I was in such a state of shock on the day of my daughter's birth that it felt as though my heart had stopped beating. Here's what I wish I'd known at the time.
#6: Never treat her in front of your friends differently than you would in front of hers.
I consider myself to be pretty thrifty in all aspects of life, so when it came time to set up a nursery for my daughter, I knew it was the perfect opportunity to put my skills to the test. I wanted to make it something special for her, while keeping in mind we could change it in a few years for another child (my son came along at the perfect time). Show More Summary
My husband and I knew we wanted to start a family soon after we got married. Um, soon turned out to be about five minutes after we walked down the aisle. OK, I'm exaggerating, but not by much. We welcomed our first daughter well before we celebrated our first wedding anniversary. Show More Summary
I'll never forget the day I found out I was pregnant with my daughter. I had given my husband that old line of "I don't care what I'm having, as long as the baby's healthy," but deep down, I really wanted a girl, and I was hoping that I could will that desire into reality. Show More Summary
My daughter just tried pizza for the first time. pic.twitter.com/yiPNJgUBJg - Jody Avirgan (@jodyavirgan) March 3, 2018 A toddler just had an early experience of pure bliss after trying pizza for the first time, and her reaction is rightfully going viral. Show More Summary
My little girl and her first makeup tutorial ?????????????????????????#backstage #rockstarintraining #likemamalikedaughter A post shared by P!NK (@pink) on Mar 20, 2018 at 9:24pm PDT Pink's 6-year-old daughter Willow is following right in her mama's footsteps, as she seems to be on her way to becoming a star. Show More Summary
I’m familiar with Roblox because my 8-year old daughter watches YouTube videos of kids playing the game almost every day. I’m also familiar with Roblox because she whined while we were running errands one weekend that she needed to “get on the internet right now” because she had scheduled a playdate with a friend in […]
Indiana mother Brandi Worley, 31, was sentenced to 120 years in prison Monday after she pleaded guilty to killing her 7-year-old son Tyler and 3-year-old daughter Charlee in November 2016. In a chilling 911 call, Worley is heard calmly confessing, “I just stabbed myself and I killed my two children.” Jill Glavan reports for WTTV.
When my daughter was finally old enough to participate in her first Easter egg hunt, I was so excited. I couldn't wait to decorate the eggs, fill plastic ones with toys and treats, and send her on a fun and elaborate search. As the years have gone by, I've maintained that first-year excitement but am always looking for new ideas to keep things fresh. Show More Summary
I never saw anyone like me in media; in fact, I often still don't see my situation portrayed. I'm the daughter of a parent with schizophrenia, which is a weird and confusing disease. It's a disease that can be scary as a child and forces...Show More Summary
When my daughter was 6 weeks old and my son was 2, my mother was diagnosed with advanced cancer. Without a second thought, I quickly resigned from my teaching job to help her in her fight. My dad, who was 80 at the time, shattered his hand and couldn't help out like he used to. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, I ran my first 10K, or race in general, in over a year. And I ran it six months after having my first baby. For me, it was more than just a race. I needed to run this to prove to myself and my daughter and my family that I am still […]
I was kayaking around Anacapa Island off the coast of Ventura, CA. The setting was stunning, but I was more focused on what - or rather, who - wasn't there: my 2-year-old daughter, Lucy, who was over 3,000 miles away in New Jersey with her babysitter. Show More Summary
"For me, it was a way to stay connected--literally: tied to my free-range daughter by a length of 10-millimeter climbing rope, and connected to my own dream of being an adventurer," says David Altschul. "And that was how I found myself,...Show More Summary
It was December, and my daughter was a happy 5-month-old. I had this new mom thing down, for the most part. Breastfeeding was hard, but I had found my groove. I am a chronic migraine sufferer, and sleep deprivation is a big trigger for them, so we were thankful to have a night nurse help […] The post Postpartum Anxiety :: The Other Disorder appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.
By Cathy Jameson Groups rights in this case would be too great of a risk. That was the feedback that my daughter’s proposed bill received. After Fiona submitted the mock bill, which aimed to secure a student’s right to an...
As a white woman with a black daughter, I had a lot to learn, about a lot more than hair.
Midway through bbymutha's set at Fader Fort yesterday, the rapper looked out at the crowd and said: "There's this thing my daughter does before my songs where she says 'momma you so cute.'" She calls that her "gas," motivation to keep moving through a set, and asked that the audience shout those words of encouragement…
My uncle attempting to hide a keg from the cops. via We buy mouses! via My friend went on a spring break trip to Florida, ended up making the news.. He didn’t do anything bad, he just has a hairkini. via Daughter yelled at me to make her a “surprise snack”. via So annoying. via […]