It Took My 5-Year-Old to Help Me Get Over My Fear of Roller Coasters

It Took My 5-Year-Old to Help Me Get Over My Fear of Roller Coasters

by Victoria Fedden

Last month my daughter turned 5 and to celebrate we took her to Disney World. Pretty much a dream come true for her, but not for me. I was excited, but also secretly terrified.

“Mommy, now that I’m 5, I’m big enough to ride roller coasters,” she’d announced. I almost had a heart attack. My baby? On a rickety metal train? Careening down a 50-foot fiberglass mountain? No way. I broke out into a cold sweat just imagining it.

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Talking to Kids About Becoming a Big Sibling

Talking to Kids About Becoming a Big Sibling

by Twigtale

How do you announce the impending arrival of a new baby? You might send friends a sweet bitmoji, take your family to brunch, or just post a an awesome YouTube video. But the even harder question is how do you tell your existing children that one more will be joining the ranks?  We thought we would turn to some experts (a.k.a moms) and hear how they imparted the news. 

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Carrie Southworth on This Week in Startups!

Carrie Southworth on This Week in Startups!

by Sara Garrity, MSW

Our Founder Carrie Southworth was interviewed by Jason Calacanis on his This Week in Startups podcast yesterday. If you couldn't watch the live broadcast, a recording is posted below! 

You don't want to miss this dialogue. Here are some gems from from the interview: 

-     Jason is a "high extrovert" and loves doing this podcast. We like his story. 

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