The Dirty Little Secret Parents Are Hiding: We’re Actually Pretty Happy

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Nine silly and serious ways the hidden joys of parenthood surprised Joanna Schroeder when she became a mom.

How Ira Glass Saved Me From a Life of Sadness and Made Me Into a Real-Life Professional Writer

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The title may be a tad on the dramatic side, but Joanna Schroeder does owe an awful lot to Ira Glass.

7 Little Things That’ll Mean a Hell of a Lot to Your Guy

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Joanna Schroeder shares her top 7 super simple secrets for making sure her husband feels loved.

Question of the Day: Have You Ever Made a Resolution and Actually Kept It?

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A few years ago a silly resolution made on Facebook started a major change in my life. It’s the only resolution that’s ever mattered, really.

Play-Doh’s New Toy Looks Like a Penis – But Parents’ Over-Reaction is What Actually Harms Kids

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Joanna Schroeder isn’t worried about the Play-Doh tool that looks like a penis. She’s worried that parents freaking out over it teaches kids to keep secrets.

Time Machine: 6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Marriage When I Was 26

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There’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse. Really.

What Would You Do If It All Fell Apart and You Had to Start Over?

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It’s our Question of the Day: You’ve fallen from grace and lost your reputation. What do you do to start living the life you always wanted, as the man you always knew you could be?

10 Reasons Christmas Makes Me Love My Husband Even More

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Holidays weren’t always simple for Joanna Schroeder and her husband. But over the years they’ve come into traditions that bring them closer every year.

6 Reasons ‘Love Actually’ Is a Story About Vulnerable Men Winning at Life

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Joanna Schroeder thinks there’s something very different about the holiday film Love Actually, and it’s the men that make it so special.

5 Things I Had to Learn In Order to Love My Nice Guy

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What happens when a woman who loves so-called “Bad Boys” discovers that the man of her dreams is a total sweetheart? Joanna Schroeder found out the hard way.

100 Words on Love: Don’t Drink Beer While Baking Thanksgiving Pies

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When we looked into the little window at the baking crust, it was a sludge of bubbling grease.

A 12 Year-Old Boy’s First Kiss Shouldn’t Be With a Grown Woman

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When Carrie Underwood gave a 12 year-old boy his first kiss on stage, why didn’t we question our double standards about protecting girls vs “making men” out of boys?

How I Supposedly Ended My Son’s Future as a Car-Racing Phenomenon

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Joanna Schroeder tries to figure out how to keep her kids safe without squashing their independence.

These BuzzFeed Videos of Guys Doing “Lady Stuff” Are Funny, But Also Weird

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Joanna Schroeder wants to talk to you guys about “lady stuff” and why it’s funny (and sometimes not) when guys do it.

Russell Brand Slams Celebrity News Outlets for Being Jerks About Renee Zellweger, and It’s Flawless

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Russell Brand tears apart the media’s scrutiny of Renee Zellweger’s face.

Why Do People Think This Behind-the-Scenes Peek at the Filming of a Sex Scene is Awkward?!

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Is it weird that I think this is not only NOT awkward, but sort of hot and really, really fun? (NSFW!)