The Other Mothers Blog

6 Pregnancy Symptoms WebMD Won’t Tell You About

Decreased Tolerance of Bullshit Your sister is telling you yet another tale of “that asshole at work.” Your friends are fighting and vaguebooking instead of communicating. Your dog pees on the floor. This kind of stuff...

Newborn Bingo

From the makers of Pregnancy Bingo! We’re back by popular demand with Newborn Bingo. I think I’ve got blackout on this one.

That face.

When you’ve had a shitty day, and nothing’s gone your way, there’s that face. That baby face. Her wall-eyed open mouthed smile of supreme happiness is better than all the drugs in the world....

Pumpin’ Aint Easy

I’m a pumper. I breastfeed too, but usually I pump. It’s partly because I’m a bit of a control freak, partly because breastfeeding takes a lot of time and makes me very sleepy. Since...

It’s Negligible

Now that I’m a parent, there are a few things that should bother me, but somehow don’t. I think about things I would not have tolerated before creating life, that now just don’t seem like a huge...

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Reflection in the Quiet of the Morning

Now that my little one is sleeping through the night, there’s a blissful period of perfect quiet between the time I wake and the time she wakes. I love being a mother, but I...

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What if Dr. Seuss wrote about Pregnancy?

We all love the books of Dr. Seuss – but what if he were to write about the ever-entertaining aspects of pregnancy? Someone from the amorphous internet graced us with this hilarious rhyme.  ...

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“I’m a Daddy and I Know It”

Here’s a little something for the other daddies out there. I’ll admit it, this would have just been stupid to me before I had a kid. Even now the sappy adorable quality of it...