Online shopping is imperfect (have you ever tried buying pants on Asos.com???). But imagine buying baby items—before you’ve ever had contact with a newborn, before you’ve met your actual baby, before having any idea what daily life with a tiny
When I was pregnant I spent at least three straight months agonizing over which bassinet to buy. What I should’ve done was grill every parent I knew on how to get my baby to actually sleep in that bassinet
On top of the mound of dishes was a bowl that was brimming with pasta, chicken and broccolini bathed in herb-butter sauce just an hour ago. It was now empty—minus the leftover coagulated pasta chunks seared into the ceramic.
Why is getting your nails done part of virtually every self-care list? Am I the only person who doesn’t think painting my nails counts as self-care? I hate the anxiety of someone else getting so close to my cuticles.
Approaching another mom in hopes of becoming best buds can make you clammy. You’d THINK you and other moms would naturally flock together in search of solidarity and crying sessions, but unless you’re in a formal mommy & me
Most new parents are shocked into a state of perpetual horror when they live to see the sleep deprivation of the newborn/infant days. We’ve all been warned by our mother-in-laws and baby-shower attendees that parents are IRL zombies, but
Everyone has a list of baby products you need when you’re expecting, but this is meant to supplement a more comprehensive list (like this one from Pregnant Chicken). LISTEN UP! 1. Pumping bra The inventor of the pumping bra
If you’re pregnant or just birthed a shiny new baby, you’ve likely been sleuthing mommy blogs on what you need to buy to survive life with a newborn. SO overwhelming, amiright?! I made the mistake of downloading a checklist
During my third trimester, my husband and I took a breastfeeding class and it was so lengthy and involved so many PowerPoint slides I didn’t realize it didn’t even scratch the surface. Most people learn about clogged ducts and
I was pregnant for eight whole months and all anybody told me was, in retrospect… NOTHING. People told me do prenatal yoga, drink lots of water and get an epidural but nobody thought to warn me (in detail) about the