Breaking News: Free the Mother Has a Podcast!

Breaking News: Free the Mother Has a Podcast!

  Hey guys it's your internet mom friend, Kristin (aka owner/founder of Free the Mother). I am stoked to announce that the Free the Mother podcast is here!! If you know me, you know that I am an el...
20 Things I Learned In My 20's

20 Things I Learned In My 20's

I turned 30 this year so I can't help but reflect on my twenties. I mean, these were serious life-changing years. I went from starting my twenties living with roommates and going to college, to bei...
To the Mom Who Refuses Help: Stop It
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To the Mom Who Refuses Help: Stop It

For my entire life, I HATED asking for help. I used to think asking for help was a sign of weakness. I always told myself I never needed anyone for anything. I wanted people to think I knew how to ...

Who Takes Care of Mom?

The day my daughter was born, I let myself go. I know that sounds dramatic, but it's true. The second my doctor put my 8 pound baby on my chest, I unconsciously told myself I now come second. I wo...
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Our Journey With Special Needs

I feel as though my experience as a mother has been somewhat unique (at least I don’t meet many people in my circumstance). I had a fairly typical pregnancy. I had one pregnancy loss, but my doct...
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First Month of Motherhood: My Experience

Today is a special day. As I sit holding my newborn in my arms I reflect on this motherhood journey and the ups and downs of my first month postpartum. I am a first time momma and I can’t believe ...

Fourth Trimester

Honestly, motherhood is hard as hell. It’s ram your head through a wall hard. It’s cry your eyes out at two in the morning hard. It’s wanting to scream at the top of your lungs 23 hours of the day ...

A Mirror of My Selfishness

Before having kids, I wasn’t what you’d typically call a “party girl”, in the sense that you wouldn’t always find me out on a Friday or Saturday night. I’m quite the opposite really, a homebody by ...

How Babies Can Affect Your Marriage [Part 1]

Photography by Lindsey Tuscany I am not a marriage expert. I am not a baby expert. However, I am a wife and first time mom.  I have been a wife for almost three years, and together we have an 11...