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Family Life

How The Pandemic Has Changed Women’s Attitudes Toward Motherhood

How The Pandemic Has Changed Women’s Attitudes Toward Motherhood

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused everyone to adjust their lives, including mothers. For many mothers the pandemic has brought additional pressures, as well as emotional and mental challenges to overcome. […]

Contributors

Shutting Down The Negative Voice In Your Head

Shutting Down The Negative Voice In Your Head

By Katherine Wintsch “You’re a poor excuse for a strong woman.” Five years ago, I wrote those nine painfully hard-to-read words in my journal when prompted by my therapist to […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: This Commercial About The Reality Of Motherhood Was Banned During The Oscars

FEMINIST FRIDAY: This Commercial About The Reality Of Motherhood Was Banned During The Oscars

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That time of the week when we gather around to watch our fave videos on repeat, centered around a feminist theme. This week […]

Contributors

Taking Control Of Your Pregnancy: Embracing Motherhood As A Feminist

Taking Control Of Your Pregnancy: Embracing Motherhood As A Feminist

By Jori Hamilton For those who are to new pregnancy, it can be jarring to jump into the world of motherhood. The expectations that live within the chatrooms, books, and […]

Contributors

Motherhood Is Excellent Preparation For Launching A Startup

Motherhood Is Excellent Preparation For Launching A Startup

By Dr. Marika Lindholm Are you a mom who has dreamt about starting her own business? When I launched my startup, ESME.com, an online platform for single moms, the learning […]

Celebrities

Amy Schumer Wants You To Know She Is Literally Never Taking Off Her Postpartum Panties

Amy Schumer Wants You To Know She Is Literally Never Taking Off Her Postpartum Panties

By Liv McConnell for Fairygodboss There’s no shortage of new-mom realities that fail to make the cut into our health class curricula. Postpartum mesh panties are definitely one of them. […]

Family Life

4 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Saying To Women Who Don’t Want Kids

4 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Saying To Women Who Don’t Want Kids

By Heather Taylor for Fairygodboss You’re not alone if you don’t want children. New data from the Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has […]

Family Life

Elvie’s ‘A Mother And More’ Campaign Breaking Stereotypes & Changing The Conversation Around Motherhood

Elvie’s ‘A Mother And More’ Campaign Breaking Stereotypes & Changing The Conversation Around Motherhood

Released just in time for Mother’s Day 2019 but being promoted all month long during May, British technology company Elvie’s new ‘A Mother and More’ campaign was designed to challenge […]

Body Image

How I Found Acceptance With My Post-Baby Body

How I Found Acceptance With My Post-Baby Body

By Judy Fox As females, our physical appearance is often picked apart, not just by other people, but by ourselves too. As the saying goes, we are our own worst […]

Family Life

This Pic Of A Mom Breast Pumping During A Triathlon Will Remind You Women Can Do Anything

This Pic Of A Mom Breast Pumping During A Triathlon Will Remind You Women Can Do Anything

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Jaime Sloan was on pace to set her own personal record in the 70.3-mile Ironman 70.3 in Tempe, Arizona, on Oct. 21, which is why […]

Working Women

6 Signs A Prospective Employer Is Unfairly Judging You For Being A Working Mom

6 Signs A Prospective Employer Is Unfairly Judging You For Being A Working Mom

By Jennifer Jordan for Fairygodboss Is your commitment to work being unfairly judged simply because you are a mom? A recent survey by Aeroflow Breastpumps shows that as many as […]

Lifestyle

The #NoFilter Pregnancy Experiences We Wish More People Talked About

The #NoFilter Pregnancy Experiences We Wish More People Talked About

People tell you a lot when you’re pregnant, and judging by all the glossy Instgram and social media posts, you’d think pregnancy is a breeze. But these images don’t always […]

Celebrities

10 Times Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon Nailed The Working Mom Experience

10 Times Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon Nailed The Working Mom Experience

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss When it comes to celebrity moms, it’s hard to find a more accomplished example than Oscar-winning actress/producer/designer/author/lifestyle guru Reese Witherspoon. The star of “Big Little […]

Family Life

This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

By Kayla Heisler for Fairygodboss Is there a wrong or right way to bring another life into the world? People somehow still seem to think so. Women who give birth to their […]

Family Life

Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Motherhood isn’t cheap. It’s no surprise that raising children costs a pretty penny, but college-educated women, in particular, underestimate the demands of parenthood and the […]