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Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

The Inconvenience Of Motherhood

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable. Read...
Caitlin Weaver of Role Reboot    |   02.8.19   |   SHARE
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Newborn life...when that bliss wears off.

Newborn Life: After The Bliss Has Worn Off

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off. Not all at once, and not in every way. But the bliss becomes less blinding. Everything returns to real life Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.11.17   |   SHARE
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I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him. Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.29.17   |   SHARE
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Sex While Breastfeeding? What Say Ye?

This doesn't surprise me — people don't even like to talk about breastfeeding. Adding in sex? Forget it. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.10.17   |   SHARE
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Working from home is pretty much the best ever.

As More Folks Work From Home, Ravishly Staffers Show You Their “Offices” (Er, Beds)

Work. Play. Sleep. Repeat. Thanks, bed. You are the furniture MVP in this house. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.13.17   |   SHARE
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I'm Scared To Have A Baby

After gaining as much as forty pounds and pushing a cantaloupe out my vagina, I wondered: will my body ever be the same? Read...
Melissa Petro    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
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"It’s not that you’re not thankful for this basket of baby that you delivered (you are), it’s just that it’s a lot to take in at once."

7 Simple Meditation Techniques For New Moms

So what are some meditation hacks you can do during and between countless diaper changes and feedings? Read...
Lindsay Tigar    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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Babies: a whole new world of no sleepy time.

5 Ridiculous Things Sleep Deprivation Makes Parents Do

Anybody who has lived through those early days of parenthood (and let’s be totally forthright, here… those seasoned parents, too) knows exactly what Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.6.16   |   SHARE
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