Pregnancy

My personal ‘Jennifer Aniston’ pregnancy experience

Jennifer Aniston's recent comments about the public's intrusion into women's private lives made me recall my own brush with a thoughtless commenter.

8 baby gender reveal ideas that will make everyone’s day (VIDEOS)

These baby gender reveals from bloggers, vloggers and DIYers are the cutest thing you've ever seen (until your baby arrives, that is)!

Natural family planning: why it’s the obvious ‘feminist’ choice

Molly Daley, founder of the site Body Language, is a 27-year-old activist who sees women’s health—both in body and soul—as…

Forging the path for better family leave

Despite America's infamously skimpy parental leave policies, many organizations are realizing the value of paid maternity and paternity leave. You'll be surprised by which companies offer great plans.

For Mother’s Day: 5 parenting books to inspire and encourage

Great reads that celebrate motherhood, and give us some much needed insight into raising our sons and daughters.

Riding the stay at home mom rollercoaster

Being a stay at home mom can be the most rewarding, uplifting and satisfying experience. It can also test and challenge you beyond your wildest expectations.

7 women whose careers took off after kids

A new study suggests that working moms could delay starting families for higher pay, but take its findings with a grain of salt ... these women prove there's more than one way to be successful.

Giving up my dream of a Pinterest-worthy nursery

There are worse things than having to put your baby to sleep in a cardboard box.

10 strong & feminine baby girl names from the Bible

A baby name expert shares some surprising and lesser-known biblical names to consider for your little angel.

It doesn’t matter if my baby is healthy

While other expectant parents seem obsessed with giving birth to perfectly healthy babies, one chronically ill mom-to-be reflects on different priorities for her own child.

Author Rachel Bertsche tries on favorite celebrities’ habits

Her entertaining book about admiring and imitating celebrities led to a discovery about the greatness in her own life.

The beauty of home birth

Maintaining the dignity of the mother's unique work should be a considerable factor when it comes to birth.

13 baby names to honor Mary

You want to choose a name for your new baby that reflects what is most important to you—your faith. Don't worry about your little one getting lost in a crowd of Marys. These names inspired by the Virgin offer some extra personality and creativity.

Body, positive

I’ll never forget the moment I realized I was fat. It was a few years ago, about three months after the birth of my first child.