All of the pregnancy books I bought from the bookstore when I was pregnant for the first time droned on and on about swollen feet, linea nigra, and episiotomies, but none of them them talked about the huge body...
{Thank you to the Portland Plastic Surgery Group for sponsoring this post.} Between friends, homework, and hormones, high school girls have enough on their plates. But for many teenagers, they also must deal with something that may surprise you: overly...
{We love sharing stories of local, mom-owned businesses as well as products we think our readers will enjoy. That's why we are doubly excited to partner with Soothie Suckers for this sponsored post.} Years ago, local mom Marietta Harrison discovered...
"What kind of birth control are you looking at?" My midwife asked me at the four-week postpartum appointment. I'd been seeing her weekly since I'd been diagnosed with postpartum depression. Well, heck, I thought. With everything going on, sex was...
1:35 p.m. Wednesday That’s what the clock on my remote desktop screen said. I lowered my head to the desk and sighed. I still had two more hours of work left, but I’d reached the end of my energy supply...
I remember exactly where I was when my friend Kristen told me that she was pregnant with a surprise third baby.  I remember our excitement when she told us that after two boys, this third baby was a girl....
I've got a secret. I’ve been on the outside for almost exactly 7 years to the day. You know that scene in the movie Groundhog Day (I may be aging myself a bit here) where the clock flips to 6:00...
{This post is sponsored by Amwell; however, we would not promote or work with a business we did not believe to be reputable or relevant to our readers. All opinions are my own.} I think it has been six weeks…six...
{Sponsored Post: A complimentary class and reader giveaway were provided in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.} "Work smarter not harder; it's our mantra...we want every mom to make it their own, honor your truth - come...
On June 5, 2014 my family’s world was rocked by the news that I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. At just 37 years old and a mom to an almost three year old, this seemed completely unfathomable. In...

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If you're like me, your summer plans may still be in flux. These past few years have been a rollercoaster, and many of us...