When Parents Try to Do it All, They Do It Poorly

Another gem from Emily Oster with a call to action for “Big Baby” organizations to start communicating parenting risks instead of handing down “unfunded mandates.” Do you know whether it’s more harmful to drink coffee or smoke cigarettes during pregnancy? Professor Oster argues that you should know…and we agree!

Read More
Emily Oster Comment
Postpartum is So Messed Up

‘From everyone commenting on how beautiful and glowing we are, to looking at us with

pitty and asking how many hours of sleep we’re getting. Well the bags under my eyes are telling you it’s

not that much, aren’t they?’ — Our friend, Kelly, candidly shares her experience with pregnancy and postpartum.

Read More
Let's Go #BeyondMothersDay, Let’s Stand Up For Each Other

Read why Adrienne is passionate about the mission of March for Moms and how you can go beyond flowers and brunch this Mother’s Day weekend to stand up for ALL the mamas.

(Image by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance and bag available for purchase on the BMMA website)

Read More
The Absolute Necessity of the New-Mom Friend

Or…as we would say…the absolute necessity of a Mama Match! And we love the emphasis of connecting with another mama during pregnancy. That is what we found in each other and what we wish for each of you. Women sharing vulnerability, embracing their diversity, investing in themselves and lifting each other up (which sometimes requires indulging in some fast food together). So much power…and potential.

(Image by @annaleadickey)

Read More