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I Slept With My Mother When I Was 16—& I Have Good Reason for Letting My Kids Do the Same

"I’m sure it was the first time we had touched in months, maybe years. Sometimes I think that hand saved my life."

Married 69 Years, Hospitalized Couple Holds Hands Til the Very End

Tommy and Virginia Stevens, both 91, were, in the eyes of their family and friends, a legendary couple. The Tennessee high school sweethearts proved earlier this month that their love truly endured until "death do us part."

Jill Duggar Says Dad Pitted Siblings Against One Another, Used Kids to Manipulate and Intimidate Her

I am currently reading Jill Duggar Dillard's memoir Counting the Cost about her life growing up in the 19 Kids and Counting Duggar family, and it is both riveting and heartbreaking.

Lauren Patterson

Lauren Patterson is a wife, writer and stay-at-home mom to a constantly on-the-go daughter and two mischievous dogs. When she's not trying to figure out if that's baby or canine poop on the hardwood, rewashing the laundry that's been sitting for three days, trying to rationalize with an toddler, or blogging about the whole motherhood gig, she can be found locked in her closet with an iPad, binge-watching Netflix.

Miscarriage and the 12-Week Rule: ‘Carrying Grief Alone’

"Miscarriage is not the most popular topic of conversation. I’m still struggling to understand why, given that around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage."