Motherhood isn’t easy, especially for a new mom navigating her way through life while keeping another human being alive and well. It’s sticky, smelly, exhausting but, of course, well worth it.
Cartoonist, Alison Wong took it in stride and used her comics as an outlet. In the process, she created a series that every mother can relate to.
We live in an era where how you look is everything, especially in Hollywood. The pressure for a new mom to “bounce back” immediately after birth is ridiculous. Haylie Duff was not immune to feeling the pressure but came out this week to say that working on her body wasn’t near as important as breastfeeding her daughter.
Haylie gave birth to her daughter, Ryan Eva, 9-months-ago and says she still doesn’t feel like she “looks amazing”. But rather than allow … Keep Reading!!!
Maggie is an Australian Shepherd. Maggie is also a mom and two weeks ago she was separated from her own puppies when they were adopted just prior to her own adoption.
The kennel Maggie was staying at also welcomed two puppies, Hannah and Kari, and when they were audibly upset on their first night, the kennel’s camera caught Maggie breaking out of her own kennel to comfort the pups.
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She’d do the little bow down to them and poke them
Anyone who has tried to balance parenting and being a student can tell you how hard it is. Figuring out childcare, finding time to study, time to be a present parent – it’s a lot of work. The stress of a babysitter canceling right before a big exam is one of the worst case scenarios. This is exactly what happened to Monica Romero, earlier this month.
Monica is an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) student at the University … Keep Reading!!!
As parents, when we feel something is wrong with our child we’re always told to listen to our gut. If something doesn’t feel right, get a second opinion.… Keep Reading!!!
A couple of weeks ago I was invited by the non-profit Vibe Israel to visit the country and meet with some of the top parenting activists in the area. I will be releasing multiple articles which focus on some of the most interesting people and encounters that I had on this adventure.
Interview with Liat Vardi-Bar
I was initially paired up with Liat Vardi-Bar who started one of the largest and most successful nursing in public campaigns against the government … Keep Reading!!!
Here’s another tear-jerker commercial. ( Those advertisers are getting pretty damn clever.)
Watch as these children are blindfolded and asked to pick out their mothers in a line-up using just touch and smell.… Keep Reading!!!
Mothers from around the world continue to submit their photos in an effort to support other moms breastfeeding past infancy- because it’s normal!
This is that breastfeeding past infancy looks like! <3… Keep Reading!!!
Actress Amy Poehler made news this week when a story broke that the funny woman gave up her first class seat to a mother with an infant.
While boarding a flight from LAX to JFK, Poehler noticed that a woman on her flight was struggling with her baby and luggage and offered to swap seats with the new mother.
It took a bit of convincing, but Poehler stuck to guns and and the mother eventually and gratefully accepted Poehler’s generous … Keep Reading!!!
Director Matty Brown noticed a woman who walks through the streets randomly singing opera. Wherever she goes she is singing, sometimes under her breath, sometimes loud enough for whole blocks to hear.
The reactions by the public were mixed- people think she is deranged, some think she is inspiring.
Brown was intrigued and decided to sit down with her and have a short conversation about why she sang openly, for what appeared to be no reason at all.
Her explanation … Keep Reading!!!
When my son was born, I had no idea how hard breastfeeding was, I never took any classes or even talked to anyone about it other than telling my OB at my appointments that “yes, i would be breastfeeding” When he was born, I did not see him for the first 10 hours after his birth, and all he had was formula. Once we were finally together again, i didn’t know what I was doing, lactation
The mothers pictured above are twin sisters, Eileen Moon, left, and Kathleen Robie, right. Eileen Moon’s daughter was born on March 29, 1939, and Kathleen Robie’s daughter was born on April 1, 1939. In July, 1937,Kathleen Robie gave birth to a girl and a few hours later Eileen Moon’s baby, a boy, was born.
The “twins” image above and other high resolution vintage prints can be purchased at shorpy.com… Keep Reading!!!