Parenting

When Opposites Attract, and Then Actually Stay Together

My childhood home sat at the top of a large hill. The paved driveway was…

It Doesn’t Take Dating To Find Happiness

All too often single women are portrayed as sad and lonely – singleness has become…

Having A C-Section Made Me Realize How The World Sees Women’s Bodies

It was hour 29 of an unmedicated labor. I was exhausted, but the nurses kept…

My Pregnancy Does Not Make Me Public Property

At 39 weeks pregnant, I am tired of my stomach being an invitation for every…

The Down and Dirty of Pregnancy Education

Pregnancy has been romanticized and villainized by pop culture for decades and, let’s face it,…

Why FMLA Doesn’t Cut It For Parents Or Businesses

“Wow, you’re lucky!” I heard those stupid words coming out of my mouth as an…

Dear Friends Not Making Babies – No We Don’t Have It All Together

Suddenly I find myself at the edge of parenthood and cannot fathom how I got…

Getting Pregnant Changed My Mind On Women’s Reproductive Rights

I was lying on the couch, completely nauseated, worrying about whether or not I could…

8 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About My Chemical Pregnancy

A blue plus sign. Could it be?! How could I possibly be so blessed? I…

An Undiagnosed Autoimmune Disease Caused My Miscarriage

I was overjoyed to get pregnant on my very first try in September 2012. I…

Having Babies After 30: What You Don’t Know

I recently wrote an article for Elite Daily on my fears of not being able…

Violation Of Women’s Rights During Labor And Delivery

Imagine—you’re vulnerably propped up on the delivery table, sweating bullets, feet up in the stirrups,…

new mom
An Open Letter to New Moms, From a New Mom

By Kyla Dear Brand New First Time Mom, Here are a few words of advice…

it ain't easy being a dad
It Ain’t Easy Being a Dad

It ain’t easy being a dad. Even more so in our family, where he’s outnumbered…