Monthly Archives: June 2013

Just Wait…

Today we welcome first-time mom Kelly to the blog.  She brings the perspective of having been inundated with what she feels were inaccurate and unfair “warnings” about pregnancy and motherhood, usually via sarcasm or joking.  She and I talked long and hard about this post in its original form, as I had personally experienced the […]

Same, Same Mom But Different

Today we welcome Erica to the blog.  I am absolutely in awe after reading her post.  In my opinion, it’s so incredible that it speaks for itself.  So, without further ado, and with great thanks for sharing the story of her motherhood journey with us… ~Amber photo by threelilbirds My name is Erica and I am […]

Breast Wasn’t Best for Me

I am pleased to welcome ETMW community member Holly to the blog today.  As many of have been, she is a victim of judgment over feeding circumstances for her son.  She brings the unique perspective of being an American who gave birth and experienced the her child’s early months in another country.  Thanks to Holly […]

Miffed About Myths

We welcome Meagan Harris with End the Mommy Wars’ inaugural guest post.  When I asked moms on our Facebook which topics were most debated in their social circles, I was baffled at the diversity of the responses!  Meagan’s is the perfect first post because it addresses one of the more unusual of the mommy wars […]

Does Research on Parenting Outcomes Help or Hurt Moms?

A news article entitled “Working moms’ kids fare just as well as stay-at-home counterparts, study says” was recently released reinforcing what we’ve all been saying all along…good kids come from a healthy environment (and if some of us are proof, often from an unhealthy one, too), regardless of whether mom works outside the home or not. […]

Why “End the Mommy Wars”?

I believe that we need to find a balance in our society between defending moms’ choices and encouraging all choices to be respected.  Even as those who strive to stand up against judgment, by defending or aggressively attacking those who believe there is only one right way to parent and use outright meanness or scare […]