Motherhood


6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

Monday, July 16, 2018 By AnnaMarie Houlis
6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons | Baby Chick

In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk about raising feminist sons. Rather, we teach our sons that big boys don’t cry and to be aggressive in the pursuit of their goals — and we […]

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My Breastfeeding Journey — It’s Not What I Thought It Would Be

Monday, July 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Kindred Bravely but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. I think most of us assume that, when it comes to breastfeeding, everything will come naturally and that your motherly instincts will kick in and tell you what to do. Fortunately, […]

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What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression

Friday, July 6, 2018 By Giselle May
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Looking back at my journey into motherhood, I am amazed at just how unprepared I was for the mental battle that was to go with it. The accompanying life changes were so immense that I barely had time to notice that I was slipping into a state of postpartum depression. Over the 12 months since […]

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Dear Stretch Marks

Monday, July 2, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Dear Stretch Marks

Dear Stretch Marks, Let me begin by saying this: I thought I was the cocoa butter queen of the world. I lathered myself from hips to nips from the time I was 4 weeks pregnant (yep, you read that right) until the day before I went to the hospital, convincing myself I would elude these […]

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I’m the Mom of an Only Child–Stop Saying These 5 Things to Me

Friday, June 29, 2018 By Kelsey Down
I'm the Mom of an Only Child --Stop Saying These 5 Things to Me | Baby Chick

Growing up, if anyone asked me how many kids I wanted to have some day, I always used to offer a range: Somewhere between four and six, I’d say. Adults used to raise their eyebrows at that number because, well, what teenager says she wants six kids? But I did. Wrapped up in my vision of four to six kids was […]

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The Time Has Come to Stop Comparing Your Child to Others

Sunday, June 24, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
The Time Has Come to Stop Comparing Your Child to Others | Baby Chick

Don’t Fall Victim to the Social Media Child Comparison Game Social media often gets a bad rap, but it is fair to say it has a lot of positives too. For one, I have lived in eight cities during my thirty-four years of life and am actively connected with friends from at least six of […]

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Work-Life Balance is Easy: Said No Mom Ever

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Work-Life Balance is Easy: Said No Mom Ever | Baby Chick

I grew up like many millennial mamas did: I came home from school day after day. Popping open a pack of dunkaroos to munch on while I did homework. All while a deliciously mindless sitcom played in the background. The likes of Boy Meets World and Sister, Sister were my go-to shows, with other Disney […]

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10 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Local Public Library

Monday, June 18, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
10 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Local Public Library | Baby Chick

I have always been somewhat of a library junky, but since becoming a mom I have taken advantage of all that my local public library has to offer more than ever! There are so many programs and classes that you can attend absolutely free! I really love the library, and so does my toddler. Here […]

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Beyond the Breast: 5 Other Uses for Your Boppy Nursing Pillow

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 By Jessica Tomes
Beyond the Breast: 5 Other Uses for Your Boppy Nursing Pillow | Baby Chick

Everyone knows that the Boppy Nursing Pillow is basically THE golden standard when it comes to baby feeding essentials. You’ve even seen Nina use it in that past when demonstrating how to get the best latch when breastfeeding baby. It’s a must-have item for all new families! Whether we’re talking breast or bottle, it really makes no difference. […]

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5 Money Saving Tips for New Moms

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 By Katie Eaton
5 Money Saving Tips for New Moms | Baby Chick

Becoming a new mom is a very exciting time, with years of caring for and loving your child to look forward to. Despite this, it is also a time when moms worry and become anxious about a variety of different things–one of the biggest worries being money and how they are going to pay for […]

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