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The Cup of Jo 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday gift ideas for every budget and personality. Let's do this thing!

Dating as a Single Mom

"From baby to dating to Daddy... I did everything out of order."

A Personal Note

How to help after the Los Vegas shooting.

“My Husband and I Sleep in Different Bedrooms”

Four happy couples share why they love sleeping apart.

My Therapist, My Dating Coach

Jen Doll shares the advice that forever changed her approach to dating.

Um, Mom and Dad, Well, You Know…

Comedy writer Nikki Palumbo comes out to her parents.

Dating for the First Time in Six Years

Emily Johnson took a six-year dating hiatus — and then went on Bumble.

My Boyfriend Weighs Less Than I Do

"He was 20 pounds lighter than I was, and that was nerve-wracking."

‘The Most Difficult Decision of My Life’

A mother's story of a twin pregnancy that was the opposite of everything she expected.

5 Things Nursery School Taught Me

Tips on potty training and teaching two-year-olds to help themselves.