The news of the breach at the U.S. Capitol is terrifying. So many people are feeling helpless, confused, scared and angry—and our very observant kids can feel it. But we have to remember that we can continue to be their safety—their guiding light—as we move through this. Remind yourself how immensely powerful you are; that you can do this. You don’t need to have all the answers. Just wrap your arms around them, love them hard and be incredibly gentle with yourself while you’re at it.
Pregnancy loss impacts so many mothers and we are grateful to Teigen for sharing her story so that others know they are not alone. As many as 1 to 5 of 100 pregnancies end with a second-trimester miscarriage, according to the March of Dimes. Know that you are not alone and you will get through this, mama.
During a pandemic, when the recommendations on how to keep ourselves and our families safe keep changing and the world as we know it is shifting under our feet, it's extra important to think about what you need after your baby comes into the world. Here are some resources for setting yourself up well for your postpartum period during the COVID-19 pandemic.
First comes the drooling (so much drool!), then the hand chewing, the toy chewing, chewing anything within arms reach. Then comes the crankiness until pop, a tiny tooth comes out, and then back to normal in a couple of days (phew!) Here's a roundup of your most googled teething questions and products that will help them—and you—get through this.