Motherhood


6 Books Every New Mother Should Read

Friday, September 21, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
Woman on bed reading book and drinking coffee

You may be spending time resting during the end of your pregnancy or trying to find a way to decompress while baby sleeps–in any scenario, picking up a book is a great option. With no shortage of parenting books out there, it can be hard to choose one that you actually want to read! There […]

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Motherhood is Getting More Expensive — and it’s Hurting These Women the Most

Sunday, September 16, 2018 By AnnaMarie Houlis
Motherhood is Getting More Expensive — and it’s Hurting These Women the Most | Baby Chick

Motherhood isn’t cheap. It’s no surprise that raising children costs a pretty penny, but college-educated women, in particular, underestimate the demands of parenthood and the difficulties that come with being a working parent, according to new research. That’s why, though most plan to, more moms aren’t sticking in the workforce. The research (which has not […]

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How to Avoid Boredom as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 By Aida Cruickshank
How to Avoid Boredom as a Stay-at-Home Mom | Baby Chick

Many moms dream of staying home and raising their own children. We often even idealize the scenario from a very young age. However, many times our expectations are not met. Not that we don’t love our children unconditionally, but there is so much to do as a stay-at-home mom, from staying on top of chores […]

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A Letter to My Pre-Baby Self

Sunday, September 2, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
A Letter to My Pre-Baby Self | Baby Chick

Hey there, Darling– I see you, looking young and rested in the middle of your work day feeling ready to change the world while simultaneously dreaming of what might come next. I see that you have a lot within you to give and that you sometimes wonder the best place to do it. I know […]

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17 Moments We’re Thankful for as Parents

Friday, August 31, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
17 Moments We're Thankful for as Parents | Baby Chick

I remember being told motherhood is one of the most thankless jobs in the world: that I’d put in a ton of hours with no paycheck or gratitude to speak of. They said it would drain me of time, energy, and resources, and that I’d collapse into bed at night and wonder how I could […]

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Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 By Jennifer Jordan
Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs | Baby Chick

Women with infants and children make up the fastest-growing segment of the labor force, with 58.6% of those working moms having infants under the age of one. As gender roles diversify, more women are entering physically demanding positions with construction companies, police forces, warehouses, and more. As a result, they face unique challenges while attempting […]

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5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby

Friday, August 24, 2018 By Nina Spears
5 Things Every Mother Should Know Before Baby | Baby Chick

There are a lot of things that women say they wish they would have known before they had their baby. You obviously know that having a baby is going to change your life forever, but what do experienced moms wish they’d known before little ones came along? Here are the top five things moms have […]

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Keeping Balance with Your Smart Phone as a Mom

Friday, August 24, 2018 By Jessica Tomes
Keeping Balance with Your Smart Phone as a Mom | Baby Chick

Smart phones, like most technology, are both a blessing and a curse. We’ve never had more access to information — literally at our fingertips — than we do today. But because of this, many of us struggle to keep and maintain proper balance between our work (or online) lives, and the real lives we’re living […]

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16 Products for Your Baby’s Diaper Bag

Thursday, August 23, 2018 By Nina Spears
16 Things You Need In your Baby's Diaper Bag | Baby Chick

I received these products as a trial in exchange for an honest review.  All images are taken by Creative Clicks Photography As a postpartum doula, I’ve helped a lot of moms put together their diaper bag. I let them know what they need and don’t need when they’re on the go with baby. You don’t […]

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The Ultimate Back to School Checklist for Moms

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
The Ultimate Back to School Checklist for Moms | Baby Chick

Few things in life are as bittersweet as back-to-school time for kiddos. On the one hand, you may have been your child’s personal snack butler all summer while listening to iterations of “I’m bored” over and over. On the other, perhaps the summer flew by and your sun-kissed cutie is starting school for the first […]

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