Robin Raskin

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See Mom Run: Boys vs. Girls—Who’s Harder to Raise?

]Before I had kids of my own, I can remember spending a day with some friends and their kids. A boy and a girl of […]

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See Mom Run: About That Time I Dropped the F-Bomb in Sixth Grade

A few weeks ago I went out to dinner with some old friends. Real old. Like, nursery-school old. We ate, we drank, we laughed, we […]

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See Mom Run: Do You Trust Your Husband to Take Care of Your Kids?

Ladies, a simple question: Do you trust your husband to take care of your children? In theory, of course you do. When you agreed to […]

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See Mom Run: How a Disaster Became a Teachable Moment for Our Kids

Anyone else watch the Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser that aired two Friday nights ago on NBC? You know, the one where a bunch of rock stars […]

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See Mom Run: Facebook and Pinterest Make Me Feel Like a Crappy Mom

**This week’s column was going to be about children’s extracurricular activities, but I have decided to push that topic to next time due to some […]

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See Mom Run: How a Mom Keeps Her Sanity

What is your favorite time of day? Are you a(n): 1. Morning person: Up before the sun. You enjoy the silence in the house, a […]

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See Mom Run: How I Avoid Getting Sick When My Family Has the Plague

I heart fall. Jeans. Sweaters. Jackets. Pumpkin-flavored everything. The list goes on. What I do not love about this time of year, however, is that […]

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See Mom Run: Help! My Daughter Is a Picky Eater

From the get-go, I wanted to be one of those moms who made one meal for the entire family—no short-order cooks in this house, thank […]

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See Mom Run: Robin’s Back with a New Blog Series!

Hello to one and all, and happy September! I told you I’d be back and, not wanting to break anyone’s heart or any promises, here […]

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Losing It: A Word from the Husband

You think you have the best spouse in the world? Well, you would be wrong, because I do. After my final pre-hiatus column went up, […]

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Losing It: Goodbyes Are … Kinda Awkward

I’m not really one for goodbyes. Like, rather than having to go around air-kissing everyone at the end of a function, I would rather just […]

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Losing It: Hello, Size 26 Jeans

Hello, friends! It’s been two weeks since last we met and much has happened. Because there are few things I like more than a good […]

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Losing It: Buh-Bye, Fat Clothes

Inspired by my good friend Eminem, I spent yesterday afternoon cleanin’ out my closet. While his closet was full of crazy-ass emotional baggage, violence, and […]

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Losing It: Oh, That Teenie-Weenie, Yellow-Polka-Dot Bikini

Summertime … and the livin’ is easy … Summer summer summer time … time to sit back and unwind Summer lovin’, had me a blast […]

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Losing It: And Now for Something Completely Different

Apologies for abandoning you all last week, folks. I decided to take a much-needed week off from blogging to recharge the old batteries. I’m totally […]