mommy wars

To be shamed while pregnant is so upsetting.

What It's Like To Be Shamed While Pregnant

I’m not even a mother yet, but I’ve never felt as disparaged in my life as I do now, as a pregnant mom-to-be. To be shamed while pregnant is so Read...
Brittany L. Stalsburg    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
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My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. Image: Lesly Juarez/Unsplash.

I Supplemented Breast Milk With Formula For 18 Months — And You Can Too!

My daughter nursed (and was supplemented with formula, then milk) for 18 months, and when we weaned, it was because we were ready. After that first Read...
Kelly Burch    |   08.5.16   |   SHARE
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Peyton, Ella, and Max

My Nanny Saved My Life

Nannies are for mothers. Nannies pick up the "slack" for the mothers who aren't cutting it. Practically no one has ever said, “That guy is really not Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.7.16   |   SHARE
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What you really need out the gate isn’t a “mom tribe.” You simply need a tribe. Period. Image: Joni Edelman.

Why I Gave Up On Making 'Mom' Friends

Mom friends were the ones to whom you were supposed to spill all those dark parenting thoughts. I wanted that mom-magic. I knew it was out there Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.25.16   |   SHARE
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