I am an expectant first-time grandma with a serious case of baby fever. Any time I’m out in public, my eyes are invariably drawn to babies. While standing in a customs line in a large international airport recently, I spied...
My sister sat next to her crying baby on the ground, hand on her forehead. Her little boy wailed, arching his back and swinging his limbs at her if she tried to touch him. “I don’t know what’s wrong...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. I recently had my 4th baby. I'm...
This post was written in honor of World Prematurity Day on November 17th and aims to spark conversation and awareness about an often overlooked repercussion of traumatic births.  In an ideal world, those first beautiful moments you gaze into your...
Once upon a time, there lived a girl named Goldie… yes, that one—of three bears fame. Only she was no longer a girl and that famous blonde hair had darkened into little more than faint summer highlights, at best....
A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Instagram when I came across a post by Humans of New York. I always love the page’s insightful glimpses into ordinary people’s lives, and this one was no different. The woman...
You may remember the scene in the movie Office Space where the character Milton is left passing out pieces of cake to everyone else until the cake runs out. He never ends up getting any and is left to...
There is a lot of baby stuff out there. I mean, A LOT! I have three kids, each are more than two years apart, and I was amazed with the increase in products that hit the market between each...
Do you have a child who was born abroad? We’ve seen the confusing headlines. Headlines like “Children of US Troops Born Overseas Will No Longer Get Automatic American Citizenship” or “New Immigration Policy Withholds Automatic Citizenship for Some…” These...
My daughter just turned one, and I keep crying about it. It’s been a year since this little one came careening into the world two days overdue. After the drawn out births of my first two children, I expected hours...
One night last month I was on my computer procrastinating. I was supposed to be doing homework, but I was scrolling through social media, and I saw an article about John Legend taking swimming lessons with his daughter. Of...
Years of being a military spouse and now a stay-at-home mom have left my career history full of gaps and have made my résumé what you can only describe as “interesting.” As my son gets older, I have started thinking about...

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