relationships Out Her Life

When Meghan Markle married Prince Harry on May 19, I remember feeling a reflected sort of joy for her. Not because she was marrying a handsome prince and getting married at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Not because her makeup and hair were…
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Hilary Duff Apologizes To Her Boyfriend For The Sweetest Reason Possible

Being pregnant in the summer, when it's hot and everyone is walking around looking all not-pregnant, is sort of the worst. You're tired, you're hot, you're always hungry. Well I guess that's sort of a description of being pregnant any time, but…
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There's A Very Important Reason Why Kate Middleton Takes All Of Her Kids Photos

Prince George and Princess Charlotte sometimes seem like the two most photographed children in the world, but don't be fooled. Sure, the paparazzi have gotten in snaps of the royal kids playing on the sidelines of one of their dad's polo games, and…
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Joanna Gaines' Kids Are All About Vintage Arcade Games

Sometimes I try really hard to stop liking Joanna Gaines, mostly because I grew up in the eighties and nineties and when a girl was great at things this was our go-to. Intense dislike. But she's just so darn nice and down-to-earth while being good…
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Khloe K. Is Asking Fans For Advice About True's Next Milestone

Even a Kardashian needs a little help from her fellow moms every now and again. Because sometimes it's tough to know if you're making the right decisions for your baby, and wasn't the internet basically invented for us to check in with each other…
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Prince George's Back-To-School Photos Over The Years Are Just Too Adorable For Words

Young Prince George Cambridge sounds like he's having a pretty cool summer. His madcap adventures began when he was asked to be a page boy at his uncle Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle this past May, which meant he finally got to wear long pants.…
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Kate Hudson Is Officially In The "Home Stretch" Of Pregnancy With Baby No. 3 — PHOTO

If you've ever been in the last trimester of your pregnancy during the heat of the summer, you know. You just know. Everyone is out there running around and enjoying life in the sun, and you are carrying around this heavy internal heater that eats…
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A Baby Suffered A Stroke After Catching The Chickenpox & Here's What Parents Need To Know

My sons all suffered through the chickenpox. Not because I didn't want to vaccinate them, but because the vaccine was not made available when they were young. It became a bit of a thing among parents at the time, everyone trying to get their kids to…
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