New Parent Emotions
There can be high highs and low lows with a brand new baby. Here, you'll find tips for getting through those amazing, difficult, and sometimes hilarious new parent moments.
While pregnant, you'll get lots of advice about how to function on no sleep and deal with babyhood's bummers. So once your little munchkin arrives you may be surprised by how many pleasures tag along for the ride. Consider all these benefits of being a new mommy and you'll be looking on the bright side, too!
My infant daughter was the absolute light of my life, so why was her wailing making me livid?
Because to moms, percentage ain't nothin' but a number.
Dad says he's "just not a baby person." Is that OK?
Five surefire sanity-savers to help you rejuvenate now that baby is here.
Feeling cooped up? We'll help you leave the house with your little one in tow.
New parents share their strategies for finding some much-needed "me time" after the baby arrives.
Hey, being a dad isn't all roses, either!
Joy, excitement, and unfathomable love? Those are the new-mom emotions you're prepared for. Identity crisis? Not so much. Here is some expert advice and it-worked-for-me wisdom for eight common new-mom stresses.
Being a parent is the hardest job you'll ever love. To make your first few months as goofproof and enjoyable as possible, follow our troubleshooting guide and avoid these 10 classic mistakes.
Repeat after us: If you're struggling with postpartum depression, you're not alone. While many women feel the 'baby blues' after delivery, it's estimated that up to 25 percent will have some form of more serious postpartum depression, according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. It's a scary time for most moms, and celeb moms are no different. From actresses to musicians and TV hosts, read these brave stories of celebrities who have spoken out about their postpartum depression.
If only more of us had a chance to see ourselves the way this new mom did in her return-to-work "performance review."
When you are relaxed, so is the rest of the family. Reclaim your calm with these moves for maxed-out moms or moms-to-be.
The "That's Inappropriate" mom has advice for modern moms that will save them tons of heartache--and money!
My little girl wasn't a cuddler, but I realized that bonding doesn't have to be a contact sport.
Don't say any of these phrases when talking to a new mom. When in doubt, say "Congratulations!"
Check out these adorable, aww-worthy reader-submitted photos of dads meeting their newborn babies for the very first time. So sweet!
Whether you think it's intriguing or gross, an increasing number of moms are getting in on this postpartum trend.
Words of hope and promise.
We totally feel your pain, Ella!
Trying to decipher how much to feed Baby, what's the best schedule for your little one (and you), and what's going on in that diaper? You're not alone. Check out our answers to seven common concerns that many new parents experience.
Beautiful quotes about being a mother and father.
Babyhood zooms by in a blur, which is sometimes a good thing (oh, the colic). Yet there are countless sweet times that you want to remember forever -- that require for you to be immersed in the here and now. Sooo much easier said than done, right? Here are some tips on capturing memories.
A psychologist explains why today's parents have less to worry about than they think.