Mother

To The Birth Mother Who Broke My Heart: I Wanted To Matter To You

Did you stop for one second to think about the pain I might be in?

September 12, 2017

My Mother’s Doctor Said She Was “Just Stressed Out.” She Had Cancer.

Why do we reject a woman’s account of her own pain?

April 17, 2017

How I Lost ‘Me’ When I Had My Son

Maybe I just needed an excuse to get out of the house, child-free, for 15 hours a week.

April 13, 2017

His Mother Hates Me… And I’m So Glad

I never thought I’d be so happy to be disliked.

March 13, 2017

Why Having A Child Is My Absolute Worst Nightmare

I’m more afraid of having a baby than I am of sitting through a horror flick.

November 18, 2016

What It’s Like To Be Raised By An Abusive Mother

Every girl should be able to say they love their mother…and that’s just not something I can do.

October 18, 2016

Why I Victim-Blame My Mother

Why doesn’t she just leave him? 

September 8, 2016

My Husband Is Dating Our Babysitter And It’s Super Convenient

Open marriage has its challenges, but personal time outside of being a parent is a great reward.

June 14, 2016

I Ate My Placenta To Prevent Postpartum Depression

I didn’t give my placenta another thought until it splashed loudly in my toilet.

May 25, 2016

The Day I Outed My Gay Mother

Empowering doesn’t even begin to describe it.

May 9, 2016

All I Care About Is Being Pretty

If you’re pretty, the rest falls into place.

When Your Miscarriage Is A Relief

When I found out I was pregnant, I was shocked and scared.

April 8, 2016

Why I Ignored My Doctor’s Advice And Co-Slept With My Baby

I safely co-slept with both my babies and it strengthened our bond.

March 17, 2016

I Spent More Than $80,000 To Have My Kids, And I’d Do It Again

When they came into the world, I knew I was complete.

March 11, 2016

My Friends Dumped Me When I Had A Baby

They showed their true colors, and I made new BFFs.

March 3, 2016

19 Questionable Things Every Mother Has Done

We’re mothers, not saints…

January 8, 2016

9 Ways Having A Baby Changes Your Sex Life

What happens when there are three in the bed?

November 23, 2015

An Open Letter To Parents Whose Kids Are Growing Up Too Fast

My baby is going to ‘big school’ and I’m not ready…

November 19, 2015

The Motherhood Lie: Why No One Tells You It’s Messy & Hard

Welcome to motherhood, the real-life version.

November 12, 2015

Get Out Of My Uterus. I Don’t Want Your Parenting Advice.

If I had a dollar for every time you told me I was doing it wrong, I’d be rich.

November 5, 2015

Why I Can’t Be Your Friend Anymore Now You’re A Mother

Parenthood tests relationships quite like nothing else can.

November 3, 2015

Is Breast Really Best? Formula Vs Breastfeeding

Everyone’s got an opinion. 

October 29, 2015

Why I Wouldn’t Let My Daughter Play With Barbie

Owning a Barbie doll isn’t child’s play. 

October 13, 2015
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