The doctor is in | Puberty

When should you start talking about puberty? When does that happen these days? (I've heard it happens at like age 10?) Talking about puberty has been an important issue for parents for ages. In an ideal sit... Read More...

The joy you might be missing

by Kelli Smith Let me paint a picture of one of my recent joys I could’ve missed. It’s 1 pm and I put Pierce down for a nap. I quickly stain the basement stairs, Pierce wakes up from her very short nap, I l... Read More...

The doctor is in | Kindergarten

Should I send my young 5-year-old to kindergarten next year (having never gone to preschool because of COVID) or does it make more sense to wait until he is 6? (I'm concerned that at 6, he's going to be bored ... Read More...

One mom’s miscarriage story

by Kelli Smith Editor's Note: The Devil Strip is currently working with Kelli Smith as a human resources specialist. Kelli pitched this story to Hell Raisers editor Megan Combs independently, and the organi... Read More...

I’m losing my mind… everything’s fine!

by Allison Chrien I’ve reached the point of parenthood that I’ve been both greatly looking forward to and totally dreading in equal measure: the point of little to no involvement in (or even general awarene... Read More...