Parenting
Infant/Toddlers

New Moms: Procrastinate At Your Own Risk!

With the arrival of Baby #2, I’ve adopted a new mantra: Don’t dillydally. If you’ve read the story of how my daughter made her big debut, you know that my doctor told me not to dillydally when getting to the hospital,...Read More
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    Worst Hide and Seek Player Ever

    Hmmm… A for effort?...

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    Girl Power 2015: Watch These Little Kids Flawlessly Spoof Amy Schumer, Beyonce, Hillary Clinton, And More

    Well, we’ve found the video we’re going to be watching on repeat for the rest of the day. ...

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    Dawn Yanek

    One Big Thing You’re Forgetting About Potty Training

    All you can think when you envision a potty-trained child is: No more pee-soaked and poopy diapers! Hooray!

    But there’s something you’re not thinking about—one big thing blocking your road to diaper-free bliss. READ MORE

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    QUIZ: How Much Can You Remember About 1988?

    1988 was a year for the books!...

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    Adventures In Breastfeeding…

    Every time I see an article about breastfeeding, I see the following statement (or something similar), “Breastfeeding is hard.” Every article seems to bemoan all the challenges of breastfeeding and make it seem like all women struggle....Read More
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  • Deva Dalporto

    Texting Acronyms For Moms

    We all use LOL and WTF, but what if there was a texting shorthand just for moms? I think it would look something like this: EYDB: Eat your damn broccoli LI: Losing it IBY: Is it bedtime yet? EFT: Epic freaking tantrum...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Giveaway: Personalized Holiday Cards!

    I have never sent a family Christmas card. I thought I would when I first got married, then when I had my first baby, then when I had my second, then, then, then. I mean, I love receiving holiday cards. I put them up on the fridge and stare...

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    4 Steps For Surviving The Post-Baby Return To Work

    So you’re going back to work. Maybe you’ve been on maternity leave. Maybe your young charges hired you as Stay-At-Home-With-Me-Mom for the past few years, but when you found out that your toddlers didn’t provide a 401k, you needed to...Read More
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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Metamorphosis of Motherhood, pt. 1

    Sixteen years ago, somewhere around this time of the year, I discovered I was pregnant with my first child. I was too young to be a mother, and my fantasies of motherhood were proof of that naiveté. I’d promised my husband, who at the ti...

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    Friday Etsy Find: Cloud Book Ends

    After sifting through our favorite Etsy shops, we came across these cloud book ends, perfect for displaying your young reader's books with a little bit of whimsy....

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    JJ Keeler

    An Ode to the Potty Training Toddler

    My husband and I are currently in the trenches of potty-training our toddler. While she gets the concept, she really just doesn’t give a crap (not in the toilet, anyway). As first time parents, we’ve consulted everyone about what is normal and what is not.

    We’ve had friends tell us that they potty-trained their child in one day (we secretly hate those friends) and others who have said it took the better part of a year. All we know is that diapers are an expensive hassle and we’re ready to be done with them. READ MORE

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  • Elle Davis

    The Navy Yard Shooting: Close To Home

    I’ve never had anything like this hit so close to home before and I’m in such disbelief. My head was swirling around with the faces of the people my husband and I know who work at the Navy Yard. My husband’s former coworke...

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  • Sherice Torres

    How to De-Crazy Your Week

    The work week can be a bitch. Between the evening commute, cranky kids, pets demanding attention (feed me! walk me! love me!), it can all add up to one massive emotional meltdown. So, what’s a busy mama to do? Here are a few tips to help ...

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    How To Name Your Baby In 6 Easy Steps

    When I was single, I would imagine my future children; children whose names I had long ago picked out (Gabriel and Virginia) while daydreaming during classes in college. What I didn’t factor in was that my future husband might have...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    10 Reasons Pregnancy Sucks… And Then It Doesn’t… and then it does… And Then You Just Want That Baby Out.

    Pregnancy is such a magical time. You start growing and growing and getting bigger and bigger. There’s some pretty wicked hormones running through your body that makes you cry over a candy commercial. Not just some crying with a light cas...

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    An Ode To Mom

    Roses are red. Violets are blue. You are my mom. Come wipe my poo....

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