motherhood

How To Stop Breastfeeding Without A Struggle

While my first child self-weaned early on, simply refusing to nurse once she decided she was done, my 18-month old son is still a breastfeeding fiend. In fact, he refers to me exclusively as “Boob.” (Who says mothers get no glory?)

Mums, Here’s How Marketers Are Getting You To Spend Money

I’ve hardly purchased any new items for my second baby on the way, but I’ve wanted to — this is evidenced by the smattering of product screenshots I’ve saved. In the middle of the night, when I can’t seem to get my nine-month-pregnant body comfortable in my monster sausage of…

What All Parents Can Learn From Single Parents 

I was three and a half months pregnant when my partner and I separated, and I suddenly had to rearrange my life around something I’d never anticipated: single parenthood. In operatic moments, I made mental ledgers of all the things I’d likely have to give up as a sole caretaker:…