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...

Your Kids Do Benefit From Having A Working Mom

Got mom-guilt while being a working mom with either a home business or a job? Feel judged by other moms who have the luxury...

Mentor: Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

As parents, we so often take for granted the difference that an adult role model or mentor really makes in the life of a...

Photographers Guide On How to Recoup From Busy Season Burn-Out

We know that many of our loyal readers at Daily Mom are mom-turned-photographers, or professional photographers themselves. Every year, we strive to publish relevant...

Why I Stopped Being The “Perfect” Mom

  Should I breastfeed or bottle feed? Swaddle or co-sleep? Read to them every night or just hold them close? Never yell or keep my...

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 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,...

Teaching Your Children about December Holidays Different than Your Own

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a great way to engage your children in something both educational and exciting is to...

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...

The Benefits of Building Toys

  Kids are curious little creatures, they love to explore the world around them. They are constantly touching, evaluating, guessing what is this, why does...

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...

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...

RSV 101: What Every Parents Needs to Know

As summer winds down, we begin bracing ourselves for the cold: thick coats, gloves, winter boots are all moved to the forefront of our...

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 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...

Our Thouhts on the NFL Protest and Why You Should Be...

Last week, The NFL spoke to Americans and the world with a silent action that has rung loudly throughout stadiums, homes, dinner tables, and...

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...

Chat With Your Teen Or Tween About Snapchat Safety

  The drive for technology, ease of use, and endless entertainment possibilities have vigorously overtaken the once simple-to-use device: the telephone. Not only has it...

Life as an Interracial Couple What We Didn’t Realize

  “Hmm, I wonder what it’d be like to marry a white guy?” – said me never. Seriously, have you ever thought about what it “would...

THE WOES OF A SAHM WITH A WORK-FROM-HOME-HUSBAND

I love being a stay-at-home-mom (SAHM). I really do. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely have my struggles with it and it presents its...

How We Get Back to School As A Homeschooling Family

  Getting “back” into our homeschool routine is pretty much the same as saying, “After school, we’ll go to the pool!” It’s pretty much the...

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,...

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...

My 4 Month Old Cheated Death Three Times and Here’s Why...

This article was originally featured on San Diego City Moms Blog Our daughter came unexpectedly at 35 weeks. My pregnancy wasn’t the easiest of the...

What I Learned About the Importance of Family Vacations

Family vacations are really important, but when your kids are young, let’s call them what they are: Business trips. Same work, different location. Despite...

How to be a Leader in Your Community

  Did you know that only 21% of Congress seats are held by women, while in the Senate only 19% of senate seats are occupied...

The Benefits of Free Cord Blood Banking

The business of staying healthy has become a billion dollar industry. From high cost prescriptions to elective cosmetic procedures, the range of available medical...

WAHM 5 Tips to Surviving Back to School Stress

https://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...

Kindergarten: The First Steps in Understanding the World is Bigger Than...

  Sending my first baby off to kindergarten is a huge milestone for our family, finally concluding the end of toddlerhood, the first test of...

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...

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...

Understanding the Nature of Addiction and How to Overcome It

    Did you know that addiction is actually a brain disease? When an individual is addicted to a substance or situation, their brain develops an...

#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...

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...

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...

Why I Didn’t Redshirt My Child

Academically redshirting your child is a topic often discussed by parents as their children get ready to enter kindergarten. In short, redshirting your child...

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