motherhood


10 Things Every Mama Wants at Target Right Now

Sunday, May 20, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
10 Things Every Mama Wants at Target Right Now | Baby Chick

Target: the very name conjures up ecstasy, excitement, and the scent of a long-forgotten popcorn stand at the front of the store, in favor of a Starbucks or Jamba Juice. No? Just me? Either way, it feels as though the store has become synonymous with “joyful, budget-wrecking escape” for many mamas, myself included. What’s new […]

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I’m Not a Lazy Mom, I am Freaking Exhausted and I Need Help

Friday, May 18, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
I'm Not a Lazy Mom, I am Freaking Exhausted and I Need Help | Baby Chick

I had family over to my house recently. It was an unexpected drop by visit, so I was in a social hostage situation if, we’re being precise. I’d made big plans for my day to do a boatload of nothing with my babe; a makeshift “girl’s day” because my husband was out fishing. I’m an […]

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Mom Hacks: Evening Habits to Help You Have Easier Mornings

Thursday, May 17, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Mom Hacks: Evening Habits to Help You Have Easier Mornings | Baby Chick

I was in a chaotic season of life that left me feeling totally exhausted, worn out and irritable by 5pm every day. I was anxiously watching the clock for bedtime and felt completely depleted by the time I crawled into bed. A good night’s sleep didn’t help me feel any better and I dreaded leaving […]

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5 Signs You Might Be A Crispy (And Not Quite a Crunchy) Mom

Thursday, May 10, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
5 Signs You Might Be A Crispy (And Not Quite a Crunchy) Mom | Baby Chick

Its common knowledge that everyone’s experience of motherhood will be varied: each and every pregnancy is as different as the children those pregnancies yield. But what about mothering styles? There’s the crunchy mom, the high maintenance mom, the helicopter mom, the tiger mom, the kids can raise themselves mom . . . Every time I […]

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If Stay-at-Home Mom Was a Profession, This is How Much it Would Pay

Monday, April 9, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Best First Foods for Baby | Baby Chick

If people think being a stay-at-home mom is a leisure gig – they’re dead wrong. In fact, it is highly irritating to me when I hear people say “oh, you stay home with your kids! So what do you guys do all day?” Excuse me – what do I DO ALL DAY?! I do everything […]

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Favorite Me Time Indulgences for Mom (That Don’t Have to Break the Bank)

Friday, April 6, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Favorite Me Time Indulgences for Mom (That Don't Have to Break the Bank) | Baby Chick

I get it, money can be tight and the need for some me time can be real. Being a stay-at-home mom of two toddler boys with a husband who works unpredictable hours can be stressful and there isn’t always a magical solution of available child care and all expenses paid trip away for the weekend […]

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How to Respond When You’re Feeling Completely Touched Out

Sunday, April 1, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
Why It's Important to Choose Safe Deodorant while Breastfeeding | Baby Chick

I’m not sure if the term touched out is actually a real condition (I’m pretty sure it isn’t); however, after having a very clingy toddler, wading through the depths of separation anxiety glued to my hip for an entire week this term took on a whole new meaning. When my toddler decided I was the chosen […]

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I Love Being a Girl Mom

Thursday, March 29, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
I Love Being a Girl Mom | Baby Chick

Much thought has been given to the topic of boy moms. Memes, t-shirts, and hashtags abound for moms to flaunt with pride the fact that they birthed boy children. As a kindergarten teacher I have some understanding about the chaos, crazy and unpredictability that is boys. However, I have also had girl students, and am […]

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If My Baby Could Talk . . .

Friday, March 23, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
If My Baby Could Talk . . . | Baby Chick

7 months old. That’s how old my daughter is—and while I sometimes find it fun to narrate things for her, I have a feeling she’d have a lot more to say (if we’re going based off of her side eye, because homegirl is GOOD at judging) if my baby could talk. It’s kind of fun […]

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A Letter to My Son

Thursday, March 15, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
A Letter to My Son | Baby Chick

My dear sweet boy, You are such a blessing to my life and I love watching you grow! You are just now beginning to show your amazing personality and I am so proud of the young man I see you becoming. You are more perfect than I could have ever dreamed when I found out […]

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