This 51-Year-Old Mom Took Her Daughter's Infertility Journey Into Her Own Hands

After years of struggling with infertility, Breanna Lockwood turned to her family for support and not in the way you might expect. Her mother decided to step in and volunteered to be her daughter’s gestational surrogate. This altruistic act comes after 29-year-old Lockwood struggled through several rounds of in vitro fertilization, surgeries, and miscarriages with no success. According to Good […]

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Shawn Johnson Dances With Baby, Guesses Mom Shamers Will Think It's 'Very Wrong'

We love Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson for about a million reasons. Well, make that a million and one. On Friday, Dec. 20, Johnson danced and twirled with her newborn daughter, Drew (one month old) in an Instagram video. And having already been mom-shamed by trolls who insisted Drew had been under-dressed indoors, Johnson preemptively clapped back at any potential […]

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15 Mothers Reveal What Mom Burnout Really Looks Like

In the 1970s, psychologist Herbert Freudenberger coined the word “burnout” to mean “a state of mental and physical exhaustion caused by one’s professional life.” According to Freudenberger, burnout isn’t a mental illness; rather, it’s a stress state characterized by symptoms such as fatigue, irritability and insomnia. And recent research suggests that parents can succumb to burnout. In fact, low to moderate correlations […]

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