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.

Serena Williams' Living Room Full Of Toys Will Look Hilariously Familiar To All Moms — PHOTO

Serena Williams is just like you. I mean, sort of. I wouldn't go trying to play tennis at her level any time soon or anything like that. But as mom to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., she is definitely a lot like the rest of us. How do I know…
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Meghan Markle Said She Has A "Long List" Of Baby Names, But She May Have Already Dropped A Hint

I'm really happy about that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their pregnancy while on tour in Australia and New Zealand. Because they seem to be especially candid and free with precious little tidbits about their precious little bundle.…
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These Baby Bath Support Seats Have Been Recalled Due To A Drowning Hazard

Generally speaking, parents tend to be extra cautious when it comes to bath time for babies. And if you use special devices to provide a little extra safety and comfort for your little one while they're in the tub, you'll want to have a close look…
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Catelynn & Tyler From 'Teen Mom' Adorably Revealed Their Rainbow Baby's Sex

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra have had a pretty rough go over the past few years. Everyone knows them from the original MTV series 16 & Pregnant, when the high school sweethearts had their first child, 9-year-old Carly, and made the difficult…
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Meghan Markle Is Giving Off Some Major Mom Vibes With This Adorable Necklace Made With Pasta

I could be projecting my own excitement onto the Duchess of Sussex, but I sort of feel as though she seems more engaged with little kids ever since she announced her pregnancy. Sure, she's always struck me as a pretty warm person, but now that she…
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This Video Of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Singing To His Baby Girl Will Make Your Heart Flutter

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is nothing if not a proud dad. Well I guess he's also a retired professional wrestler and an actor and all that. But when I sit around contemplating my unrequited crush on him, mostly I just think of him as a doting father.…
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You Need To Hear What A Stranger Said To This Mom Dealing With Her Toddler’s Tantrum

I doubt there are too many parents out there who haven't had to suffer through a public tantrum. I have several that stand out in my memory and they all share a few common elements; feeling helpless, frightened, out-of-control. Feeling as though…
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'Sesame Street's Original Big Bird Is Retiring After 50 Years & Twitter Is Crying Real Tears

I grew up watching Sesame Street like pretty much everyone else I know. There were plenty of other shows I watched, but there was always something special about Sesame Street. I felt embraced by the show, understood by the characters in a way I was…
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Prepare To Aww When You See This Sweet New Photo Of Kate Hudson's Baby Girl With Her Oldest Son

I've often wondered what it would be like to have kids who are far apart in age. I gave birth in quick succession and, as much as I loved it, the reality is those years are a bit of a blur. And as close as my kids are now, when they were little they…
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Kate Middleton Reportedly Hasn't Met Pippa's Baby Yet, But Don't Read Too Much Into It — Really

The royals are seriously blessing us with loads of news these days. After struggling through the early 2000s with barely a whiff of excitement, members of the royal family have really stepped up their game — especially in the wedding and baby…
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Chrissy Teigen Got Real About Her Social Media Anxiety & Wanting To Be Liked

Chrissy Teigen seems like a whole lot of things to her millions of followers on social media. She seems like someone who has it all together, she seems like she doesn't care what people think. But Teigen is the first one to admit (loudly and…
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Kim Kardashian Stops Mom-Shamers In Their Tracks As Per Usual

Kim Kardashian-West is nothing if not a capable social media influencer. Even when the KKW mogul is under enormous pressure, her Instagram game is essentially better than almost everyone else on the planet. Even when it comes to her kids. The mom of…
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Pictures Of Prince Harry Being Cute With Kids That Will Bring You Pure Joy

Those royals, am I right? They're pretty much owning all of 2018, whether they're getting married or having babies. Or, in the case of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, both. As most of the world knows, the couple married in May and just announced on…
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Charlize Theron Compares Mom Exhaustion To Hangovers & Yeah, We Get That

When you're a parent hanging out at home with your kids, sometimes it feels like the most exciting thing in the world would be a night out. Away from the kids and their needs, a night to reconnect with the person you used to be. And sure, sometimes…
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This Photo Of Princess Charlotte Giggling With Princess Eugenie Is Too Sweet

I don't know if I'm in love with all of the British wedding traditions after watching two royal weddings in 2018. Like I sort of miss that whole "You may kiss the bride" thing, which is probably ridiculous. But there's one tradition I'm warming to…
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You'll Totally Want To Eat Everything Jessica Simpson Is Craving This Pregnancy

Jessica Simpson is expecting her third baby with former NFL player husband Eric Johnson any day now. Since this is her third child, she sort of knows the drill by this point. She knows a thing or two about pregnancy. And she knows a thing or two…
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Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding Reception Had Pizza Trucks & Tequila Shots

I was one of those people who woke up before dawn on Friday to watch Princess Eugenie marry her longtime love Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. It was early, guys, so early. But I was excited to see Princess Eugenie's dress,…
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Instagram's Nametags Feature Will Make You *All* The New Friends

Have you ever been out at a cafe and you see this really cute guy and he sees you and you want to get to know each other and you're sort of not sure how to go about it? Yeah, me neither, but if this situation does ever happen to either one of us,…
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If You're A Working Mom Who Breastfeeds, It Could Affect Your Entire Career

The workplace is tough on women in general, and perhaps moms specifically. Every hour of every day, moms are making internal choices between this and that; their career and their kids. That's true even in the best case scenarios, when moms feel…
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Khloe Kardashian Threw A Kardashian Baby Cupcake Party & It's Adorable

Do you know what's cuter than a baby eating a cupcake? A bunch of babies eating cupcakes. Who doesn't love to see a whole pile of babies with a whole pile of cupcakes? It's pretty much the best thing ever. Perhaps especially when it's a picture of…
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