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8 Books That’ll Inspire Your Daughter to Become a Strong Woman

Brit + Co, Sept. 9, 2016

From teaching her the importance of loving her body to overcoming gender stereotypes, raising a daughter is hard, but incredibly rewarding (even if you don’t have an adorable mini-me like Reese Witherspoon). Whether you’re aiming to raise a tech #girlboss or just a beautifully confident young woman, these eight books will inspire and empower you to raise a strong daughter. Read more...

5 Tips for Traveling Safe and Happy While Pregnant

Brit + Co, August 24, 2016

When you’re pregnant, it’s hard not to feel like your body isn’t your own anymore. But, just because you’re growing a tiny human, it doesn’t mean the world stops turning. Maybe your boss is sending you on one more business trip or, if you’re lucky, you and your bae are jetting off on an exotic babymoon. If you find yourself packing your bags during those nine months, try these five tips for traveling while pregnant. Read more...

 

6 Mommy + Me Classes That You’ll Love

Brit + Co, July 26, 2016

You know all those mommy-and-me classes you used to make fun of? Well, be prepared to eat your words. These classes won’t only help you bond with your little babe, but they’ll save your sanity by motivating you to get out of the house and find your mommy sisterhood. Signing up for the wrong class can send you running for the hills and second guessing this whole socializing with other moms thing. You can take your toddler to Disneyland or friends can just host you and your new baby all the time, right? Right. Mommy and me classes can be entertaining — the key is finding the class that’s right for you. Here are five mommy and me classes that definitely aren’t lame. Read more...

Push Through Labor Like a Boss With This Playlist from Spotify

Brit + Co, July 21, 2016

Moms-to-be know — the busyness of parenting starts wayyyy before the baby is born. There’s staying fit during pregnancy, nailing maternity style and, of course, the babymoon. But now, you can cross making a birthing playlist off of your to-dos. After noticing that more than 90,000 Spotify users created their own “push playlist” to both relax and pump themselves up through labor, Spotify teamed up with renowned OB/GYN and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Jacques Moritz, to release a scientifically designed birthing playlist. Music loving moms-to-be, rejoice! Read more...

5 Tips for Finding Your Mommy Sisterhood

Brit + Co, July 12, 2016

Being a new mom is hard. With the lack of sleep, body issues and lactation problems, it’s hard for your old friends to understand everything you’re dealing with in your new role as a mom. One of the best ways to make that transition easier is by connecting with other ladies going through the same joy (and pain) at the same time. Read more...

 

5 Best Swaddles to Soothe Your Fussy Baby

Brit + Co, June 22, 2016

If you’ve had a baby for — I don’t know — more than 72 hours, you have more than likely experienced the “witching hour.” It’s the period between about 5pm and midnight where you will do just about ANYTHING to calm your crying baby and get them to sleep.

That’s where the magic of swaddling comes in. Swaddling makes it easier for newborns to transition from the womb, which not only helps your baby get more sleep but also may save your sanity. Scroll on for five swaddle blankets that will help soothe even the fussiest baby. Read more...

25 Subscription Boxes for Every Kid in Your Life

Brit + Co, June 2, 2016

Summer is almost here, and the heat is on for moms and dads to show off their parenting skills with activities that keep kids entertained, engaged and maybe even educated after schoolis out. Monthly subscription boxes are a great way to help your kids hone their favorite hobby or explore new passions. With so many options on the market to choose from, it’s hard to decide which one is best for your kiddo. There are boxes for everything from bubbling science experiments to top secret missions. Here’s our roundup of 25 creative subscription boxes to keep kids busy all summer. Read more...