Abi Berwager Schreier

Abi is a writer and editor living in Atlanta. She hopes her kid will enjoy beagles, cats, metal music, comic books, and The Golden Girls as much as she does. Dorothy Zbornak is her soul sister and patronus.
Recent Articles

If You Have Lightning Crotch At 16 Weeks, Here's What You Need To Know

During pregnancy, nothing is quite as shocking as being woken up from a dead sleep by a strike of lightning (or a lightsaber) stabbing you in your vagina and your rectum at the same time. It’s like what I’d imagine a taser feeling like — but all up i…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Here's Why Even Dads Should Soak Up Some Skin-To-Skin Time With Their Newborn

As I’m sure you’ve seen, there is an adorable photo of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson “skin-to-skin” with his brand new baby girl, causing exploding ovaries everywhere. Most women know the benefits of skin-to-skin right after childbirth and all the amazin…
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This Baby Mop Bodysuit Will Turn Your Crawling Baby Into A Dusting Machine

When I was a kid, Pippi Longstocking was my favorite movie. I especially loved the part where the kids cleaned the house by securing brushes to their feet and skating around the house — not gonna lie, I totally did that with dusters after watching th…
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Here's What Your Hospital May Provide When It Comes To Sitz Baths

During my childbirth preparation class, in addition to the actual birth part, my instructor told the class about all the things we will be provided with on our “labor day.” She mentioned mesh panties, frozen pads, a squeeze bottle (for peeing), diape…
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10 Amazon Prime Mother's Day Gifts That Can Be Ordered Just In Time

Hopefully you won't forget Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 13 this year, but if you do, thank God for Amazon Prime and it's free two-day (and sometimes even faster) shipping, am I right? Not only that, but Amazon Prime has a lot of thoughtful and sent…
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10 Mother's Day Gifts At Target, Because Your Favorite Store Has *Everything*

Mother's Day will be here before you know it — Sunday, May 13 to be exact. And as usual, Target has anything and everything you could ever want or need, including Mother's Day gifts. While I'm sure the special mom in your life would be happy with a T…
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10 Mother's Day Gifts For Grandma She'll Treasure Forever

Whether your mom wants to go by Memaw, Noni, Nana, traditional Grandma, or something completely off the wall, she hopes to be celebrated on Mother's Day this year, too. And it's double the fun for her, since she's someone's mom and also someone's gra…
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If Your Mom Loves Cats, These 14 Mother's Day Gifts Are Literally Perfect

Before becoming pregnant with our son, my husband and I curated a menagerie of fur babies. We currently have two fat cats and two dingy beagles living at what we lovingly refer to as the “funny farm." (You know, our house.) Before I got pregnant, we’…
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14 Mother's Day Gifts For Pregnant Moms That She'll Actually Love

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and I am so excited since this will be my very first Mother's Day. Even though our son won't be born until the end of May, my husband says he still wants to celebrate since I'm still a mom, even if he's on the …
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15 Fascinating Documentaries To Watch On Earth Day That Won't Make You Fall Asleep

Earth Day is coming up on April 22, and while it's a fantastic idea to do service projects around your community — like cleaning up parks — you could also brainstorm ideas of ways you can "go green" this year, and do fun projects with your kids to te…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

OMG, You Can Get A Disney Rocker *And* Walker For Just $33 At Walmart

For many moms, baby gear is essential for not only enriching her baby’s day and giving them something fun to do in addition to eating, sleeping, and pooping, but it allows moms to be able to set their baby down for one second. But baby gear can defin…
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Here's How To Get Your Toddler Started With Their First Bike

When I was growing up, before technology was everywhere and the internet was a thing (get off my lawn), learning how to ride a bike was a huge rite of passage. It was the only way to get around in my neighborhood, and once I perfected it, I would rid…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Turns Out, The First Ultrasounds Actually Weren't That Long Ago

For me, the coolest part about being pregnant (other than feeling the kicks in my belly) is being able to physically see my baby. I was hooked from the very first ultrasound where I could see a tiny flashing “light” that was my baby’s heartbeat, and …
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Um, Apparently Twins Can *Hide* In Ultrasounds — Here's How They're So Sneaky

When my mom and dad found out my mom was pregnant, they were both in shock, as it was unplanned. In fact, my mom was at her gynecologist's office with my dad to ask about updating her birth control. However, nothing prepared them for the shock of whe…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Here's The Best Time To Have Sex If You Want To Get Pregnant

Trying to conceive (TTC) isn’t always as simple as merely having sex when you feel like it. For some women, yes, it happens that quickly. For others, it may take a bit longer and they may be wondering what they can do to speed up the process or up th…
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Apparently Mayochup Is A Thing The World Needs, & People Aren't Sure About It

There are many schools of thought as to what the perfect condiments are on a hot dog, hamburger, or sandwich. Some people like them plain, while others like just mustard, some like just ketchup, and others like just mayonnaise. And some folks? They a…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

You Guys, This Is Not A Drill — There Is Now Sour Patch Kids Ice Cream

First they’re sour, then they’re sweet — and now they’re ice cream. Sour Patch Kids ice cream is here, and I’m not sure the world is ready for this. Delish reported that “Instagrammer Junk Food Mom” spotted this strange treat at Walmart. The Sour Pat…
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Here's What To Look For If You Think Your Toddler Needs Glasses

Both my husband and I wear glasses. And while some people think it’s irritatingly cute to see us together with matching specs, it kind of makes us worry about our son who is about to come into this world. I mainly need mine for reading and driving, b…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

Guys, You Can Now Have A 5-Pound Cinnamon Roll Shipped To Your House & I *Need* It

When I was a kid, there was nothing quite like waking up to the smell of ooey, gooey, deliciously sweet and cinnamon-y (that’s a word, right?) cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. My family was always a fan of the Pillsbury brand, and it was always a s…
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Here Are The "Rules" Hospitals Can Enforce When It Comes To Giving Your Baby Formula

As I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy, I was extremely glad to find out my particular hospital is “baby friendly” certified, which means they do everything they can to help you breastfeed your baby successfully, among other things. I’m planning to b…
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