The Root of Mommy Wars

Can we ditch the terms stay-at-home mom (or SAHM) and working mom? As mothers, we all work. We work to raise our kids and...

How to Stop Enabling Your Adult Children

Gone are the days when most young men and women graduated college in four years, bought a home by age 25 and started their...

Some Obvious And Not-So-Obvious Diet Tips To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

This is a guest post from dentist and author, Dr. Steven Freeman of Elite Smiles. You brush three times a day. You floss each night....

30 Mid-Life Crisis Moments to Make You Realize You've Hit 30

Growing up we would hear that someone was thirty years old and we would think, "Geez, they are OLD!" There is something that happens...

6 Things Moms Who Have Trouble Pumping Need to Know

Exclusively pumping, pumping and nursing combination, formula feeding, or exclusively breastfeeding. There are several ways to feed your baby, and it depends...

The Emotional Weight on a Mother's Shoulders: What I Wish I...

Everyone has some degree of emotional weight on their shoulders. It is not easy to deal with, but it is unfortunately a...

Important Life Lessons From My Toddler

As parents we think we must teach our children so much about the world. We want to prepare them for success in leading their...

My Experience Adopting Older Kids

Over the years I’d considered adopting. It was something that I had considered doing from the time I began imagining starting...

On Reconnecting With My First Born

A long time ago, it was just you and me. Every day, from the morning when Dad left for work, until the evening when he...

He Broke The Cliché - Eli #3 of 9

When I found out I was pregnant with our third baby, I thought, “This is perfect! I’ve always wanted three kids!” to get out...

Halloween Hacks For Baby's First Halloween

The moment you've been waiting for is finally here. It's baby’s first Halloween. It’s time to dress up the kids in itchy...

Everything you need to know about donating your hair

As any woman with long hair knows, keeping those tresses long and beautiful is an ongoing challenge. When you’ve finally had enough and are...

I love Fall and there is nothing basic about it

I love fall and there is nothing basic about it. There is so much to love this time of year that has absolutely nothing...

Stop Saying I'm "Lucky" To Breastfeed

"You're so lucky to be able to breastfeed." Stop. Saying. That. I am not lucky to be able to breastfeed. It is hard, hard, hard work. Completely,...

How to handle fall activities like a boss

It’s the most wonderful time of year, fall. Only a true fall lover’s eyes well up with tears (happy tears of course) knowing what...

September 26th: "Love Note Day" Got Love Notes To Give?

Email, text, and more emails! When was the last time you took out a piece of paper, a post-it note, or just a small...

Mom is Told Her Baby Isn't Allowed to Cry for More...

United Airlines, after several incidents with passengers in the past two years, is in hot water once again. This time, a couple taking a...

WHY WE NEED TO LET KIDS MAKE NOISE

Admit it, noisy kids are annoying. Whether you’re a mom of four or a mom of none, we all dread the sound of a...

Should I Text My Ex?

Your ex-partner may be long gone from your life and hundreds of miles away. Or, maybe they're still living on your couch. Either way,...

Best Phones For Kids Instead of a Smart Phone

“Where are you, Honey?” Having the best phone for kids is almost a necessity in today’s fast-paced, busy, run-around lifestyle. Knowing almost immediately where...

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...

5 Things to Do to Help Your Family Member Battling Addiction

This post is sponsored by Seasons in Malibu and contains sponsored content When someone in your family is battling addiction, helping them fight it can...

How A Broken Ankle Actually Brought Us Closer Together

I heard it. I thought it was my skate slamming on the floor but the first sound was actually the crack of my ankle bones....

What I've Learned From Watching My Parents Grandparent

I always knew my parents would make amazing grandparents. And they have, the relationship they have with my son has exceeded all my expectations....

"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...

Is Your Food Affecting Your Kids Mental Health?

Whether or not you are aware of the health complications, kids’ mental health can be caused by what your children are eating on a...

Screen Time Summer Rules For Kids

I'll be the first to admit - we have a major screen-time issue in my home. I know it's an ever-present issue, but there are...

Why A Convenience Store Should Be Your Stop for Your Cross...

It's PCS season, which means there is chaos reigning in many military households this summer. But, as always, it's controlled chaos because if we...

The Truth about Labor and Delivery: Everyone Poops

Pooping on the delivery table is good for your baby, so bear down and push... actually squeeze! Literally the biggest fear of new moms...

Childhood Attachment Disorders Are Creating A Mental Health Crisis

In today’s world of technology and computers it is no wonder the mental health crisis here in the United States is getting worse. Lack...

I Want Her To Know - A Message To My Daughter...

I want her to know.   I want her to know that she's strong. I want her to know that she's beautiful, no matter what her size...

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,...

Millennial Pink

Criticized for killing off napkins, casual dining, bars of soap and diamonds, there’s little we can’t blame on Millennials these days. Now lingering between...

How to Write a Guest Post that Gets Published

If you have a passion for writing then guest posting might be an option for you. When you write a guest post, you are...

Daily Mom Military: Surviving a PCS Roadtrip with Littles

Daily Mom Military is coming to you July 2018! Want more military life? Sign up on our launch page to be the first to know...

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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