There's a trend among anonymous women on the Internet: if your significant other does the bare minimum, deal with it. This attitude is increasingly prominent around holidays. Moms who complained about not being acknowledged by their spouses on Mother's Day were met with a quick verbal spanking. The reason? Well, it was Mother's Day - not "Spouse's Day", so your … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Spouse’s Day?
What a wonderful world.I’m just going to come out and say it: I’m a mommy blogger. And if that makes my opinion any less valid to you, that’s okay with me. But, in this case, the research I do on parenting gives me an edge. Part of “knowing my audience” is getting to know other moms and dads from all walks of life. And what better place to do that than the Internet? … [Read more...] about It’s 2014 and These Things Still Exist
Lots of expectant moms and dads waste their time reading books and assembling the perfect nursery in preparation for their new bundle of joy. Instead of doing that stuff, here's what you should be dedicating your pre-baby time to doing: 1. Learning how to do everything with just one hand Yes, everything. Tying your shoes. Drinking your coffee. Eating breakfast. Making … [Read more...] about Things To Do Before Your Baby Arrives
One thing first time parents often worry about is if having a baby will change who they are as a person. And, if it does, is it a change for better, or for worse? There are so many ways your life changes after you have a baby. You no longer have the independence to "drop everything" and play hooky or even grab a late bite. When you look at the clock, and it's 2AM, you're not … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?