Stitch Fix, the personal shopper service that sends a box of clothes to you in the mail, based on your taste and spending preferences, can now support those women who need a little more, er, support. That is, plus sizes have been added to the program. Hooray!
I am always interested in how entrepreneurs who enter the “mom market” get their start, so I was pleased to be introduced to Agatha Achindu, who is the founder of Yummy Spoonfuls baby and toddler food. Today in Oakland, we hosted an epic playdate for our local blog readers, and had the opportunity to send them […]
Consider this list your to-do list, women. In order to take care of everyone else, you have to take care of yourself (if not first, at least be in your own top 5)! Please do this stuff. If not for yourself, do it for your family. I offer you 40 things inspired by Whitney’s desire […]
Ode to why I’m a better mom because of the bouncy seat: I’m fun, I have hands, I don’t stink, I cook, I have friends, and I eat food.
If YOU are yelling all the time or not exactly the mom you want to be, help yourself get better. A gift for myself that is a gift for them. Therapy…
If I had Kaylie F’s address, I’d send her a gigantic gold star because she is beating down the list of Rookie Moms Challenges like nobody’s business. I love seeing all her victories on Instagram; she tags them with #rookiemoms to let us know what she’s up to. Let’s review a few of her highlights: […]
Friend and fellow blogger, Jill Krause from BabyRabies, traveled to three cities to meet with these seven women to help tell their stories and put faces to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She says, “I could not be more proud of this video, or more humbled to have listened to these women tell their stories […]
As part of my 101 things in 1001 days, I’m taking on another challenge: Can I be happy for 100 days in a row? Yes, it is a list within the bigger list… good thing I love lists! Day 1 of the #100happydays project. Me & @alecflett on a lazy river #californiagreatamerica #100daysofhappy A photo […]
Rachel Tucker, a mom and family therapist in my community reached out to us with an offering of some best practices for managing the stress of new parenthood. She conducts home visits for new parents who are experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety. “It’s such a common experience during the first year of parenting and many […]
Both of us Rookie Moms have parents who were divorced before we were in preschool, and both of us want to have long epic marriages that last for 50 or 70 years (long after our diaper-wearing boys are out of the house). In that vein, here are some of our best tips for looking out […]
Thanks to Oakland, CA mom of three Chantal Laurie Below for this guest post about discovering what really matters in a nanny. As first-time parents, we hired a nanny with no understanding of what we needed. Sure, we wanted someone loving and CPR-certified; the ability to drive was a plus. But, we’d been parents for […]
This is me trying to take a little bit of control of my own destiny for Mother’s Day. Is that so wrong? My husband knows what I want on Mother’s Day to a T, and he does his very best for me: little people are extra friendly; we all eat brunch; he fields the dirty […]