Shannon Guyton is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer whose kids think she's the craziest mom they know. (She takes this as a compliment.) From fertility issues to pregnancy guilt, colic to breastfeeding problems, sleep rebellions to poop rockets, stay home mom to working mom, she loves to share in the funny, amazing, and bumpy parts of motherhood. She currently needs your help navigating puberty -- it's happening in her household and it's scaring the crap out of her. Connect with her on Twitter @shannonguyton or on her blog WordswithCoffee.com.
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