Call me crazy, but my husband and I actually chose to have our sons 16 months apart. We wanted to plow through the cumbersome baby stage. But the most common question that I get when wrangling two twin-like little boys on the street comes with an eyebrow raise and an implication: "Wow, you didn't waste much time, did you?"Read Full Story
Are you struggling with the decision to keep breastfeeding or switch to formula? Are you emotional because you want what's best for your baby, but breastfeeding just isn't working? It's time to erase the stigma surrounding mothers who formula feed their babies. The mommy wars on breastfeeding versus formula feeding needs to stop.Read Full Story
Desperation for sleep seems to be a common theme among parents, and fear of lack of sleep seems to be a common theme among nonparents. This super-persistent — albeit super-adorable — child is doing nothing to help either of those concerns.Read Full Story
I was born to be a mother. Before I had my daughter, I longed for children of my own. I imagined the beautiful birth, when my daughter would be placed on my chest and all the pain would fade away. I thought I would know all about her, feel this magical mother-daughter bond from the second I looked into her eyes. In the first few weeks following her birth, I was embarrassed and scared to discover that the bond I had hoped for still wasn't there. Was I a bad mother?Read Full Story
There are rumors going around in the parenting community about why some men flat out refuse to attend their child's birth. Scratch that. These aren't rumors. Some fathers-to-be firmly believe that if they see their wife bring new life into the world, they'll never be able to have sex with her again.Read Full Story
Crib bedding is cute to look at, but it poses a serious risk to your baby. Despite many warnings, over half the babies in the United States are sleeping with unsafe bedding. Find out what you need to change.Read Full Story
Everyone is hypnotized when she first sees a delicious, squirmy, pink newborn. You want to gush and tell your friend what an amazing job she has done bringing new life into the world, but a strange cascade of verbal diarrhea comes out instead. Congratulating a friend with a new baby makes you say the darnedest things.Read Full Story
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