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Life After Baby

How Having A Baby Ruined My Idea Of A Perfect Marriage

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 04.13.2016 | Parents
Michelle Dempsey

He used to look at me from across a crowded bar or party with eyes that subtly hinted, "Let's get out of here." Now, he looks at me from across the house with eyes that basically scream, "You could use a shower, a glass of wine, or maybe something stronger."

The Emotional Changes You Go Through After Having A Baby

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents

Having a kid certainly turns your life upside down -- and your emotions can shift in ways you never expected. Some parents find that once they have a ...

Becoming A Mother After Having A Baby

Ann Zamudio | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Ann Zamudio

Selflessness doesn't effortlessly bloom as soon as that baby comes out of our bodies. I don't know why so many people pretend that it does.

Dear Brand New Mommy

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Kali Kasprzyk

Stay true to yourself. This might be the hardest task of them all. Even picking one thing you did pre-baby and sticking with it will make you feel better.

5 Reasons I Love My Husband More After Having A Baby

Becky Schroeder | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Becky Schroeder

I had faith he would do his best to adapt to the steep learning curve of parenthood, but it wasn't until I actually saw my husband in action (starting in the delivery room) that I knew I was going to love him more now that we had a baby.

Baby Sleep Woes

Sylvia Bass | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Sylvia Bass

I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to all of you bleary-eyed mamas out there. I was once that bright-eyed and bushy-tailed mother with the one well-rested child rolling my eyes at you and your sleep training folly.

4 Truths About Our Post-Baby Bodies

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

Beauty abounds in the most unexpected places, making the minor and mundane suddenly magnificent. The trick is to include yourself in this expanded version of beauty.

The Parenting Myth That Drives Me Crazy | Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents

Motherhood didn't end my growth or goals. It didn't water down my identity or stop me from traveling. My suitcase is heavier, as are my responsibilities, but nothing feels impossible.

To Heck With the House, Baby Proof Your Marriage

Circle of Moms | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents

Having a baby is stressful, especially it’s your first child. It changes the way you look at yourself, your house and, as Circle of Moms members are...