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Accepting & Loving Your Postpartum Body

It wasn’t easy but this small change helped me focus on what was important—learning to celebrate and love my body unconditionally.

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Can Stretch Marks Be Prevented?

The short answer? No. But there are some things you can do to mitigate them—none of which involve creams.

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18 Swimsuits You Can Order from Amazon That Are Perfect for Moms

Every body is a beach body and these suits will help you feel your best this season.

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15 Thoughtful Gifts for New Moms & Moms-to-Be

Show a new mom or mom-to-be you care with these gifts that help moms feel good, look good, smell good and love their new role.

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Please, Moms: Just Wear the Damn Bathing Suit

Whether it’s summer or Spring Break, here’s the truth: your kids won’t remember your stretch marks or the baby weight.

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Show Support for These NYC Black-Owned Businesses for Kids & Families

Where you spend matters, especially these days. Show these local spots some love!

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I Still Love Mom Jeans

“This isn’t giving up ladies! High waisted jeans are in st‌yle! We are trendsetters and don’t you forget it!”

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Gua Sha for Pregnancy & Baby

The BEB Gua Sha Method, which is specialized for prenatal, postnatal, and baby care, encourages mindful emotional
connections while improving the vital functions of skin.

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5 Clean Products to Use During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond

It took a little of combing through the shelves at Target and some trial and error to find things that were both clean AND effective but once I found these five staples, I have never gone back to my old stuff.

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Your Newborn Looks like a Potato: A True Story

“Disclaimer: I love my children with all my heart and I would step in front of a train for them. But looking back, they were not cute newborns. Judge me all you want.”

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These Must-Haves for Pregnancy & Postpartum Are Covered by Insurance

Every new mom and mom-to-be could use support, and not just the BFF kind.

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I Miss My Ankles & Other Third Trimester Failures

“Don’t feel bad that your clothes don’t fit….don’t weigh yourself…and don’t feel guilty for napping. Always have snacks available.”

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8 Things to Never Say to a Pregnant Woman & 1 Thing You Should

Avoid putting your foot in your mouth when speaking to a woman with a baby in her belly. Here’s what not to say and one thing you should. Mamas, how many have you heard?

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Life Lessons from a Sweet Tooth

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
I’m sorry, but life is not “like a box of chocolates,” because if it were, then each bite would be sweet and probably not last more than 10 minutes in my hands (especially if they were…

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From Hopeful Then to Here Now: My Journey to Motherhood & Self-Acceptance

“We were determined to become parents but our journey would be hard, ugly and arduous.”

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21 Things You’ll Think as a New Mom

Smile and nod as you read this list of 20 things every new mom thinks and deals with those wild few months.

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Chrissy Teigen’s Insecurity about Her Post-Baby Body Is Refreshingly Honest

Chrissy Teigen opens up about her stretch marks and every mom can relate.

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Learning to Love Our Post-Baby Bodies

Kate Middleton’s photo leaving the hospital after giving birth to baby number three has a lot of women talking about what giving birth and post-birth bodies actually look like.
It’s a perfect time to talk about a subject I’ve been…

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Tweets of the week- 4.20.18

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: April 20, 2018

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

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How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks and Other Pregnancy Skin Issues

Get that pregnancy glow with these skincare products that treat all your mama-to-be skin issues.

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20 Things You’ll Think During the Third Trimester

Everybody’s pregnancy is different, but some things are universal. Here are 20 things you’ll be thinking during the home stretch.

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Here’s to All the Mamas Who Are Learning as They Go

When I was expecting our first, I spent so much time online researching the best of the best that I actually popped a blood vessel in my right eye. It was around midnight and I was still deep in the…

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How to Overcome These 7 New Mom Challenges

Being a mother is a blissful experience, and sometimes daunting! If you are a new inexperienced mother, life becomes thrilling cum challenging.
The good part, these challenges will help you learn a lot at the same time. A new mommy…

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All Yoga Clothes, No Yoga: How I’m Finding My Fitness Flow Again

I was sitting in my doctor’s office a few weeks ago. My husband and I were there for our annual physicals.
After the nurse checked my vitals, she took a look at me and asked, “Are you working out later?”…

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Why This Mom Is Taking Better Care of Herself, Starting Right Now

I don’t go to bed until well after midnight most nights.
That’s the hard thing about being a work-from-home mama. You can work, but it never really gets done. There are babies sitting there looking up at you who need…

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There’s One Exercise That Could Make the Mom Pouch Go Away & We’re So Trying It

All you need is ten minutes a day to make the mummy tummy go away.

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This Husband’s Support for His Wife’s Post-Partum Experience Is Pure Love

If you’ve ever worried about your post-baby body, you’ve got to read this.

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10 #BodyPositive Moms You Need to Follow

These moms slay body critics all day. Discover their social media feeds for true inspiration.

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Here’s to the Mom Working on Her Hot Bikini Body

Dear Momma,
It’s that time of year again, isn’t it – the time when you realize swimsuit season is drawing near.

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*Gasp*
And you, along with many moms everywhere, become distraught with anxiety at the…

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Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Photo: Nicole Roder
I have a confession to make. I’ve never been completely happy with my appearance. What woman has? (Maybe Tootsie?)
“I’ve never been completely happy” is actually a mild way of putting it. I’m pretty hard on my…

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The Hell That is Bathing Suit Shopping: A Triplet Mom’s Perspective

Last year’s bathing suit, which I loved, is worn out and faded so I hit the mall searching for a new one.
People, it didn’t go well. I tried on a bunch of tankinis but the fitted tops made me…

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10 moms Get Positive About Their Bodies Post-Baby

Photo: Amanda Larrison
“You can kiss your body good-bye!” was the comment I heard the most when I was pregnant.
By the time I was pregnant with my second, I was pretty immune to those super fun and uplifting comments.…

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10 Essentials for That First Trimester Survival

Photo: Steven Hale
Pregnancy is the oddest experience. I know I’ve done this once before, but this time around has been a brand-spanking new experience. Headaches for days, nausea that just won’t quit, and a superpower called hormones that has…

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Chrissy Teigen Snappchatted Photos of Her Post-Pregnancy Stretch Marks & Moms Are Celebrating

Photo:chrissyteigen via Instagram
The model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen gave her fans on Snapchat another reason to love her: in her ongoing efforts to keep it real, she flaunted her stretch marks. Just four months after giving birth, Chrissy…

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Embracing the change: Pregnancy

It’s no secret that women are curious or even scared about the condition their body will be in after having a baby.  Our heads spin with questions of: will my body ever be the same, will people see me differently, how…

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