Priscilla Blossom

Pris Blossom is a Latinx Feminist writer and mama. Her words have appeared in Salon, Hello Giggles, and USA Today's 10Best, among others. She spends her days penning the great american novel(s), doing yoga while her toddler uses her as a jungle gym, fighting the patriarchy, and never getting enough sleep. Things she loves: TV (Gilmore Girls, X-Files, Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones, the Adventures of Pete and Pete), music (Pixies, Sufjan Stevens, and and everything they play during totally 80's weekend), travel, anthropology, libraries, museums, podcasts, and singing when no one is listening. Things she doesn't love: the heat, humidity, and traffic of South Florida life.

9 Moms Reveal How They Reacted To Their Children Being Bullied

Bullying is a complex issue that many of us faced growing up, and one that our kids are still facing now. As awareness has grown, especially with the advent of smartphones and social media, most parents are at least familiar with the many ways to…
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10 Kids Reveal What They Wish Adults Would Do About Bullying

Sadly, most if not all of our children will experience bullying at some point in their lives. In other words, it's a problem and it's not going away anytime soon. It's also a problem that disproportionately impacts LGBTQ+ children and children of…
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9 Ways I'm Going To Shamelessly Spend National Lazy Mom's Day

I don't know about you, but I have a hard time keeping track of all the "national holidays" these days. From National Donut Day to National Tequila Day to National Hotdog Day, everything and anything has "a day" of reverence. But did you know…
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6 Moms Share The Unbelievable Thing They Found On Their Teens’ Phones

I can't say I'm looking forward to my son's teenage years. He’s 4 right now, so our biggest issues involve eating meals and going to bed. It's not always easy, to be sure, but I know I have bullying, homework, driving, curfews, and the politics of…
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Here's How 19 Moms Get Their Kids To Sit Still & *Actually* Eat

Mealtime: the moment my child has a sudden case of "ants in the pants." Trying to convince my son that food is for eating and not, say, building food towers or decorating the floor is no easy feat, my friends, and I swear I've tried my hand at…
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I Judged Moms Who Hired Nannies... & Then I Had A Child

If we're being honest, we must admit that it's incredibly easy to judge parents. When I was younger I never thought I'd become a mom, and promised myself that if I did I would give up anything and everything to make it work. And since my own mother…
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8 Things No One Will Tell You About Having A Baby In Your Late 20s, But I Will

Choosing whether or not to have children is a pretty monumental decision. And if you do choose to become a parent, deciding when is arguably just as difficult. From combing over your finances to considering your career goals to establishing a solid…
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7 Ways To Show Your Boobs Some Love After Breastfeeding

It’s no secret that growing and birthing a human being changes your body. One part of the body that can and usually does undergo a tremendous transformation post-pregnancy are the breasts, especially if you choose to breastfeed. From engorgement to…
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8 Ways I Bonded With My Baby During Formula-Feeding

There are many arguments to be made for breastfeeding, one of which happens to be that it’s a great way to bond with your baby. I won’t deny the fact that it is a special way to bond with your newborn. I was able to breastfeed for a few months and…
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9 Teachers Reveal How Much They Spend For Back-To-School

Caring for and educating children is one of the most important things anyone can do. As moms, we know that these roles are often overlooked and under-appreciated by society, but another group shares our frustration: teachers. Educators are not only…
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9 Kids Share What Their First Day Of School Was *Actually* Like

A child’s first day of school is a major milestone, for kids and parents alike. Going from spending most of their time at home to suddenly being part of a group that's being cared for by a relative stranger is, well, a lot. Some kids adjust…
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How To Teach A Child About Disabilities, According To Moms & Kids With Disabilities

Every parent knows it's challenging to raise children, especially when you're simultaneously facing challenges of your own. And for parents and kids with disabilities, those challenges often include the way people treat or perceive you. There are a…
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8 Moms Reveal The Unique Ways They Revived Their Relationships

Remember when you first met your significant other? They way you just couldn’t wait to see them again? How you couldn't keep your hands off one another, and your conversations were as endless as they were riveting? But then time passed, you settled…
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7 Moms Share When & Why They Decided To Give Their Child A Smartphone

Growing up, if I wanted to talk to my friends on the phone I had to use a landline. Then I entered high school and slowly, but surely, more and more people were purchasing mobile phones. Before I knew it my friends had Nokias and Motorolas,…
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17 Moms Share What They Did After Their Kids *Finally* Went Back To School

The first day of school, while seemingly simple, is an often complicated day for parents. Some moms breathe a sigh of relief, others are an emotional wreck, and some are simply clueless as to how they're going to spend a day devoid of needy…
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8 Fictional Kids I Wish I Could Parent

I love my son, so I'm not trying to trade him in or anything. Having said that, I have to admit that there are moments when I wouldn’t mind parenting someone else, too. You know, someone different. Hell, someone not necessarily real. In fact, there…
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36 Kids Try Out Comedy & Share Their Best "Kid Jokes"

In my opinion, as a parent you need a great sense of humor. Whether it's laughing through ridiculous circumstances or finding the funny during a toddler tantrum, laughter truly is the best medicine. Another upside to motherhood? The moment your kid…
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My Son & I Have Nothing In Common, & I'm Positive I'm The Problem

It's relatively common to hear a parent lament about their unruly teenager. The parent can't connect with them, they don't understand them, and they can't seem to get their teenager to listen to them. I felt like an alien when I was a teenager, so…
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Honestly, Sometimes I Think Getting Pregnant Was A Mistake

There are people in the world who know, early on, that they want to experience pregnancy and parenthood. I was not one of those people. I spent my 20s partying and experimenting and traveling and running from my responsibilities. My motto was "live…
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7 Moms Share The Unique Ways They Celebrate The End Of Summer With Their Kids

I don't know about you, but I definitely remember summers as a kid. Whether it was attending regular barbecues, taking advantage of a neighbor's pool, or going to summer camp, the world under that sunny sky felt like my oyster. I also remember the…
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