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Today we are continuing our new series where I chat with some of the moms on Instagram our community wants to get to know better. Next up is an inspiring mama I’m lucky to call a friend and who I’ve known for years – Julia of Lemon Stripes! I love Julia’s honest and transparent take […]

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I remember the FEAR I had in my final weeks of pregnancy over this exact topic – I couldn’t imagine being tied to my nursing chair while trying to make sure all of Piper’s needs were met. Last week we took a reader submitted ‘Tip Tuesday’ question and I’m excited today to share the advice […]

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I’m so excited to kick off our new IntsaMOMS We Love series today with one of my favorites — Liz Adams! Liz is one of those moms that keeps things REAL on Instagram, she’s super relatable and I’m pretty sure everyone will agree with me in saying you feel like she’s your best friend next […]

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Some NightsBy: Abby Gibson One of the most common cravings parents with small children have is the need for more sleep. I am TOTALLY in that group of people. Every time I go to bed, I just lie awake thinking through my checklist for the next morning–that has constantly been tweaked to achieve minimal prep […]

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Mama: CarolanBaby: CullenSize: 7 lbs 6 oz, 21″Location: Georgia   I fully believe my exercise regime helped me prepare for the worst pain I’ve ever experienced and mentally achieve one of the hardest physical feats a human can naturally face (I’ve run three marathons and you gotta have some major grit to get through them).  […]

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In this series we share birth stories of all kinds from mothers around the globe — with the hope that they inspire, educate and inform expecting mothers. Interested in sharing your birth story? Email us at submissions@themamanotes.com . Read more birth stories here.   Mama’s Name: Natalie Franke Baby’s Name: Hugh Van Hayes IV Baby’s Size: 7lb 6 […]

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Nipple cream, burp clothes, yet another cute(ish) onesie….instead of the predictable think outside the box and gift the new mama in your life something for HERSELF after baby is born! Here are 16 new beauty products that every new mom will love. Little luxuries she wouldn’t treat herself to during this season of life :)  […]

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  Today I’m really excited to share an article with someone who I’ve loved following and getting to know on Instagram over the past year, California based OBGYN – Dr.Sterling! You hear a LOT of information about pregnancy and labor but I really found the conversation stopped there. Luckily more and more people are talking about […]

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First, let me preface this by saying – I’m sure many of you get up at 5am every day as part of your routine, because of work or because your kids get up early. Props to YOU! It’s hard and you are awesome for doing it. Prior to my ‘wake up early’ challenge I was […]

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In this series we share birth stories of all kinds from mothers around the globe — with the hope that they inspire, educate and inform expecting mothers. Interested in sharing your birth story? Email us at submissions@themamanotes.com . Read more birth stories here.   Mama Name: Cassie (@cassiedulworth) Baby’s Name: Freyja June Birth Date + Location: October […]

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Our Modern Moms Book Club pick for March is The Mommy Group: Freaking Out, Finding Friends, and Surviving The Happiest Time Of Our Lives.  I read this book in a matter of days – I just couldn’t put it down and although it’s nonfiction, it reads like a memoir or novel but still leaves you […]

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Bringing back our WORKING FROM HOME series and I’m so excited about it!!! You can read more interviews with mamas who work from home here!  Tell us about yourself and your work. Hi! I am Kristen. I am a working, SAHM – oxymoron, I know. I have two boys, ages 4 and almost 2. We […]

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