Baby

The Hardest Job I Couldn’t Live Without

Parenthood really is a complex emotion that I really never understood until I had kids. I wondered, “if they are so exhausting then why would you have them?” Now I get it and it’s why I love this guest post from Emily.

Mom-In-Training

When I was pregnant and had a new baby I loved, loved, loved reading birth and new motherhood stories from other people. It made me feel less scared and lonely to know another woman was going through the same stuff. So when I got this funny, reassuring guest post from Melissa I knew some of you would really appreciate it – it’s like free therapy!

Motherhood is a Verb

This is such a sweet guest post from Rachel about the reality of mothering a newborn. (I have totally been there with the projectile poo.)

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What’s the Deal Homeopathic Medicine for Babies?

At some point in your early parenting career you’re going to have an unhappy baby due to illness or teething. It’s the worst. But adding insult to injury is the sheer number of medications you’re faced with at the drug store. That wall of meds is intimidating because how the hell are you supposed to know what works?

Best Advice for New Parents

My great-grandmother always said “babies need air” – meaning that they should go outside every day. I’m not sure if there is any science…

Pediatrician of 30 Years Shows How He Calms a Crying Baby

I just saw this posted on Facebook and just had share it here so I wouldn’t lose track of it. I love this technique and would love to know if it works on your baby – I’m pretty sure it would work on me, but I have a feeling that would be difficult and/or weird to find out.

Car Seat LATCH Rules

A few of you had emailed me asking about the new 2014 LATCH rules that further complicated the confusing waters of car seat installation….

So, Do You Have Kids?

I don’t know about you, but I am a way better worker now that I’m a mom. Moms are multi-tasking ninja! This guest post by Jessica tackles all those unfair assumptions bosses and employers make about working moms and explains why they’re total bullshit.

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Push Pack Review

Check out my latest review on Push Packs – a pre-packed hospital bag that includes a ton of stuff from your “What to Pack” checklist.

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Mom vs. Swimsuit

Before we all bid a fond farewell to summer, I just had to share this hilarious guest post from Jessa. Every mom I know has had that critical post-baby showdown with a swimsuit and Jessa nails the inner monologue and wisely point out that your baby does not care how you look. Damn straight!