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It’s True – Therapy Can Actually Make You A Better Parent 

It’s True – Therapy Can Actually Make You A Better Parent 

Being a mom is a rewarding gift – but it is also challenging and often overwhelming.  And for moms struggling with postpartum depression or other anxiety disorders – parenting can seem almost impossible. But instead of encouraging struggling moms to seek professional counseling, society often pressures moms to just “grin […]
Motherhood Is Instinctual – Navigating Modern Life Is Not

Motherhood Is Instinctual – Navigating Modern Life Is Not

From the first time you lay eyes on your baby, a bond forms like you have never felt before.  An intense drive pushes you to do whatever possible to provide for your new little one.  It’s hard to imagine that life could be tougher with a sweet little soul blessing […]
4 Easy Steps To A Happier Home

4 Easy Steps To A Happier Home

With the coming of a new year, moms love to make resolutions that involve becoming the perfect parent.  You are going to stop yelling, you are going to cook more from scratch, and you are finally going to take the kids to the museum (even if you are worried your […]
Working Mom With Chronic Illness Shares Her Self- Care Tips For Fellow Moms

Working Mom With Chronic Illness Shares Her Self- Care Tips For Fellow Moms

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding yet challenging jobs on the planet. And for moms who work outside of the home, and have a chronic illness – it can sometimes seem impossible to practice basic self-care. But unless you are filled up from the inside, you won’t […]
How Taking A Sick Day Benefited My Kids

How Taking A Sick Day Benefited My Kids

You have heard it said “Moms don’t get sick days!”  The fact of the matter is that we occasionally are down for the count, and no amount of will or might can lift our fatigued bottoms from the sofa. So, does that mean your kids are going to starve, thirst […]
Stay-At-Home Moms You Are Not Overlooked 

Stay-At-Home Moms You Are Not Overlooked 

There is only one job where you are on the clock 24 hours a day, 7 days a week receive no paycheck and go to bed thinking you have the greatest job in the world. Being a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) is what most little girls dream of as they push […]
Breastfeeding Shaming Is Nothing New, But You Won’t Believe Who Condemned A Nursing Mom This Time

Breastfeeding Shaming Is Nothing New, But You Won’t Believe Who Condemned A Nursing Mom This Time

Even in this day and age, mothers are often made to feel uncomfortable when breastfeeding their infants in public. But in all 50 states, breastfeeding in public is legal – and it is an illegal discriminatory act to approach a woman and condemn her for doing so. Sadly, this hasn’t […]
A New Motherhood “Syndrome” Is In The Headlines – But It’s Not What You Think

A New Motherhood “Syndrome” Is In The Headlines – But It’s Not What You Think

As technology advances at the speed of light and people are able to instantly find information and communicate, it seems new phrases are coined daily. New names for age-old issues that we all deal with; more specific names for diseases and disorders; new disorders and syndromes being named and worried […]
Longer Paid Family Leave Helps Moms Fight Postpartum Depression

Longer Paid Family Leave Helps Moms Fight Postpartum Depression

Moms who have just given birth and hold a full-time job are often put in a position to have to choose between caring for their baby and going back to work. Some companies offer generous leave policies, while some moms barely take a week off before they head back to […]
Parenting Trends That Will Be Making Headlines In 2020

Parenting Trends That Will Be Making Headlines In 2020

Remember when nobody had heard of the term “helicopter parent”?  And now there is a name for every genre of parent! Every year a new trend seems to inexplicably catch hold of the parenting population, while another quietly fades away.  New trends can be exciting, scary, or surprising, but we […]