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A Love Letter To All Moms
Owner of Happily Hughes
I think you are extraordinary.
Dear America: Give Mothers a Choice
Internationally Published, Universally Awesome
The United States of America is in a time of critical change -- an election is upon us and the political world is an absolute circus. If we're going to talk about making America great again, let's start by discussing the need for a major overhaul when it comes to maternity leave.
Maternity And Loneliness
Professor of Sociology at Université du Québec à Montréal
We seem to ignore, or to overlook, that several aspects of the experience of motherhood place a new mother in a state of great loneliness.
IBM Just Made Life A Little Easier For Working Mothers
The company is offering an amazing new program to help nursing moms ship their breast milk back home when they're traveling for work.
For My Son's Teachers -- Thanks for the Sanity!
Emily Crocker Skyrm
As the end of the year approaches, I try to keep focused on what is ahead and help my son to do the same. But when he tells me he's scared about next year and that he doesn't want to go... I can't say I blame him.
To the Mommy I was 7 Years Ago
Motherhood, special needs, and the beauty of everyday messes.
Snuggle them and smell their sweet little baby smells. If they fall asleep in your arms, take a moment and savor it. In seven years, I have never, ever regretted any time I spent just loving on my boys. You won't, either.
Real Moms Reveal What They Really Want For Mother's Day
Full time homeschooling mom, part time writer at shelivesfree.com
I'd love to sleep in past 7 a.m.. I'd love to snuggle my baby without getting my face slapped, scratched and snatched in one fell swoop.
More Than A Mom
Writer at thebestofbaby.com -- Sass, Sense, and Sarcasm...and ...
The moment you were conceived, you made me a mom. But as you started to grow, I grew too... and you made me more than a mom.
Dear New Mama: You Are An Exceptional Mother
Author, poet, humorist, avid reader. Wife of one, mama of six....
It isn't easy, since nothing worth doing ever is, but these first days and weeks and months will unfold and so will your love.
You Just Had a Baby
Wife and mother; writer/photographer.
I know everything feels undone. I know being a grown-up sucks. I know your house is a mess. I know you have writer's block. I know you feel behind. I know you wish you were superwoman. I know. I know. But. You just had a baby.
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Things Learned in the First Month of Having a Baby
VP of Product Design at Facebook
A common conversation around the house regarding baby: "Have you tried X technique? It worked yesterday." "But today isn't yesterday." Seriously, just when you think you've gotten the hang of something, the pattern changes.
New Moms Talk About Returning To Work After Maternity Leave
“You think you’ve missed out on everything, that you don’t know anything [about] what’s going on at work, she said. “You’re
What Nobody Tells You About the First 3 Months of Motherhood
Family Finance Expert at www.CatherineAlford.com
Just like marriage and weddings, all society really shows us of motherhood is the romance, the surface story that everyone dreams of and simultaneously hides behind.
HOME & LIVING
5 Lessons From New Motherhood On Living The Good Life
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
Editor, HuffPost Home
Who knew that the thing everyone says is supposed to turn your world upside down would actually shift it into balance. Granted
Two Words You Should Never Say to a New Mother
Writer, Photographer, Overthinker
I don't know of anything else that could have made me feel worse or more of a failure. Those words confirmed my worst fears:
I am not good enough. I am not doing enough. I am not strong enough. I am not capable. I am a failure.
Lifewrap Garment May Save New Mothers From Postpartum Hemorrhage, Greatest Cause Of Death
The Lifewrap is easy to use and is applied in five segments wrapped around a mother’s legs, pelvis and abdomen and then tightened
Unsolicited Mothering Advice I Loved
Who am I to argue against the romance of "When a child is born, a mother is born?" I get it. But the part they left off, the asterisk to this sweet quote, does the woman before the mother die when the mother is born? Where does she go?
Childbirth Does Not Cause Sexual Dysfunction, Says Study
A UCSF press release noted that because past studies have suggested that vaginal delivery has a short-term negative effect
The Break That Can Save Your Marriage
Linda & Charlie Bloom
Experts in the field of relationships.
Interrupting the daily routine with a getaway isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. And for us and many others, these breaks have meant the difference between having a thriving relationship and getting a divorce.
I Want More: What I Learned From Mommy-and-Me Class
Author of "Open Boxes: the gifts of living a full and connecte...
I desperately wanted to get to know these other moms, to connect with them, to make a friend. But, really, they scared me half to death with their angelic babies, their new mom glows, and their judging eyes.
Sequester Budget Cuts: WIC, Public Health, Meals For Seniors Could See Funding Slashed
Another reader in Georgia saw the potential for dire consequences in her part of the state. According to White House reports
What to REALLY Expect When You're Expecting
TheChicSite.com, Author, Lifestyle Expert, Blogger, Public Spe...
Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful gift... except when it's not.
C-Stories: Three Women On Their C-Section Experiences
Three different women have three different takes on c-sections, each one explaining the pros and cons of how their birthing process went.
Loved Twice (VIDEO)
5 Young People, 48 States, 1 Converted School Bus
When Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast and devastated the area, Lisa Klein decided she wanted to do something to help. Then, an idea hit her.
How a Teenage Boy Taught Me to Be a Mother
Author of Motherhood Smotherhoood
For the first year of my daughter's life, everything was big: big love, big frustration, big anxiety, big mood swings, big me. Not since I was a teen had I been so transfixed by my own now-shriveled navel.
Motherhood: Ecstatic, Frenzied, and Exhausted
Author, 'The Other Side of Paradise'
Last year, on Mother's day, I found out I was pregnant. I can hardly believe it's been a year since that gleeful Mother's Day. Only a year later, and life is a completely different shade of tumbling. I have become the mother of a rather scrumptious little girl.
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