Stories, advice, and tips that will help every new parent raise their toddler
Jenn Kish

What are you carrying?

"I realized that I can be just like my little boy. I’m always carrying around stuff I don’t need and sometimes it keeps me from doing things I need to do."...

Amy Weatherly

To my son: I called you baby first

"She’ll get you. She’ll understand you. She’ll make you want to be the absolute best version of yourself. Just remember I called you baby first."

Slow down, mama

"Now everything shows the wear and tear of hours of playtime, curious toddlers, daily dress ups and lots of love. Even Mommy."

Kara Lawler / Mothering the Divide

To the mom at the water park, thank you

I vowed to myself, there in that kitschy water park, that I won't ever deny myself a pool date because I don't want to wear my bathing suit.

Cat and Nat / TODAY

Mom Truths: Moms through the decades

The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat hilariously describe what motherhood looked like in the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s — and what it can feel like today....

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