motherhood

The author with her daughter.

I Will Never Be Pregnant, And I'm Finally OK With That

I never was able to get pregnant. And after five surgeries and two failed rounds of IVF, it was a dream I had to let go of at the age of 28. Read...
Leah Campbell    |   10.18.18   |   SHARE
Families
art by Julia Green

How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

I Thought I Was "Too Young" For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues. That there was nothing shameful about postpartum Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
Minds
art by Julia Green

I Don't Care What "Studies" Say, Homework Is The Worst

School is back in, and with it, the onslaught of the weekly homework folders sent home brimming with updates from the teacher, worksheets, and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here.

Fear Not The Empty Nest: A Mother's Reflection

I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here and that's my new normal. Read...
Trish Cantillon of The Refresh    |   09.21.18   |   SHARE
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Sorry Moms, You’re Never Not Going To Be Tired Again

Mothers are tired. We are just so, so tired. We are bone-crushingly practically-dead-from-exhaustion tired. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.14.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

5 Signs You Need A Hecking Break (Immediately)

The problem with this kind of subtle stress is that it’s doing long-term damage to your body — you just can’t tell. Here are signs you need a hecking Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.14.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental

5 Things You Shouldn't Do In Labor, According To A Labor & Delivery Nurse

It doesn’t matter if you’re having your first baby or your fifth, the unknowns of labor & delivery can always be a little daunting. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.13.18   |   SHARE
Families