Children

‘The baby suddenly gagged, then violently vomited what seemed to be a weeks’ worth of breast milk. I held her up, lifeless.’: Mom suffers from PTSD, anxiety after traumatic event with 5-week-old daughter

“I immediately told my oldest to dial 9-1-1. She was trembling. I realized she was unable to call; she dialed 1-9-9 in utter fear. My baby was unresponsive. Then, we saw her move. She had aspirated on breast milk. I drowned my baby. This is all my fault. I wasn’t ok.”

‘If you see a parent with a baby/toddler who isn’t wearing a coat, please don’t assume that parent is some monster who doesn’t care if their kids freeze.’: Mom’s winter PSA for people who are ‘judging, harassing’ parents in public

“I can’t count how many moms have told me their stories of being judged or harassed in public because their kids weren’t wearing coats for this exact reason. It’s something we all are struggling with, but no one seems to be addressing.”

‘Elf on the Shelf is a HARD NO for me — Here’s why.’

“Feeling exhausted after a long day of, I don’t know, being a parent? Is your only desire to drain a glass of chardonnay and sleep after working 8 hours and doing 4 loads of laundry? TOO BAD, MOM! WINKSY NEEDS A NEW, CLEVER HIDING SPOT!”

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