Category: Babies

One of the funny things about life is just as you think you have it all figured out, the universe reminds you of how little you control. I was...

kirin_photo / Getty Images I had a baby sprinkle, and it was a great decision. It’s a baby shower for a second or third, or what the heck, even...

Scary Mommy and lostinbids/Getty Everyone knows that after you have a baby, you schedule a 6-week follow-up visit. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG), however, has recommended...

Scary Mommy and OJO Images/Getty I never really considered formula feeding my babies. It just never occurred to me. I bought into the idea that breastfeeding was best even...

A baby “sprinkle” is like a baby shower, but for moms who’ve already had their first baby. Second baby gifts are usually more practical than extravagant, and the gatherings...

In one dream, I was walking across a bridge in the middle of the night. It was windy and wet, and before I knew it, the bridge was starting...

I’m reading a story to Little Dude before bed. Tank is perched on the boppy for his nightly bedtime nursing session. As I read all about The Little Engine That...

Trigger warning: postpartum depression, suicidal ideation I still remember the days (and nights) when the cries never stopped. The screams, echoing through our house for hours on end. The...

Scary Mommy and Emma Kim/Getty Two expected and typical staples of becoming a mother, whether for the first time or tenth time, is delivering your baby naturally and breastfeeding....

Mamas, listen up: You brought a baby into this world and do not need to feel obligated to do anything other than bond with that baby. Don’t feel compelled...