Health & self-care

12 unique push present ideas for new moms

Growing an entire human being in your belly for nine months is a lot of work. Moms-to-be deal with all sorts of unpleasant pregnancy symptoms, countless doctor appointments and many uncomfortable sleepless nights — and that doesn’t even get into what happens during labor and delivery. While you feel that... more

17 ideas for the perfect new mom care package

Ask any new mom, and she’ll tell you: Nine times out of 10, well-meaning visitors come bearing gifts for the baby. Adorable onesies and diaper cakes are always appreciated by parents (and useful!), but after nine months of pregnancy, delivery and many a sleepless night, it has to be said... more

24 quotes from inspiring and empowering women

It’s still a sad truth in life that being born a woman presents some unique challenges. We’ve had to fight tooth and nail for every right, and we still haven’t achieved full equality. But from earning the right to vote to showing powerful men that time’s up, we’ve proven again... more

The 10 best postpartum belly wraps for new moms

Getting used to how different your belly looks after pregnancy is tough enough. Add to that the fact that some new moms also find that doing everyday tasks can put painful strain on their bodies. Because the muscles in your core have stretched to accommodate your growing baby during pregnancy, they... more

What every caregiver needs to know about signing up for health insurance

Even though we have a few more weeks of 2020 left, it’s time to start preparing for 2021. One of the most important items to take care of is your health insurance. As you may know, the Affordable Care Act mandates that you have a health insurance policy. While there is... more

How to help kids grieve loss and find joy in an unusual holiday season

This year has been defined by a pervasive sense of loss due to COVID. Events and vacations were cancelled. Schools and businesses shuttered. We’ve been separated from our loved ones, and in some cases, had to say goodbye to them. Now we have to figure out how to celebrate the... more

COVID resource guide for parents and caregivers

Understanding coronavirus 101 What families and caregivers need to know about coronavirus Social distancing and quarantining: What you need to know Being a professional caregiver during the pandemic 6 questions nannies and sitters should ask before caring for kids during COVID-19 6 smart things to do right now for your job... more

10 parenting podcasts to help you laugh, learn and feel seen

In a life absolutely overflowing with responsibilities, listening to a podcast can feel like an escape — a few moments of enlightenment through passive listening. Podcast time is even better if you can fit it in during a walk outdoors or a bubble bath for the ultimate self-care indulgence (as indulgences... more