Motherhood

Bringing Baby to the Office: How We Make This Work For Us

All moms work, whether it’s paid or unpaid, full-time or part-time, inside the home or at the office. This article is part of a series of interviews we are conducting with moms who are in various types of professional roles. Making room for both motherhood and a job can be a difficult balance, so we’re […]

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Time

Dear Kids, Once a year I pull the short straw and I take all six of you to the doctor’s office for flu shots. This year, we ran into a sweet older woman in the public restroom while everyone emptied their bladders full of procrastination. “I’m not sure how it happened,” she said grabbing her […]

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Called to Trust: Our Journey Raising Children with Feeding Disorders

Our twins, Gianna and Chiara, shouldn’t be here, according to medical professionals. At twenty weeks gestation, it was discovered that the twins had Selective Intrauterine Growth Restriction. This meant that the placenta they shared was unevenly divided (though it was unclear how unevenly at the time) and one twin, Chiara, was receiving only a fraction […]

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How to Choose Joy on a (Literally) Poopy Day

It started when I heard water running. Coffee not yet in hand, hair not yet brushed, I realized at 8:05 one Monday morning that my triplet toddlers were one step ahead of me, and in the morning flurry had bamboozled their way into our bedroom, and subsequently our bathroom, and today was the day that […]

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Overcoming Mom Guilt

Mom guilt is awful. It creeps up on me when I decide to go to a Taylor Swift concert, or when I want to read a book instead of doing our bedtime routine. It lives with me whenever I have to go to work and Mateo shouts “MORE MAMA.” It’s just something we live with […]

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When Life Gives You Lice

Surely you’ve heard of the no-poo movement, popular especially in the mom world. I’m not referring to poo, as in child poo, though undoubtedly we can all agree that it would be amazing to be part of any movement that involves moving away from THAT. No, I’m referring to the no-shampoo movement, encouraging humans to […]

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Four Kids in Four Years

This interview is part of a series we’re doing to support and encourage one another by sharing the challenges we face as mothers, and how we work to overcome them. If you’d like to participate and share your story in an interview, please get started by completing this form. We’ll reach out to discuss with […]

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5 Ways to Support a Friend After Miscarriage or Infant Loss

One in four women has suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. One in four. And yet, as a culture and in our communities, we struggle to speak openly about this painful reality. Far too many women are forced to endure the most tragic and traumatic experience of their lives without the support they need […]

Our Everyday Mamas

Our Everyday Mamas: Honora G.

“When my son was first born, we had a rough start with nursing. Breastfeeding was something that was incredibly important to me: I had always dreamed of nursing my babies, for the health benefits and for the bonding. But those first weeks were nothing like the blissful bonding experience I had envisioned. I knew something […]

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What Motherhood Has Taught Me About Pride

When my son was first born, we had a rough start with nursing. Breastfeeding was something that was incredibly important to me: I had always dreamed of nursing my babies, for the health benefits and for the bonding. But those first weeks were nothing like the blissful bonding experience I had envisioned…

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