In 2017, moms are so much different than the generations before them. For one, they have less time, and they want to be unique, rather than stand in the crowd. That means you'll be hearing and seeing a lot more rare names for babies in 2017. One huge trend is unisex names that are gender [...]

1:26 Born to Be Breastfed Podcast host Marie Biancuzzo introduces Rachelle and her company Maternal Instincts as well as the types of services it offers  2:14 Rachelle explains the newborn care specialist, night nanny and postpartum doula (hint: ALL are certified in their field)  3:16 Postpartum doulas are full family care (think groceries, cooking, pets, laundry and more)  [...]

Have you read the stories online about the types of moms you’ll meet on your child’s first day of school? There’s the sporty mom, the organized mom, the all-business mom, the crunchy mom and all of us perfectly imperfect moms in between. We hate stereotypes. They’re rarely spot on and do much more to divide [...]

Becoming Parents As first time parents, my wife and I didn’t really know what to expect. We were used to a selfish, carefree lifestyle and we didn’t expect how quickly our life would be turned upside down. My wife and I both had good jobs and enjoyed working hard and playing harder and I never [...]

Did you know there is no precise manual for preparing a mama to go back to work? There’s no prescription for handling the sleepless nights, nursing, introducing a bottle and then obsessing about leaving this magnificent creation to be cared for by someone else, all the while trying to figure how to take care of [...]

Looking for a Hanukkah or Christmas gift this year and seeking unique gifts for new parents in your life? Perhaps your sister had a daughter (awwwweeeee!!!). Or, maybe your boss had twins!!! (duck and cover!). When a new baby comes into your closest circle, it's a time to celebrate. Given the holiday season, let's dive [...]

During the holiday season, it’s easy to get swept up in the madness of wanting to give your kids the best of everything!!! While toys and treats may be a momentary smile to their face, teaching them about charity and community will equip them with the tools for a happier future. Not only a happier [...]

From the moment we become parents, sometimes even earlier, we become focused on providing the best life possible for our children. We fight daily to keep them safe, keep them healthy, and keep them happy. Along the way, it’s easy for us to get lost in these priorities and to lose ourselves and lose track [...]

Oh man, what a night! It’s a 7 cup of coffee kind of day today, and this sweet ball of sunshine looking at me is all smiles while I am an extremely sleepy mom ...You would have never known she was up 37 million times last night between the hours of midnight and 3 am. [...]

Would you let the women with kind eyes but a total stranger on the plane hold your crying traveling newborn baby? I mean it is a plane. Where can she even go, right? Everyone is on edge with the stress of the cries and you have tried everything you know to do. I am that [...]

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