Posts by BNUSA

Empowering new project urges moms to get in the picture

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories I just returned from vacation. Looking through my photos, I couldn’t help but notice it looks like I wasn’t even there. Because all the pictures are of my kids, and my hubby. I’m pretty sure many moms can relate to being absent from family photos. It’s a phenomenon motherhood… Read more »

Men won’t ask for directions, but they will take parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

Men might not ask for directions, but they will ask for parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

The crappiest part of having a non-verbal child

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories I hate it when people are shocked to learn that Daniel is 6 years old. I hate it that I have to speak for him when strangers ask him questions like “Oh, what’s your name?” I hate it that he can’t whisper what he wants into Santa’s ear… Read more »

5 things to be grateful for when you have the flu

February 22nd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Tara Shafer posted in Mom Stories I am emerging from the throes of the mom flu. I was fine. And then all of a sudden — boom — down I went. As I lay shivering in bed under three or four comforters and remained both incredibly cold and unbearably hot, I had some time… Read more »

Child-proofing? There’s a room you might have forgotten

February 22nd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Joanna Venditti posted in Mom Stories When my husband and I were preparing to become parents 8 years ago, we were organized and ready. Or at least we thought we were. We read the books, studied the articles, went to the classes, and soaked up every piece of advice that was given, even unsolicited…. Read more »

7 things Jay Z and George need to know about twin pregnancy

February 22nd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Joanna Venditti posted in Mom Stories Dear Jay Z and George, congratulations on your twin announcements. Holy crap, right? This is an exciting time, but it’s also pretty scary. I’m sure you’re glancing over at your wives multiple times a day with awe. You probably feel a bit helpless too. As a mom of… Read more »

Puppy parental leave is a real thing and I can’t even

February 21st, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Michelle Stein posted in Mom Stories A brewery that recently opened its doors in Columbus, Ohio, has become the first company in the U.S. to offer paid parental leave — for dog parents, that is. BrewDog, which is based in Scotland, announced its new policy last week. “Yes, having dogs in our offices makes everyone else… Read more »

11 tips for new dads from guys who have been there

February 21st, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories We hear a lot of great, practical advice and tips for expectant moms – but what about all those dads-to-be out there? While the shelves are full of baby books geared towards women, the guys often seem to be an afterthought, left to figure things out as they… Read more »

Why do the worst moments become the best memories?

February 21st, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Maggie Downs posted in Mom Stories Last summer my family had an incident that could have ruined our brief vacation in Maui. Since we only had a few days on the island, I had every minute planned, determined to suck every moment out of the experience. On our first morning, I set the alarm for… Read more »