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Dear Daughter, Here's Why I Hope You Have The Choice to Work Or Stay Home

Dear Daughter, Here's Why I Hope You Have The Choice to Work Or Stay Home

Jamie Davis Smith  04. 1.2015
What I hope for you most of all is that by the time you are a mom, we have all moved to a place where moms and dads both have the support...
7 Reasons Why Moms Are Real-Life Superheroes

7 Reasons Why Moms Are Real-Life Superheroes

Holly Rust  03.31.2015
Sure, my cape may be invisible, and my special powers may not be as cool as Iron Man's, but my powers do help me survive the day-to-day...
Dear Mothers: We MUST Stop Putting Each Other Down

Dear Mothers: We MUST Stop Putting Each Other Down

Katherine Stanley Obando  03.26.2015
What if women with the luxury to make a choice about whether or not to work -- and I include myself in that group -- took one-tenth of...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Kathleen Siddell  03.24.2015
This virtual village is far and wide -- populated by parents all over the world, with all kinds of circumstances. We have the opportunity...
Mom Burn Out

Mom Burn Out

Melissa Charles  03.17.2015
Comparing ourselves to anyone else is a sure-fire way to madness. Yet, we do it constantly. The media loooooooves our comparisons. Heck,...
Let's End the Mommy Wars, Once and For All

Let's End the Mommy Wars, Once and For All

Rachel Toalson  03.10.2015
Is it because we need to feel validated in the way we mother? Is it because we are proud of our mothering skills and want to make sure...
5 Things You Should Never Say To A Stay-At-Home Mom

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Stay-At-Home Mom

Amy Nielson  03. 9.2015
Some mornings, it take a great deal of determination to not slip into some heels, run out the front door and beg for my quiet, organized...
10 Times 'Mean Girls' Quotes Directly Applied to Motherhood

10 Times 'Mean Girls' Quotes Directly Applied to Motherhood

Mary Katherine Backstrom  03. 5.2015
I can't tell the weather with my boobs, but I totally know that my kid is pooping by the way he is frozen in the corner, hiding behind...
To the Mom Who Thinks She's Not Enough

To the Mom Who Thinks She's Not Enough

Jennifer Bly  02.26.2015
I remember the first time I discovered I was pregnant. I looked in disbelief at the pregnancy test. The joy that I felt was immediately...
36 Ways You're Messing Up Your Child

36 Ways You're Messing Up Your Child

Devorah Blachor  02.26.2015
Bathe your child in paraben-free, SLS-free, soap-free liquid cleanser-like substance. Not too hot. Or cold. The water should be a little...
Wanting Your Children to Be in School Does Not Mean You Don't Love Them

Wanting Your Children to Be in School Does Not Mean You Don't Love Them

Laurie Levy  02.25.2015
If you are condemning other parents for not being as excited as you are to have a fun-filled day off of school, please stop. Unless you...
What I Learned During Our Week Of Doing Nothing

What I Learned During Our Week Of Doing Nothing

Wendy Wisner  02.24.2015
Seriously, what more is there than this? Being together with the people I love most. That's all there is in this world, really.
For Me, There Is No Mommy War

For Me, There Is No Mommy War

Meredith Ethington  02.20.2015
My guess is that the mothers before us judged each other, too... but it was usually judgment behind closed doors, or maybe a whisper to...
This Isn't Just A Motherhood Thing -- It's A Human Thing

This Isn't Just A Motherhood Thing -- It's A Human Thing

Christine Organ  02.20.2015
Unlike some women who slide into motherhood like pulling on a pair of well-worn yoga pants, motherhood for me felt more like trying to...