This Mom’s Post About Making Sure We’re in Pictures Is Spot On

I want my kids to have plenty to lay their eyes on when they reflect on their childhood, and when they set out to remember who their Mom was. They may not have storied in their own memories the times that I crawled inside their box forts or let them give me a ‘makeover’, but if there are pictures to prove it, they may just get to know me a little better that day through them. Read More

Bed Rest During Pregnancy – How Does It Help?

Bed Rest During Pregnancy - How Does It Help

We all know, pregnancy is not an easy thing to deal with. The thoughts of the upcoming baby, taking care of your health and making preparations can be stressful and exhausting. During these times, doctors recommend bed rest. Many people think bed rest is something to be alarmed about. However, Bed rest is completely normal during pregnancy. Read More

Tips To Lose Weight: How Real Moms Can Lose Weight After Pregnancy

Tips To Lose Weight How Real Moms Can Lose Weight After Pregnancy

With each of my three pregnancies, I gained over fifty pounds. Considering I have a petite, five foot tall frame, that was a fairly large amount of weight indeed. While nothing compares to the magic of having your babies growing inside you, it can still be difficult to watch all of that weight go on. Read More

Vices You Must Give Up In Pregnancy and Why

Vices You Must Give Up In Pregnancy and Why

Most pregnant women know that drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes and taking drugs while pregnant is a big no-no. However, despite official warnings from health agencies, a recent study found that some women are partaking in these no-no’s during pregnancy. Read More

Study Shows That Pregnant Millennials Are More Depressed Than Their Mothers Were

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Crystal Clark, a psychiatrist and assistant professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, suggests that the increase in young women experiencing depression during pregnancy could likely be because there are fewer women in their age group who have children. More and more women are starting families later in life, she said. Read More

I Don’t Think I’ll Ever “Just Know” I’m Done Having Kids

That being said, I always believed that, when we were done having kids, we would “just know”. After all, that’s what I’ve been told by numerous friends (not to mention my own mother!)– many of whom birthed their first or second child, and shortly after sent their husbands for the good ol’ snip snip. They “just knew”, and assured me that I would, too. They seemed to have this peace and finality that I always imagined I’d have. Read More

To All the Women that B!tch About Being Pregnant

Pregnancy is tough. I don’t need to tell anyone that, but I found myself complaining more often than not. So, to all you b!tchy pregnant women out there here’s some insight I’ve gained that might help you during your pregnancy. Read More