Don’t Judge Your Motherhood

It seems like more and more moms are bombarded with perfection. The need to portray this picture perfect life – partly it’s our own...

Posts We Love – A Letter From A Working Mom To...

Being a mom is hard – no matter if you are a working mom, or a stay-at-home-mom, or something in between.  Today, we are...

How I Became a More Confident Mother

As soon as we find out we’re carrying a child, self-doubt begins to creep into our thoughts. We read, observe, question, wonder and worry...

Traveling with Children to Portland for the Weekend

  When thinking about getting on a plane with two 4 year olds and flying 5 hours across the country just to spend 2 days...

A Letter To My Children About Postpartum Depression

To Benjamin, Julia, and William. My dear, sweet babies. I wish I had a different story to tell about the past few years. I wish...

Meet the Real Daily Moms

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you beautiful mothers out there! Here at Daily Mom we are known for bringing you useful and informative articles...

20 Things That Are a Mom’s BFF That Aren’t People

  There are things in this world that we moms cling to for our sanity. Each one of us has something different that allows us...

WAHM 5 Tips to Surviving Back to School Stress

http://dailymom.com/nurture/wahm-5-tips-to-surviving-back-to-school-stress/ August 18, 2017 Raising children is a full time job. Raising children on top of holding down a part-time job (or jobs!) from home means...

What I Wish I had Known When I put my Career...

“Now, is not my time. Now, is their time.” Those are the words that I have rehearsed over and over. Words that at times, I...

Maternity Leave vs ME-Ternity Leave: Its No Vacation

It’s no secret that the United States’ maternity leave laws are some of the worst in the world. New mothers barely have time to...

Motherhood Through Our Eyes

  We come from different parts of the country and have different backgrounds and lifestyles. But the one thing that has bonded us, and has...

“Hey Brady Bunch” A Grandpa’s Take on Baby #4

Looks like we’re pregnant again. We must be pushing our luck because having baby number 4 apparently is a big deal! After all, the...

The Online Village: Why Moms Are Always on Their Phones

“Seriously, what are you looking at? Who are you talking to?” “No one. I’m just on Facebook.” “Facebook, Instagram. You’re always on there. I don’t see...

My Surprising Journey To Better Health And Wellness – Part 1

Hi and welcome to Daily Mom’s brand new, first ever personal column – written by yours truly, Heather. I am beyond excited to share...

Feeling All the Feels: Sending My Girl to Kindergarten

  I don’t know how it happened. It’s cliche but it’s true. It seems like yesterday the nurse placed her in my arms for the first...

THINGS I WILL TELL MY DAUGHTER EVERY DAY WITHOUT FEAR

There are dozens of blog posts spiraling virally through the realm of the social media world lately about things that we absolutely should and...

Why I’ll Still be a SAHM Even When my Kids are...

If you had told me 7 years ago that I would be a full-time stay-at-home mom, I would have definitively said, "Hard pass. Nope,...

My Surprising Journey To Better Health And Wellness – Part 2

If you missed part 1 of my surprising journey to better health and wellness, please read that first, here. I left my doctor’s office,...

Please stop asking me when I’m going to have a girl

There seems to be a universal misconception out there that every time each one of us has a baby we are automatically ready or...

Dealing With A Child Who Is Exactly Like You (& You...

  Whether you had an “oopsy” or methodically, thought out, well-planned pregnancy, your bundle of joy, snuggled in your womb is just waiting to be...

The End of an Era – My Last Baby

It is 3:30 AM as we sit here in the dark and I rock your tiny body while you nurse. As you look up...

My Surprising Journey To Better Health And Wellness Part 2

If you missed part 1 of my surprising journey to better health and wellness, please read that first, here. I left my doctor’s office,...

How I (Didn’t) Heal After Miscarriages and Secondary Infertility

  One in four. That’s how many women will experience a miscarriage in their reproductive lifetime. There are so many women out there that share this...

REAL LIFE CONFESSIONS OF A SAHM

Nobody said marriage would be easy. And you certainly don’t hear people tossing around phrases like “it’s all rainbows and butterflies” when describing those...

What I’ve Learned From Loss

Grief, although a natural part of life, is a topic most people avoid. At least I used to, until my sister died. The words...

Confession: I Don’t Read To My Kids Every Night

Reading is a fundamental right to our culture and according to readingisfundamental.org, we as parents should start reading to them when they are young...

My Year With Postpartum Depression – How I Got Better

My journey with postpartum depression has been long, surprising, and transforming. You can read more about my story in parts 1, 2, and 3....

REAL LIFE TEXTS FROM A FIRST-TIME-MOM

Mommin’ isn’t easy – especially for first-time moms. In the few short days (or day) to follow the birth of your fresh, little bundle,...

Momtrepreneur 101-Moms Get Shit Done

When the laundry is piled high, the baby is crying and the UPS man is knocking at the door, Moms are the women you...

Meet Andi – Mother of 9 No Doubt She’s A Daily...

I never imagined that I’d be a minority statistic – like ever. Hi there! Check out a wee little part of my life as...

35 YEARS YOUNG: WHAT MY LIFE HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT TRUE...

Lately, my children have been telling me that I look beautiful. I have to admit, I take a moment – just a few seconds...

My Mom Still Colors Easter Eggs with Me

Nothing can influence a child’s development more than the interactions with their mother. A mother and a daughter have a special connection. One day...

A Complete Family? Not Yet, Says Big Sister, Chloe

She’s one of the “bigs” but more importantly, my right-hand, underpaid high executive, number 1 daughter. Meet Chloe, she’s the first daughter of our...

A Song of Motherhood

Do you have songs that take you back to another time or place in your life? We all do, I imagine. My life has...

A Letter to my (older) Adopted Child

It is not your fault. It is not always your fault that you are all alone. It is the nature of the beast. It...

Kindergarten Graduation: The Hardest Part

Becoming a mother has made me acutely aware of how quickly time flies. People tell you over and over how fast time moves post...

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