Postpartum incontinence might be common following pregnancy and childbirth, but it shouldn’t be the norm (or at least not for the long-term!). Before resigning yourself to a life of sneeze-induced leaks, take heart that strengthening and repairing your pelvic floor could be as easy as incorporating simple Kegel exercises into your daily routine. With a …

BLACK LIVES MATTER. We’re all saying it, but now let’s talk about ways we can do the real work of learning and unlearning. Our social media feeds have been flooded with incredible resources for educating ourselves, talking to our children, supporting Black-owned businesses and donating to the cause. (And we hope yours have been, too!) …

Today we’re happy to welcome Melissa Coleman, aka The Faux Martha, to the blog to share her tips for creating a cohesive nursery. Melissa is a whiz in the kitchen, a design genius and master of cozy minimalism. She recently welcomed a darling baby girl, Linden June, to her now family of four. Congratulations, Melissa—we’re …

Sincerest thanks to each mama who shared their PPD experience + advice for this post, and so much love to all of you who have gone through or are going through postpartum depression. Let’s keep the conversation going in the comments if you have any wisdom to add or stories to share. The more we …

The postpartum period is often a rollercoaster of highs and lows, no matter your relationship status. But add in a separation and the ride takes on even more twists and turns. In case you find yourself in a similar situation, Solly mama to four Alecia Kent generously shares her best advice for staying steady in …

We may be sheltering-in-place, but that doesn’t mean we can’t also celebrate-in-place. These quarantine-friendly ways to treat yourself on Mother’s Day require little to no advance planning, so you (or your partner 😉) can easily pull them off. I’m for sure doing 4, 6 (lol) and 9. What about you? 💆‍♀️🏽 You won’t regret any …

These 20 mamas gave birth during the worldwide pandemic—and have the most beautiful, inspiring stories to tell about it. 🕊️ (That anesthesiologist.😭) If you’re expecting in the coming months and wonder what your experience might be like, find reassurance in their tales and and encouragement in their wisdom. photo: @stephtextor517

Your newborn session might be cancelled due to Covid, but that doesn’t mean you have to go without memorable photos of your fresh and squishy baby. Whether you have a “fancy” camera or just a smartphone, you can capture sweet + special moments with your growing family on your own—and we’ve tapped our beautiful friend …