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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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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The Worst Advice I Was Given as a New Mom

Thursday, August 16, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
The Worst Advice I Was Given as a New Mom | Baby Chick

When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our first baby, we were ecstatic. However, pregnancy for first time moms can be overwhelming. I did all the research, read all the books and soaked up all the advice I could from other moms. I received a lot of great advice from those […]

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A Letter to My Son’s Security Blanket

Sunday, August 12, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
A Letter to My Son's Security Blanket | Baby Chick

Dear, Blankie– I want to just take this opportunity to set the record straight on some things regarding you. I was never going to be “that mom”, I would boast (pre-kids) that my kids wouldn’t have anything that they would be attached to. Also, I did not want to break any bad habits and I […]

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A Look Inside the Life of a Boy Mom

Thursday, August 9, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
A Look Inside the Life of a Boy Mom | Baby Chick

So you found out you are having an adorable bundle of blue. And whether you dreamed of having a little man your entire life, or you are still struggling to imagine yourself with a little boy in your arms — ready or not, here he comes! The time has come to prepare for his arrival. […]

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6 Perks of Having a Big Family

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
6 Perks of Having a Big Family | Baby Chick

I have four children. Four sons to be exact, and while I know that is a lot of children, the other day, it really hit home. I had just dropped off two of my boys at my mom’s house, which meant I had *just* two sons with me to go run errands. And as I […]

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