How to Work through the Mom Identity Crisis and Feel Like Yourself

How to Work through the Mom Identity Crisis and Feel Like Yourself

Momma, today you are in the midst of your matrescence. Whether you became a mother a day, a week, a month or a year ago, you are in your transition. You look different. You feel different.

What Moms Actually Lose When Leaving Their Jobs

What Moms Actually Lose When Leaving Their Jobs

Whether it is by choice or circumstance, the decision to leave a job and become a stay-at-home mom or work-from-home mom comes with big adjustments. Mom overwhelm causes stressors and uncertainties for moms at home. The outside pressure + your personal expectations of yourself can cause you to lose confidence, struggle to fill your bucket, [...]

10 LEGIT Jobs for a Work From Home Mom

10 LEGIT Jobs for a Work From Home Mom

More and more people are looking for jobs that can be done from home. Many of those people are moms who are looking for a way to make money during naptime, nighttime, and on their own schedule. it is no surprise that work-from-home rates are going up and people are becoming more and more creative [...]

5 Skills You Gain as a Stay-At-Home Mom

5 Skills You Gain as a Stay-At-Home Mom

The job of being a stay-at-home mom is complex. It is full of tasks, utterly exhausting, and full of beautiful moments. There are many things you do in a day, but little places for accolades. If you are like I was, you ask yourself how to be a successful stay-at-home mom. The short answer: Stay [...]

The Invisible Load of Stay at Home Mom Life

The Invisible Load of Stay at Home Mom Life

What is the invisible load that stay-at-home moms carry? Is the role of a SAHM easy? The invisible load is the unseen, uncompensated workload someone carries. For stay-at-home moms, this can mean a number of roles in and out of the home.

Mom Guilt: Why it’s Bullsh*t and How to Give it the Middle Finger

Mom Guilt: Why it’s Bullsh*t and How to Give it the Middle Finger

When you bring up the term “mom guilt” women will open up about their story: Working mom guilt, stay at home mom guilt, single mom guilt, daycare guilt, household guilt. There are so many things we can feel guilty about as new moms.

Today we’re talking more about this guilt, where it comes from and how we can work to overcome mom guilt so that we can be more present and confident in motherhood.

Can Good Moms Smoke Weed? Interview with Weed Mom

Can Good Moms Smoke Weed? Interview with Weed Mom

Do good moms smoke weed? Interview with Weed Mom.

Top 10 Best Gift for New Moms (That Aren’t Things)

Top 10 Best Gift for New Moms (That Aren’t Things)

Now that the baby is here, a new mom starts to see what she really needs. The gifts from the baby shower are nice. The cute decorations and onesies look adorable. But, there are things that cannot be held in your hands or hung in the nursery. These are gifts for new moms that are [...]

Resigning From Your Job After Baby

Resigning From Your Job After Baby

Amy's Story About Work After Baby The decision whether to maintain employment after having a baby or resigning from the workplace is a deeply personal one, guided by all manner of individual circumstances. I firmly believe there is no singular right answer for everyone; however, I spent a year after the birth of my son [...]

Friendship After Baby: Making and Keeping Mom Friends

Friendship After Baby: Making and Keeping Mom Friends

Having a baby can create changes in friendships. When you are parenting a newborn, you need different kinds of friends to support you. Making and keeping mom friends almost feels like dating. Below we discuss the ways friendships change after baby and making friends as a new mom.

Baby with a Birth Defect: Did I Cause This?

Baby with a Birth Defect: Did I Cause This?

What did I do wrong? This is the first thought I had when the doctor came in to tell my husband and I that our second child had a birth defect. (Learn more about the most common birth defects in this post for Zulily.) I remember the doctor coming in after our 20-week anatomy scan [...]

Invisible Load of Motherhood During the Holidays

Invisible Load of Motherhood During the Holidays

When you’re already experiencing stress and anxiety, each text or phone call can feel like another layer bogging you down. When you feel overwhelmed from the holidays, it can be easy to lose the joy you want to experience.