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.
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5 Times Kylie Jenner Proved She's Totally Loving Life As A Mom Her Own Way

Sometimes actions really do speak louder than words. This seems to be the case with Kylie Jenner. She might not be shouting her love for her little baby girl, Stormi Webster, from the rooftops, but anyone who follows her on social media knows she's h…
By Jen McGuire

Kelly Clarkson Shares How She's Raising All Of Her Kids To Be Their Unique Selves

I have a stepparent. My kids have had a stepdad. It's a situation that is incredibly common, but still somehow so incredibly complicated. I guess it's extra difficult because there are so many complex feelings involved, so many inter-connected relati…
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Has Jill Duggar Helped Deliver Babies? This New Photo Is Raising Questions

Jill Duggar-Dillard from TLC's Counting On appears to be a midwife. She seems to practice midwifery, but whether or not she's actually licensed to do so is another question entirely. The mother of two clearly has a passion for being present when moth…
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Khloé Kardashian Shared The Heartwarming "Parenting Technique" She Learned From Her Late Dad

As Khloé Kardashian settles into parenting her brand new baby girl, True Thompson, she appears to be getting super nostalgic about her family. Which makes a lot of sense to any mom out there, of course; giving birth is one of the deepest and most pro…
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Here's What The Duggars Usually Do During Religious Mission Trips

Ever since the first time fans met the Duggar family from 19 Kids and Counting on TLC more than a decade ago, the family seems to go on frequent religious mission trips. Mostly to Central America, but Duggar daughter Jill and her husband Derick Dilla…
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Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Honeymoon Destination Is Extra Romantic For This Sweet Reason

It's just one month away until the world gets to live through that most beautiful of occasions, another royal wedding. I was just a little girl when Princess Diana married Prince Charles, and I probably remember more about that wedding than I do my o…
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Fans Think Jim-Bob Duggar Has "Shunned" Pregnant Jinger Vuolo & Here's Why

It's no secret that Jinger Vuolo has made a name for herself as something of a "rebel" in the super-strict Duggar family. Ever since she married her husband Jeremy Vuolo in 2016, Jinger has been making very different choices from the rest of her fami…
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Chrissy Teigen Tweeted A Hilarious Bump Photo That Moms-To-Be Will Truly Appreciate

Chrissy Teigen doesn't owe her fans anything, of course. The Cravings author/model doesn't have to share all the hilarious details of her amazing, mad cap lifestyle, and yet she does it all the time. And it's a true blessing, to be honest, especially…
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This Mom Of 4 Admitted She Has A Favorite Child & Well, People Are Not OK With It

There's this long list of things parents aren't supposed to say that's not written down, but follows us around nonetheless. Essentially anything that gives less than a glowing review of the joy of parenting, or hints at human emotions like regret, fr…
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Junk Food Advertising Zeros In On Kids The Most, New Study Finds

If being able to rhyme off fast food slogans from the 80s was an Olympic event, you could probably just go ahead and give me my gold medal now. Because I grew up in front of the television, which also means I grew up craving fast food constantly. And…
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How A Stranger Helped This Mom Flying Alone With Her 2 Kids Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

Jessica Rudeen had a long day ahead of her. She was up at 4:30 a.m., racing to catch a flight with her 3-year-old daughter and 4-month-old son. They were flying out of Kansas City to Wilmington, North Carolina with a stopover in Charlotte, North Caro…
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Blake Lively Opens Up About Being Bullied As A Kid With This Sweet & Powerful Message

It's easy to look at celebrities and make a whole fist full of assumptions. That life has been better for them for a myriad of reasons: their talent, their charisma, their looks. That their experience as famous people is so far removed from our own t…
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People Are Dragging Kourtney Kardashian & Kylie Jenner For Going To Coachella For This Ridiculous Reason

Bad news, moms; it turns out that becoming a mom means you quite literally can't do any other damn thing with your whole life. Especially if your last name happens to be Kardashian or Jenner. Then everyone gets to a piece of the judgmental pie, I gue…
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Chrissy Teigen's Birthday Party For Luna Looks Like More Fun Than I've Had All Year

If I could have anything for my birthday in August, it would probably be this; I want Chrissy Teigen to plan my party for me. In that weird way she seems to have, that's simultaneously haphazard, elegent, kitschy, and hyper-organized. It's like a tra…
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Jenna Dewan's First Post After Break-Up Is All About Gratitude

As someone who has been through a divorce with kids, I know a thing or two about a thing or two. I know that, no matter your social status, it can feel cripplingly lonely. That those first few weeks post-decision can feel post-apocalyptic in many way…
By Jen McGuire

How Many Americans Think #MeToo Claims Are False? A Distressing Amount, According To A New Survey

Change is never easy, this we know for sure. Especially when the thing people are trying to change is deeply embedded in hundreds of years of social hierarchy on pretty much every level. When millions of women across the world joined the #MeToo movem…
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Kim Kardashian's Instagram Pic Of Saint Hugging His Cousin Is #CousinGoals

The Kardashian/Jenner family has managed to somehow reinvent the concept of a baby boom as well as helping us all perfect our best selfies. And their fans aren't the only ones who are loving this cuddly, adorable stage of the famous family's story; i…
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6 Times Pink Totally Nailed What It's Like To Be A Working Mom

Pink is out there in the world right now on tour with her whole family. I believe they're in New York, judging from the Instagram posts I've been voraciously gobbling up. She's apparently performing a solid show every single time she hits the stage, …
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Kylie Jenner Showed Off Stormi's Stroller In This New Photo & She's Totally *Loving* Mom Life

The Kardashian/Jenner family are finally at the end of one of the most glorious, exciting baby booms ever. Now that Khloé Kardashian has welcomed her baby girl in Cleveland, the trio of next gen KarJenners is complete. For the moment, at any rate. Ki…
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Charlize Theron Had The Most Touching Things To Say About "Co-Parenting" With Her Mom

I was raised by a single mom in my grandparents' home for many years. When I became a single mom of four at the age of 30, I lived on my own. But my mom definitely co-parented with me. She was the other person at the soccer field, the purchaser of hi…
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