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10 Things No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

Courtney Ellis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Parents
Courtney Ellis

1. You can eat like a team of oxen and not gain weight. Sure, you might not lose all the baby weight that quickly if you’re eating nine meals a day,...

Reasons Mommy Drinks: A Week in Review

Fiona Stevenson and Lyranda Martin Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Fiona Stevenson and Lyranda Martin Evans

Being a Mommy is The Most Awesome Job in The World, but some moments are slightly less stellar than others. Here are some of the reasons Mommy needed a cocktail (and a personal brie wheel) when the past week came to an end.

9 Ways Living With Kids Is Just Like Living in a Haunted House

Susan McLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Susan McLean

You sense it in the bathroom while you're taking a shower, slithering about just outside the curtain. It's next to your bed while you sleep, and you don't need to open your eyes to know that it's only inches from your face, silently staring at you.

This Is What It Really Feels Like To Be A Mom

CT Working Moms | Posted 12.11.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

Let's be honest. Sometimes if we can't find the funny in this crazy thing called parenthood, we'll just want cry and where's the fun in that?

Parents, You Can Shut Down Too!

Beth Woolsey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Beth Woolsey

We practically invented operating on an increasing deficit with no end in sight. And, just like our government, I have no reasonable plan to fund things like higher education for my children. So, I've come to the obvious solution. I'm shutting this hot mess down. HOORAY!

25 Parenting Phrases We Swore We'd Never Say

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

There was a certain language they spoke, that cliché "parentese," that I swore would never pass my lips.


Cara Paiuk | Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

I cannot brush my hair today/There is no time, there is no way./I have a toddler and new twins too /If I'm not wiping poop I'm giving boob.

Confessions of a Late Bus Mom

Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

There is no second chance when it comes to meeting the school bus. They leave your kid whether someone is there to get them or not. Kicked to the curb, if you will, although in my case, it's kicked to the side of the highway, where they hover in a parking lot filled with disrobing surfers.

9 Ways Babies Are Like Serial Killers

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents
Sarah Kooiman

You wake up suddenly in the middle of the night to see them standing motionless in your doorway. Sure, they might claim to just be thirsty or scared of a thunderstorm, but I think we all know the truth.

13 Things to Expect When Your Babies Become Children

Anastasia Basil | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents
Anastasia Basil

You cannot use a cellphone or computer. Once you attempt to use either device, children flock to you screeching like large, wounded birds until you hand them the device and step away, careful not to draw further attention.

My Day As A Working Mom In GIFs

CT Working Moms | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

We play for awhile till it's dinnertime. Sometimes, I'm just so in awe of how cool she is and how fast she's growing up that I stare at her like this: