I don’t know if this has been obvious from my writing over the years, but… I am not exactly the hippest mother on the planet. Or the most permissive. This is why it comes as such a surprise to me that I absolutely love Snapchat.
This Father’s Day, Maria is reminiscing about her son’s first days at home and how her husband Matt made sure he spent time with his newborn.
My daughter shares my love of bargain-hunting, but I don’t think she knows that she’s my best bargain yet. Lucky me!
Talking with my teen daughter can be fraught, so I’m taking the back door on communication whenever I can. Every little bit is a win.
Should I be concerned that my baby will have different (but loving family) caregivers most days of the week? Will it cause attachment issues in my infant?
Remembering everything you felt — or didn’t — when you first met your baby.
At some point, you may start thinking — dreaming! wishing! longing! — about leaving the house. By yourself, with your husband, partner, friends. Anywhere and spend two hours free of the fear that someone is going to vomit into your cleavage.
Amalah chats with Jonniker about colic, reflux and other things that turn your perfect newborn into a terrifying hellbeast.
Coping with regret, sadness and the sense that you’re being ridiculous when you don’t get the birth experience you dreamed of.
When introducing a newborn to siblings and/or pets doesn’t go as smoothly as you hoped.
Because the weirdness doesn’t end with pregnancy. Join us for the launch of Bounce Back, Amalah’s sequel to Zero to Forty, where postpartum is not a four-letter word.