motherhood

The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people.

The Problem With Calculating Salaries For Stay-At-Home Moms

The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
Families
Mom’s aging, my schedule, my son’s cooking (my cooking!), our health, our lives — and the list unfurls like a dropped ball of yarn, rolling out of reach.

Panic Sandwich: Pushed To The Brink While Caring For Parents And Kids

Mom’s aging, my schedule, my son’s cooking (my cooking!), our health, our lives — and the list unfurls like a dropped ball of yarn, rolling out of Read...
Caroline Grant of Role Reboot    |   08.8.18   |   SHARE
I wasn’t sure a tattoo would help me move through the hollowness, but I’m glad I spread my wings and took that chance.

A Tattoo Helped Heal My Postpartum Blues​

I wasn’t sure a tattoo would help me move through the hollowness of my postpartum, but I’m glad I spread my wings and took that chance. Read...
Tonilyn Hornung    |   07.30.18   |   SHARE
Minds
“Oh honey, you’re doing great. I know, I’ve been there. And we’re going to get you through this.”

Mothers In Medicine Made My PPD Bearable

Mothers in the medical field got me into support groups, onto meds, and back into life again. I am so grateful for mothers in medicine. Read...
SB Swartz    |   07.25.18   |   SHARE
Families
Not only was TV working as part of my parenting routine, we also unashamedly used it as a babysitter.

Plot Twist: Watching TV Makes Us A Better Family​

Not only was TV working as part of my parenting routine, we also unashamedly used it as a babysitter. Yes, you read that correctly! Read...
Carrie Saum    |   07.19.18   |   SHARE
Families
Photo by Claudia on Unsplash

Do You Regret Having Kids? You're Not Alone. 

Almost every one of the people who told me they regret having kids (either now or at some point) said that they felt terrible for feeling that way. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.15.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
For so long I’d been a mother, and without daily contact I really wasn’t sure who I was anymore.

Spending Two Years Away From My Kids Made Me A Better Mom

During the second year, I had an epiphany. I began to understand about my overprotectiveness. Being away helped me to be a better parent. Read...
Kim Chartres of SHESAID    |   07.11.18   |   SHARE
Families

Mommamental: When Your Child's Anxiety Gives You Anxiety

It’s been a month since we moved to our new house in the hills Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental