WELCOME JAMES THOMAS

    Since its launch in March of 2013, we’ve welcomed many babies into our Daily Mom family. During our first year, there was one almost...

A MOTHER’S PERSPECTIVE IN THE WAKE OF THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTINGS

As my husband carried our sleeping 5-year-old son up the stairs and into his bedroom from the car late last night, I breathed a...

A Southern Christians Mama’s Response to Charlottesville

  As the events in Charlottesville unfolded, I know mothers everywhere wondered how to respond. Do you talk to your kids about what you believe? Do...

Breastfeeding: The First Weeks

You have made the decision to breastfeed your baby - great news! While this may not be what you want to hear, it is...

Marriage Tips: How I Come First In My Groom’s Eyes

Marriage takes work. Daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly, loving someone exclusively, loving them when they hurt you, offend you, or when they bring you...

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...

#IMOMSOHARD Judge Me Not

#IMOMSOHARD – we mean, what mom doesn’t?? Well, a couple of moms decided to grab a camera, set the stage in the playroom, and...

Welcome Marley Layne

Our sixth Daily Mom baby arrived to writer Danielle, her husband Stephen and son Graeme. They welcomed their baby girl Marley Layne February 9,...

Why it’s OK to say I Don’t Want Kids

I am 30 years old with a college degree and a full time job, and have been in a stable relationship for...

Anaphylaxis – The Reaction To Be Prepared For

  Everyone responsible for a child may be at risk for witnessing an anaphylaxis reaction – including parents, school staff, family, friends and doctors. Meet...

Welcome Elliot Hart

Join us in welcoming Elliot Hart, our fourth Daily Mom baby born since our launch! Elliot is the first baby for editor Kayla and...

BOOKS TO PREPARE AND GIVE YOU CONFIDENCE FOR LABOR

Birthing a baby, though obviously quite normal, seems to be complicated in today’s culture. From the moment you announce your pregnancy, people will have...

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...

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...

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...

My Unassisted Home Birth Story

My decision to have an unassisted home birth with my third child was not something spontaneous. I have always loved the idea of being...

Can You Afford A Large Family?

  … of course that depends. How many times have you heard, “If we were in a better financial place, we’d have more”? What exactly...

BREASTFEEDING IN STYLE 2015

If you are a nursing mother you have likely realized that nothing you had sitting in your wardrobe seemed to work correctly or live...

Losing My Mommy Tummy With The Mutu System

*deep breaths* Sharing these photos is scary and makes me want to puke a little. But sharing also holds me accountable, and shows other...

5 Ways to Turn Your Mom Guilt into Something Positive

Every mom has it – that pang of mom guilt that makes you question everything you have ever done as a mother. Do I...

My #MeToo Story

A lot has been said in the media about the #MeToo movement. I have been a big supporter of it, because being...

A Lifetime of Forgiveness – Planning for a Healthy Relationship

“Divorce isn’t an option for me”. He said this to me with tears in his eyes at the end...

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...

7 Ways To Make Time For Yourself When Exclusively Breastfeeding

When baby is breastfeeding exclusively mother's can feel like it is literally a full time job. Mothers during this phase rarely get...

POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE: THE POSTPARTUM EXPERIENCE I WASN’T PREPARED FOR

Being pregnant for me was like being a kid in a candy store. Literally. I ate whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted, because I...

Please Stop Telling Me I Need a Boy

“Oh, are you going to try for one more to get your boy?” “I bet Daddy would like a little boy, right?” “Your poor husband!”   “Your high...

WHY WE NEED TO FREE OUR CHILDREN FROM THE WEIGHT OF...

When my son was about 6 months old, I found myself scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed one afternoon as he snoozed on my lap....

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...

THE FIRST STEP IN POSTNATAL CARE YOU SHOULD BE TAKING

If you’re like most moms, you probably took your prenatal vitamin religiously during your pregnancy (well, when it didn’t make you gag during the...

A Father’s Guide to Teaching Your Kid How to Fish

Teaching kids how to fish is a topic that is near and dear to my heart, as I am not only a...

Building Character In A Selfie World

  We all want to raise our children to be good people with strong character, and in a recent national parent survey, an overwhelming majority...

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...

10 Tips For Choosing A Gym Membership

  It’s about that time of year where you may be thinking: I need to get healthy and start working out. You’ve already decided that joining a...

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...

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...

Daily Mom Military: Military Acronyms

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...

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