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Being a parent is kind of like being in a secret society. Sure, anyone can be a parent really. And sure, everyone has their own assumptions as to what being a parent is like.

 

But it's not until you have children of your own that you can really understand each other.

 

To the Mom with the screaming toddler in the cereal aisle – we salute you. To the Dad left alone with his breastfed baby and a bottle for Mom's girls night out – we salute you.

 

Here are a few of our most popular posts to get you started:

 

When Are We Really Going to Be Cool with Breastfeeding?

7 Ways to Tame Your Toddler During a Public Meltdown

 4 Ways My Relationship with My Mom Chanced Once I Became a Mom

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Moms

7 Snowy Day Activities for You and Your Toddler

As a kid, snow days are magical and full of wonder. Do you remember jumping up and down on your bed with your pajamas inside out hoping that this magical combination would cancel school?! (No? Just me…) As a parent, though, they are filled…

December 12, 2016
Moms

7 Unique Ways to Survive Thanksgiving With a Toddler

Now that we’ve made it past Halloween, Thanksgiving is swiftly approaching, and with it comes fantastic food, good company and endlessly energetic toddlers trying to get into everything from the oven to the liquor cabinet and everything in between. Let us be the first…

November 21, 2016
Moms

5 Mindfulness Activities for Kids This Fall

The ability to self-soothe and relax are essential skills for children to become healthy, resilient adults. Mindfulness activities for kids teach them techniques they can use at home or at school to become more calm and resilient. The following activities teach children the basic…

November 8, 2016
Moms

The Delicate Tightrope Walk That Is Being a Toddler Parent

If you do a quick Google search or walk into any bookstore, you will see a ridiculous amount of  parenting advice. This advice is often contradictory because everyone knows there are a million different methods for getting your kid to sleep through the night.…

October 17, 2016
Moms

How to Tell if You’re Ready for Baby No. 2

So, I’m going to be real with you, I have baby on the brain. During the long, late nights with a crying newborn, there aren’t many moms and dads who think, “I can’t wait for another baby!”  I know I didn’t! In fact, adding…

September 22, 2016
Moms Om

Why Makeup Does Not a Woman Make

Every once-in-a-while, the desire for a new lipstick becomes overwhelming. When this happens, the doors to heaven open up and I find myself on auto-drive to the makeup counter. The choices for colors are nearly paralyzing, and soon half an hour passes and the…

September 2, 2016
Moms

10 Things I Didn’t Know About Pregnancy Until I Was Pregnant

If you’re newly pregnant, congratulations! Also, condolences. You’re in for a wacky 40-week long roller coaster ride that may have you yelling that you want to get off. (Sorry, no refunds.) The thing about being pregnant is that your body takes on a mind…

August 24, 2016
Moms RandOM

Hey Mamas! HITT Is Your One-Stop Weight Loss Shop

Finding the time to exercise becomes exponentially harder once you have kids. It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or at home with them, all moms know that finding time to take care of yourself isn’t the easiest thing to do. When you do…

August 23, 2016
Moms

5 Ways to Teach Your Toddler to Be (More) Independent

Moms (and dads) of toddlers are pretty accustomed to a little person attached to their leg, hip or hands – sometimes all at the same time. They are used to being silly playmates, a horsey for riding, a booboo-kissing soother and a nighttime bedtime snuggler.…

August 9, 2016