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When Parenting Took Over my Marriage

Every new parent goes through that phase when marriage inadvertently crawls to sulk in a dark corner of the basement, hidden by cobwebs, grieving alone.

Mom Radar is Real and It’s Freaking Me Out

Mom radar is real and it’s freaking me out. I swear my child has some sixth sense that tells her when I look too comfortable because she wakes up EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

Painting the Yellow Room

When we got our new house, we painted one of the rooms yellow. I always thought of it as the baby's room. And then I had fertility issues.

A Love Letter to My Last Child

Dear last child of mine, You are the last baby I will hold, the last baby whose soft body I will smell, the last one I will feed and comfort at night.

I Just Finished Her Baby Book

Fine, I'm not EXACTLY totally finished. There are slots in my daughter's baby book for photos that are sitting empty that need to be filled. I have to remember what she was given for her fifth birthday party, even though I could confidently guess "princess stuff" and "My Little Pony...

The Diaper Continuum: From Clean to Why Did I Reproduce?

After three babies, I've seen it all. And by all, I mean that there's a continuum that new moms don't know about as they head into the unchartered territory that is diaper changes.

Puppy Surprise Is Everything Wrong With Maternity Care in America

The box invites you to see Puppy Surprise make weird panting noises. It is not the sound of a happy dog. It is the sound of a dog mid-panic attack.

Preparing for a New Sibling

We asked our #RealityMoms what steps they took when preparing for the arrival of a new sibling.

In Defense of Unusual Baby Names

The first day of school would inevitably include the correction of my name in the vast majority of rolls called. It’s not “Rhianna” or “Rhiawwna.” I don’t know why people seem to assume the “n” is silent.

The Diaper Continuum: From Clean to Why Did I Reproduce?

After three babies, I've seen it all. And by all, I mean that there's a continuum that new moms don't know about as they head into the unchartered territory that is diaper changes.