6 Tips for Staying Sane While Your Partner Travels

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 By Quinn Kelly

We have four kids. And my husband travels. So when he tells me he has another trip planned, all I hear is, “Honey, I get a four night get-out-of-jail-free-card at bedtime this week.” Then I mark a tally in my closet for the amount of foot rubs he owes me when he gets back. And […]


Are You Ready for Another Baby?

Friday, June 9, 2017 By Quinn Kelly
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Are you ready for another baby? A mother of four shares the pros and cons of having 1, 2, 3, and 4 kids. “Do you want kids?” The answer to this question seems to be a make or break question for many couples during the dating process. And the right answer to this question seems […]


6 Reasons Why Training for a Marathon and Bedtime are Basically the Same Thing

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 By Quinn Kelly
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The other day a friend asked me, “Would you ever be interested in running a marathon with me?” And before I could emphatically scream NO—in Spanish, French, and Italian for added fervor—she began to describe the 18-week training program she had in mind. But as she talked, I came to a shocking realization: I have […]


How to Deal with Gender Disappointment

Thursday, May 4, 2017 By Quinn Kelly
how to handle gender disappointment

So you’re nearing the 20-week mark in your pregnancy, which means it’s time to find out your baby’s gender. And while you’ve told everyone including your hubby that you don’t care what the gender is as long as your baby is healthy, in your heart, you know you have a preference. You really want a […]


10 Surprising Thoughts Women Think During Labor

Friday, April 28, 2017 By Quinn Kelly
10 thoughts women think during labor

Women (usually) get nine whole months to mentally prepare for labor, but let’s be real–no woman can really predict how she will feel until after her contractions have begun. And whether she chooses The Bradley Method or the “give me all the medicine you got” method for delivering her little bundle of love, one thing […]