Stay-At-Home Mom’s Post About Her Household Duties Absolutely Nails It

There just isn’t enough energy, or time, in one day. Whereas I have heard plenty of horrible stories about spouses who become angry at their wives for not having dinner on the table every night or the house spotless after a day of being with the kids, I depend on my husband. I need, we need, his support to keep this ship running smoothly– and that is proper. Read More

Viral Video Showing Children Making Friends Reminds Us How It’s Done

Children have no tact when it comes to engaging people they’re interested in. If they want to know why you’re sitting alone, how much money you make, or any number of super personal questions their little minds can come up with, they’re just going to ask. No apologies. That’s what makes this video so pure. Read More

Just in Time For Back To School Season: Hilarious First Day Photos For Your Enjoyment

For those kids, sitting in front of your perfectly chalkboard-lettered signs pretending to be excited for the end of their carefree days is just too much to bear. Thankfully, many of those children’s moms snap the photo anyway… and share away, for all of us to see.  Whether they’re in preschool or highschool, sometimes it’s just plain hard to go back to responsibility. Read More

Teacher Writes Tearjerking Letter to Kids Who Won’t Be Entering Kindergarten This Year

In the middle of all of the excitement and hustle, however, it’s easy to forget that there are people who are genuinely hurting at the beginning of this new school year: nobody more than parents who have lost children. As they watch their peers’ children (and even their deceased children’s friends) grow another year older and enter into a new grade, it is insanely painful to deal with the fact that their own won’t be joining them. 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