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Mom-Shaming

Mom-shaming is the latest trend in many female-oriented circles today, and it usually originates from other women. In fact, thanks to social media, many women feel freer than ever to speak their minds about women they've never even met. Why is that? The anonymity of the Internet is a major factor. You
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6 Apps for the Active Mom

By Audrey Morris

Active moms everywhere know about the struggles of keeping a household organized—meetings, practices, appointments, projects, meals, and all the piles of paperwork. Fortunately, there are some great apps out there to help you out with to-dos, group projects, and even fitness and dinner! To-Do Apps
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7 Reasons Not to Get Your Tubes Tied

By JustMommies staff

Approximately 10 million women in the United States have had tubal ligation, commonly known as having their tubes tied-- as a permanent form of birth control since the 1960s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics. This makes it the second
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7 Signs You Might be a Tiger Mom

If you haven't heard the term "Tiger Mom," you may be surprised to learn that people consider you to be one. You don't think of yourself as overly strict, rather you set rules and expect your kids to follow them. You're not mean; you're firm and direct. You're not overbearing; you're protective. You
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8 Reasons Parents Should Put Down the Cell Phone

By JustMommies staff

According to parenting coach Toni Schutta, parents spend an average of 11 hours a day using electronic devices. All of these hours add up to time that is taken away from children. Although the parents may physically be with their children, they are not engaging and interacting with their kids. This cell
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The Realistic & Amazing Bodies of Mothers During Pregnancy & Postpartum

By Inhabitots

Every mother who has grown a baby and given birth knows what an absolute miracle it is that a woman's body is capable of such magnificent undertakings . But in a society obsessed with body image and being thin, unrealistic expectations of how the body should "bounce back" postpartum cause many women
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How to Get More 'Me-Time' and/or Time Together as a Couple

By Inhabitots

Is the notion of summer love a distant memory now that you have kids and you and your partner get no alone time? Is " date night" a term that makes you laugh out loud because it's such a foreign concept? Or maybe you just need a break yourself (even for 10 minutes!) from being an on-duty parent 24/7.
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GroupMe: A Simple, Safe Way to Communicate with Your Friends and Loved Ones (Sponsored)

By GroupMe

Keeping in touch with family, friends, coworkers, other class parents and all the groups in your family's life can get a little overwhelming. And sometimes you don't want the discussions and photos posted all over social media. GroupMe, which was started in 2010 and now has millions (and counting) of
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Becoming a Stepmom: A Few Tips

By Laura Carlson

When hearing the word "stepmother," does the image of a wicked stepmother from childhood fairy tales arise? It's time to turn that picture around, and switch "wicked" for "wonderful." Becoming a stepmom can mean you are able to help build a successful blended family. Here are some positive findings to
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Date Night for Busy Parents

Do you have younger kids? Remember what it was like to have a date night? If you're one of those parents who feels like you live and breathe by the schedule of your kids, you're not alone. Parents are often so busy scheduling the lives of their kids, they forget to take time out for themselves. That
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