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11 Things All New Parents Should Know

11 Things All New Parents Should Know

04.14.2014
No one knows if your baby is gassy, but everyone will say, "Maybe he's gassy!" because it's not something they can help you with.
Should the AAP Sleep Alone?

Should the AAP Sleep Alone?

04.14.2014
Some public health messages everyone can agree with: Never drink and drive. Always put your infant in a car seat. Other public health messages...
A New Dad's Sincere Thank You To His Barista

A New Dad's Sincere Thank You To His Barista

04.11.2014
Thanks for understanding that being a parent sometimes leaves me like this.
Music-Loving Baby Has A Bright Future As A Conductor

Music-Loving Baby Has A Bright Future As A Conductor

Mandy Velez  04.11.2014
This baby doesn't have a conductor's baton or an orchestra in front of him just yet, but that isn't stopping him from twirling his hands...
Trust Me, It Gets Worse... Wait, Really?

Trust Me, It Gets Worse... Wait, Really?

04.11.2014
It's tough being a parent for all of us. There are different worries that I'll endure and battles I'm sure to face, but I'm a mother --...
The Complicated Truth About Having A Baby

The Complicated Truth About Having A Baby

04.11.2014
When the tiny human cometh, all bets are off. And from then on, the question is never again whether or not it's worth it. The question...
An Ode to Rebel Parents

An Ode to Rebel Parents

04.10.2014
Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are...
The Question It's Time To Stop Asking Women

The Question It's Time To Stop Asking Women

04. 9.2014
When women are asked what we are doing all day, the next question, sometimes silent but almost always present, is, 'Why aren't you doing...
Why This Mom Really Wanted Her Daughter To Share Her First Name

Why This Mom Really Wanted Her Daughter To Share Her First Name

Kira Brekke  04. 9.2014
It's not unusual for a son to inherit his father's name. Think Martin Luther King Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., and Robert Downey Jr. The same...
How Dare the Autistic Child... and His Mother?

How Dare the Autistic Child... and His Mother?

04. 9.2014
As people sneered and looked down upon her, their eyes asking how dare she let her son ruin everyone else's shopping trip, I looked at...
Are You A BAD Mom, A GOOD Mom or Super Mom?

Are You A BAD Mom, A GOOD Mom or Super Mom?

04. 8.2014
The truth of the matter is, the minute we stop comparing ourselves to the rest of the world and actually give ourselves a fighting chance,...
A Heartfelt Promise For The Mom In The Mirror

A Heartfelt Promise For The Mom In The Mirror

04. 8.2014
You have given everything -- your sleep, your body, your career, your marriage, your life -- to this child. And, you, mommy, are doing...
5 Tricks To Raising Twins (Without Losing Your Mind)

5 Tricks To Raising Twins (Without Losing Your Mind)

04. 8.2014
Twin parents are doubly blessed, but face quadruple the stress, especially during the constantly evolving baby and toddler years.
The Next Frontier in Rwanda

The Next Frontier in Rwanda

04. 7.2014
"What good is that if our babies and mothers are dying? They must be the priority."