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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

You Put What on What? The Most Amazing Breast Milk Benefits

Nips do weird things, and women put weird things on nips. So, it stands to reason what comes out of those nips gets put on everything under the sun — meaning, breast milk’s got benefits. Ready to learn about the superpowers of breast milk?…

September 17, 2018
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Moms

10 Millennial Mom Blogs You Should be Following

Millennial? Mom? Check, and check. That exquisite alliteration sounds more elegant than the reality of your day-to-day life. You rush from point A to point B, and somehow, you manage to work and teach your munchkins how to take over the world without anyone…

September 10, 2018
Sleep Training Pros and Cons
Moms

This List of Sleep Training Pros and Cons Is Perfect for New Moms

“Good luck with sleeping after the baby’s born. Enjoy it while you can,” they say, like a rite-of-passage mantra.  The statement holds truth. During the first months of parenthood, sleep comes and goes for the baby as they establish their sleep-wake cycle. Shut-eye could…

August 13, 2018
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Moms

9 Perfect Prenatal Workouts You Can Find on YouTube

Staying fit and healthy while you’re pregnant — especially if you were slacking on your workouts before you saw those two little blue lines — can be tricky. You don’t want to push yourself too hard and end up hurting the baby, but at…

July 20, 2018
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Moms Om

How to Be a Mindful Mama While You’re Pregnant

Picture a mindful mama, and you’ll likely see something between Gaia and the Buddha — but with a way bigger belly. Expecting mothers don’t spend 40 weeks glowing from the inside out. There’s glaring, wobbling and snarling — yes, snarling. Every part of your…

July 18, 2018
Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice.
Moms Om

Yoga for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Photo by Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice. Pregnancy is an incredible experience. It can be joyful and amazing, but it’s not exactly a comfortable process. Humans have big babies, and carrying them around…

June 5, 2018
Moms

Awesome Family-Friendly Memorial Day Picnic Ideas

The weather is finally warming up, and Memorial Day is nearly upon us. It’s time to start planning those picnics! If you’ve got kids, they’ll be home for a long Memorial Day weekend, so it’s important to include them in the picnic, if not…

May 25, 2018
Moms

Four Tips for Family Caregivers

You would do anything for your family and closest friends — and, at some point, that might include stepping in as a caregiver. In this role, you’ll tend to someone who was just in the hospital or doctor’s office, or someone who otherwise needs…

May 23, 2018