friendsgiving
friendsgiving
Friends

Friendsgiving has become my favorite way to celebrate the holiday as a young mom

millennial moms
millennial moms
Lifestyle

I didn’t have a voice as a child—but my children will

My firstborn likes to tell me when I do things right. She showers me with…

parent and child holding hands
parent and child holding hands
Lifestyle

Should parents tell kids about their addictions or mental health issues? Here’s what experts think

Earlier this year, Walking Dead actor Kevin Zegers posted a video on Instagram of his 3-year-old…

Illustration of mother carrying her husband on her back while caring for son and daughter
Illustration of mother carrying her husband on her back while caring for son and daughter
Lifestyle

The parenting double standard I’m done being quiet about

I’ll give it to you straight: I’m a tired mother of two. My days end…

what to eat while breastfeeding
what to eat while breastfeeding
Lifestyle

These are the types of food to eat and avoid while you’re breastfeeding, according to experts

When you’re pregnant, there are certain foods you should try to avoid, such as fish…

Lifestyle

16 moms reveal what they wish they’d known about breastfeeding before giving birth

As much as you research, go to classes, and talk with others, nothing can really…

parenting with anxiety
parenting with anxiety
Family

Anxiety sucks and parenting with anxiety sucks in its own special way—here’s how I cope

Anxiety sucks. It swoops in, builds up, and leaves you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and out…

Collage of a sun, clouds, a doctor talking to patient, a newborn baby and a woman holding her head
Collage of a sun, clouds, a doctor talking to patient, a newborn baby and a woman holding her head
Health & Fitness

Giving birth didn’t ease my “baby blues.” It made me suicidal

Motherhood—and mothers’ voices—should be celebrated every day. But that also means having conversations about the…

things to do fathers day
things to do fathers day
Lifestyle

7 fun activities to do with your dad on Father’s Day if he’s impossible to shop for

Heads up, y’all: It is Father’s Day this weekend, June 16th. Oh, did you forget?…

Author and her son
Author and her son
Lifestyle

How I’m celebrating myself, a single mom, on Mother’s Day

As soon as May started and Mother’s Day quickly approached, I realized just as quickly…

still from "jane the virgin"
still from "jane the virgin"
Lifestyle

6 low-tech ways to get sh*t done when you’re a millennial mom

Life with a preschooler, a full-time job, and a big commute is an exercise in…

overworked mom
overworked mom
Lifestyle

This woman’s post about the “impossible standards” moms face is going viral, and we’re slow clapping

“Having it all” is a phrase thrown around a lot in our culture—especially when it…

Illustration of a child's mobile with astrology signs
Illustration of a child's mobile with astrology signs
Lifestyle

I use astrology to help me parent my three very different kids

My obsession with astrology began when I was a kid. My parents always bought the…

miscarriage
miscarriage
News

This nail art trend commemorates the “invisible loss of miscarriage”

Today, October 15th, is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It’s a day to stand…

lawnmower parents
lawnmower parents
News

Apparently “lawnmower parents” are the new helicopter parents

We’ve all heard of “helicopter parents”—the kind of mom or dad who takes a fully…

fridababy
fridababy
News

This company wasn’t allowed to put up its billboards because they used the word “vagina”

When it comes to pregnancy and postpartum healing, things can get messy for women—that’s just…

back to school hacks
back to school hacks
Lifestyle

4 back-to-school hacks specifically for moms, because we know this is rough on you too

August is the end of everything good. The end of summer, the end of vacations,…

morning hacks
morning hacks
Lifestyle

A mom reveals the five morning hacks that help her survive back-to-school season

Having children is a beautiful blessing from the heavens and blah blah blah motherhood. All…

Illustration of a baby wearing a "feminist" onesie
Illustration of a baby wearing a "feminist" onesie
Lifestyle

Since becoming a mother to a son, I need feminism more than ever

My feminism started at home, following a rapid discovery of what I did not want…

summer baby names
summer baby names
Lifestyle

32 baby names perfect for little ones born during the hot summer months

The shining ocean water. The hot sand between your toes. The radiant sun beating down….