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    Melinda Pierce

    Contributor for WWAC, mother of 2 mini-geeks, writer, and girl geek. Dreams of having enough time to write Veronica Mars fanfiction. @melindabpierce

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: The Halloween Blahs

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: The Halloween Blahs0

    • October 12, 2016

    On yet another morning when I’m wailing at my kids like a banshee and threatening them with everything from groundings to canceling Christmas to removing their right to attend college, it hit me that I’m definitely in a funk. Because the wailing and yelling isn’t how I usually like to parent. Don’t get me wrong, a

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: How a Song Sparked a Discussion on Consent

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: How a Song Sparked a Discussion on Consent0

    Meghan Trainor’s peppy song “No” may get mixed reviews and some serious hate from the “rejected,” but the message in the lyrics is clear. It doesn’t matter how a woman is dressed or how she dances, she has the right to say no to unwanted advances. Even though I understand the meaning of the lyrics, instead of

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: 5 Games My Kids Would Rather Play Than Pokémon GO

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: 5 Games My Kids Would Rather Play Than Pokémon GO0

    There have been many instances in my parenthood thus far in which I’ve known exactly how I mishandled my mothering know-how. For example, when my four-year-old son told me to “go love myself,” I knew right away allowing him to listen to the Beibs was my mistake. I understand my kids are their own people, meaning

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: Summer Entertainment and Sanity

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: Summer Entertainment and Sanity0

    I had children for the same reason I got married—I wanted someone to share my life with. However, that does not mean I want to spend every waking moment with them. It’s a somewhat harsh truth, but I’m honest and not afraid to share this sentiment with my family. I’m an extreme introvert, and that means

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