A Day In The Life Of A Family Of 11

  “Are you done yet?” After a cordial hello how are you, greeting, we’re then met with that direct and curious question my family hears quite...

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...

A Day in My Life Stefani

Have you ever looked at someone and wondered what a typical day in their life is like? We bet most of us have. We...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

What Being Separated for a Year Has Taught Me

I'’m separated… from my husband of would-have-been nine years this past spring. There’s no need to go into the gory details that led to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

I Used to Feel Like a “Single” Married Mom

It’s the 21st Century, women who are working outside of the home is not an unexpected trend to society anymore. Many households with children...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Seven Ways to Prevent the Stress of being a WAHM

It’s been said to be the best of both worlds — being able to work from home while also being home with your children...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

How to Avoid Becoming a Cartoon of Yourself

With motherhood comes new pressures, habits, and stress. How you manage those stressors can often define who you are, both internally and to those...

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...

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