babies
Arguably, more people are going to see my abdomen than my ladybiz, but I'm more concerned about the latter's appearance.
babies
A friend of mine recently received an anonymous email telling her to "cool it" with the baby pics on Facebook. Who does that?!
in

Mar 25, 2013 at 3:00pm | 464 comments

babies
I see a lot of articles with names like "I don't care about your baby." This is a dissenting view.
in

Mar 19, 2012 at 2:00pm | 424 comments

not the nanny
"Is that your baby?" The question, though not intentionally malicious, implies, of course, that I am more likely the nanny, not the mother.
in

Dec 9, 2013 at 10:00am | 423 comments

breastfeeding
If you’ve never been pregnant or you’re not a woman, you might not be aware of the pressure that is placed upon women to breastfeed.
babies
Of the many terrifying responsibilities of parenthood, I consider teaching my son how to eat properly one of the most important.
in

Mar 6, 2013 at 11:30am | 337 comments

babies
I'm pretty content with the way things are right now, but I definitely hold on to some feminist guilt about not having my own income, and I'm very sensitive to SAHM stereotypes and wage a constant battle against them.
breastfeeding
I want to try to explain to you why I'm still breastfeeding my toddler. Because I'm not really certain myself, some days.
elizabeth street
For several months, my husband and I have been trying to sleep train our 9-month-old baby so he sleeps the entire night, but all our efforts have backfired.


babies
Portrait of the artist as a barren spinster. The…
babies
First of all, there's no crying in baseball. Second of all, it's not yours unless you catch it. Third of all, I don't make the rules, I just live by them.
cats
You have your baby, and I have mine.
in

Apr 24, 2013 at 10:00am | 223 comments

babies
I'm embarrassed to admit to you and to anybody that I'm not sure how I feel about babies at a time when it's maybe most important for me to know.
the frisky
Today, I’m 25-years-old and my desire to become a mother is stronger than ever before. I feel like my body’s been screaming to get pregnant for years. Some might say hormones are messing with my head; they probably are.
twilight
The minute we got a good look at him we knew that Jasper would be perfect. AND THEN.
babies
I don't actually hate your baby! It was just a thing I did for money once.
ihtm
hair
My daughter's hair is (on a good day) just clean. There's nothing manicured or neat about it; it's a head of fluffy hair that just sits there.
in

Sep 17, 2013 at 9:00am | 183 comments

age
Where was I when everybody decided to get their shit together? Probably drinking margaritas at a dog wedding.
in

Jan 10, 2013 at 2:30pm | 168 comments

babies
Why do all these baby-related things inevitably involve poop and other bodily functions? Because babies are disgusting.
babies
Apparently people aren't naming their babies "Hillary" anymore. Lame.
in

Jan 31, 2013 at 2:30pm | 159 comments

babies
I would do anything to hear her heartbeat again. Why didn't I record it? I smell her little hat and cry.