Motherlucker

    How to know if you’re a Motherlucker

    June 14, 2016
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    We don’t shy away from the shit stains on our shirts, we Instagram them.

    We think postpartum, breastfeeding struggles, and the inevitable redefinition of self that comes with new motherhood needs community and support, not hushed tones or quiet looks.

    We don’t care how you feed your baby; breast, bottle, or both. As long as they’re fed.

    We think raising kind, curious, generous, resilient kids is something that takes work, like, a lot of it… and we want a sisterhood to do it with.

    We think there’s more than one way to parent, and we want to know all our options before we choose what’s right for our kiddos and family.

    We’re ok with getting it wrong sometimes, as long as we try our best and get it right where it counts.

    We think your relationship needs as much effort as your parenting. Ok, maybe not as much.. but don’t forget about your partner, k?

    We don’t all glow when we’re pregnant, some of us just sweat and hurt, and eat.ml_plane

    We think it’s not only ok, but really important to still have your own interests and life.

    We support and encourage each other, judging is for the Olympics (and assholes).

    We think if someone gives you unsolicited parenting advice/judgment, you get to punch them in the face and walk away.

    We think that every momma has her journey, and they don’t all have to be the same. Or even similar.

    We think having a sense of humor about the ridiculous, gross shit our kids do is not only awesome but necessary.

     

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    Stay-At-Home Mom

    Weird AF

    One of the perks of being a stay-at-home mom is that I get to spend a lot of time watching my daughter. I get to see her habits, behaviors, and personality developing up close…

    February 21, 2018
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    Parenting

    Lies We Tell

    “Mommy, what does jail look like?” my sweet but sassy three-year-old daughter asked me from the back seat of the car the other day. I explained (based on nothing but clichés from bad movies)…

    February 19, 2018
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    Mom Stuff

    Getting Real…with Myself

    Hey Motherluckers, how I’ve missed you! Don’t get it twisted – I’ve been following along. I’ve been reading with you, laughing, feeling inspired and feeling a sense of belonging – exactly what the Motherlucker…

    February 15, 2018
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    #Momlife Advice

    Do As I Say, Not as I Do

    Ok. I’m all about trusting your Motherlucker gut. I absolutely believe the best way to mother is the way that feels best to you. That aside? If your gut says “I’m ok with my…

    February 12, 2018
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    Working Mom

    The Business of Being a Mom

    If you’ve ever heard some mothers talk about running their households like a business, I’m sure you’ve all slightly judged them a bit with some side eye. I would be one of those judgy-wudgy…

    February 8, 2018
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    Blended Family

    Stepmommy Judging

    For some people, hearing the word stepmom makes them cringe. I don’t know why this happens. Some people blame it on Disney, some people say it’s from “personal experience,” some insinuate it’s because of…

    January 18, 2018
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    Advice Parenting

    It’s OK to Make Mistakes

    When we first decided to start a family, I was sure my husband and I would make the most epic parents.  Overconfident?  Maybe just a little.  I did, after all, have my BA in…

    January 16, 2018