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Sleep Health Is Maternal Health: Why Better Sleep Habits Matter

“You don’t have to hold your exhaustion up as proof of your parenthood or accept sleepless nights. You and your baby deserve a better night’s sleep.”

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The Pandemic Forced Me to Breastfeed & It Was the Best Thing I Ever Did

 

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I’d like to start off by saying this isn’t a political post – despite your stance on COVID-19, I think we can all agree that it’s been rough on us all. 
I had a…

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What It’s Like to Have a Mama’s Boy

The daily, emotional toll may be overwhelming but then I consider what kind of young man he is going to become, with all the love and sweetness he possesses and I know it’ll be a beautiful thing.

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Why Every ‘Now’ Moment Matters in Motherhood

In October 2005, my middle son was born. In 2018, he graduated from college.
Today, I’m trying to figure out how time works.

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Eons ago I had three kids in three and a half years. Life was…

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All the Ways You’re Doing a Great Job, Mama

A must-read for every mom because you deserve to hear what a great job you are doing.

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One Family’s Sweet Approach to Handling Halloween Candy

The pomp and circumstance surrounding Halloween is fun—the sugar crash? Not so much. How one family tackles the candy crush at Halloween.

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3 Tips to End Your Dr. Jekyll & Momma Hyde Parenting

Photo: Superfly Mom
Dear Confessional,
I have a secret to tell you, and I haven’t openly admitted it yet, even though you may have been suspecting… I have superpowers. The struggle is real, my friends. For me, it wasn’t until I had…

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The Case of the Picky Eater

How to get a picky eater to compromise and finally eat a veggie? 11 Years later, Jeff Belle discovers that the journey isn’t necessarily as straightforward as you would think (or like).

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Why I Quit Sleep Training Before I Even Started

Photo: Dennis Gardner
I’m sure, like many new mothers, I was totally unprepared for motherhood. I guess no one can really prepare you for what’s about to happen but I was particularly not at all prepared for the physical and…

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15 Signs This Is Your Last Baby

When you’re done having kids, moments with your youngest hit you a bit differently. Here are fifteen ways to tell you’re on your last baby.

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Capture Baby’s First Year in 13 Funny & Sweet Hashtags

While you’re taking millions of photos of your baby, be sure to snap and share these 13 must-save moments. #majormilestones #adorablememories #grandmaisgonnalovethis

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Study Proves What We Already Knew: Being Pregnant Is Like Running a Marathon (& Winning )

Being pregnant is basically like doing Iron Man… for nine months.

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Many Women Don’t Know about This Surprising Pregnancy Symptom

You probably know about morning sickness, but this common symptom isn’t always obvious.

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6 Habit Hacks to Keep Your Healthy Resolutions After the New Year

Did you know that by February most people have given up on their resolutions? Here’s how to keep going.

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Moms Bear the Brunt of “Invisible” Labor, New Study Suggests

It turns out moms have even more to be stressed about.

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Science Proves “Sleep Like a Baby” Really Is a Lie

According to a new study, most babies don’t sleep through the night.

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Is Working from Home Really Less Stressful Than Commuting to Work?

Working from home might not always be the best choice for every parent.

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Being a Mom Is So Much More Than Target Runs & Tantrums

“Does being a mother mean your life mainly consists of potty-training, play dates, naps, report cards and trips to Target?”

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I Saw a Meltdown, But I Overlooked Something Far More Important

“I failed to see your fear. I failed to see your anxiety. I failed to see all the signs that you needed me desperately.”

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This Celeb Put Her Family First & It’s So Important for Every Working Mom

The singer is taking some much needed time off to spend with her new family.

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A Quest to Find My Mama Tribe

It was time to make friends.

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20 Hilarious Memes All About Being a New Mom

These memes really say it so well. Can you relate? 

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This Hangover Cure Is Hiding In Your Kids Nursery?

Why not grab a few bottles on your next grocery run?

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This Mom’s Viral Open Letter Asking Her Husband for More Help Is All of Us

This blogger penned the note to her husband several years ago but it’s just now going viral online.

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Tweets of the week- 3.23.18

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: March 23, 2018

Thank you, Twitter parents for making us laugh this week.

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You Need to Check out #GotToddlered Right Now

No matter how much you promise yourself that things aren’t going to change after having kids, they do—and this blogger is here to prove it.

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This Mom’s Facebook Post Reminds Us All What Motherhood Really Means

The HGTV host, blogger and author recently posted a pic of her 27-year-old self along with this powerful message about being a mommy.

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This Post About Long-Term Relationships Will Make You Appreciate Your Partner

This message will make you look at marriage with kids in a whole new way.

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This Simple Perspective Helped Me Go Back to Work after Maternity Leave

I’m not dwelling on the fact that I won’t see my baby all day long. Here’s what I am doing.

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Science Proves Parenting Burn Out Is a Real Thing

Burning out on parenthood is a scientifically proven phenomenon.

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New Study Reveals Why People Sleep Less The Older They Get

The real reason, besides kids, why you’re not getting enough sleep.

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5 Reasons You Should Have Three Kids

My children are little enigmas.

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They’re so ridiculously cute and sweet with their soft, smooth skin, big, bright eyes and gorgeous, baby-like voices.
They’re also demanding, exhausting and sometimes even downright disgusting.
One minute, they’ll…

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15 Things to Expect With Your Second Baby

Photo: Mia Carella
Having a second baby is a very different experience than having your first. While both experiences are wonderful, they are unique in their own ways. You are no longer the newbie parents you were the first time…

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