Time to #EndMommyWars? A Review of Similac's New Video

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Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump, and now she's here to give you advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping... Read more

Minnesota Mom Creates Documentary To Change Conversation About Postpartum Bodies

Moms show postpartum bodies for Mid Drift projectThe Mid Drift Project
Pregnancy can be tough, but life after baby isn't always smooth sailing either. Between the frustration of trying on a pair of pre-baby jeans and that don't zip to catching a glimpse of stretch marks in the mirror, at one point or another, moms often feel pressure to change their bodies and rid themselves of those 'imperfections.' But one... Read more

Moms Talk to Each Other Like They Talk to Their Kids: ‘Finish The Wine I Already Gave You!'’

breakwomb moms sketch comedy groupYoutube via The Breakwomb
Imagine what the conversation would be like if you combined Girls’ Night Out with an evening in with your toddler. If you’re picturing a mix of pouring wine and preaching about manners, you’d be right. In a hilarious new video by sketch comedy group The BreakWomb, a trio of moms gets together to catch up,... Read more

All Moms Can Relate To This ‘Hallelujah’ Parody

shannon-abbott-hallelujahShannon Christensen Abbott via Facebook
The first few months at home with a new baby are both exhausting and exciting, filled with sleepless nights, spit-up-soaked clothes and eventually, some smiles from baby. But as mom-of-two Shannon Christensen Abbott knows, you’ve got to find some humor in the tougher aspects of motherhood. And her powerful voice will surely put a smile... Read more

Can Moms Really Have It All? Actress Lake Bell Investigates

Lake Bell likes to multitask. She leans towards wanting more and isn’t afraid to ask for help or change her mind along the way. And before giving birth to daughter Nova last October with her husband, well-known tattoo artist Scott Campbell, Bell said she couldn’t understand women who gave up their careers to be full-time... Read more

How Does Your State Rank In Child Well-Being?

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It’s a great time to raise children in the Midwest and New England. These regions include eight of the top 10 states (along with New Jersey and Utah) that have the highest overall well-being for American children, according to new information released from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book.... Read more

Moms: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Thinks You're Sexy

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 'Sext Motha' videoYouTube
Good news, moms: You're exactly what Joseph Gordon-Levitt is looking for. In his latest HitRECord production, the actor belts out a very entertaining ode to mothers, JT and Andy Samberg style. Because—in Gordon-Levitt's words—moms are "like no other lovers." Heck, yeah! Before any moms out there might take offense at his parody, keep in mind that when... Read more

3 Ways to Have a Baby-Friendly (and Fun!) Fourth of July

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but holidays just aren’t the same when you have a baby. Some holidays, that is. Especially ones involving beer and fireworks. Babies and pyrotechnics don’t mix. So you might find yourself, like I did, sitting home alone with a baby on Independence Day, while... Read more

New App Helps Locate Clean Public Bathrooms

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When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. Especially when you’re pregnant. And now, there’s an app for that: A new start-up aims to give busy city dwellers access to clean and sanitary restrooms for whenever the urge strikes. Looie, set to launch in New York City’s family-friendly Tribeca neighborhood later this month,... Read more

You Know You're A Mom When...

Everyone has that moment when it finally hits you: “Wow! I’m someone’s mom!”

1. Conversations have a dress code

I am NOT talking to you until you have underwear on. #thingsmomssay

— Once in a While Kyle (@LitteBitofWit) June 24, 2014   2. Road rage is normal

"I have...

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