April Daniels Hussar

What If Stories Of Loss During Birth Were Shared & Honored?

**Content Advisory**: This article and the video below address sensitive topics such as infant loss. Reader/ viewer discretion is advised. Not every pregnancy ends with a joyful baby announcement on Facebook. In an age when social media often seems…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper's ‘Doula Diaries' Season 2 Shows The Beauty & Diversity Of Birth

Despite there being so much that is universal about the pregnancy experience, every birth story is different. Last year, Romper launched Doula Diaries, our video series showcasing the people who help others give birth. And now we’re back with Doula…
By April Daniels Hussar

Open Shelving Is The New Kitchen Fad & This Mom Has It Nailed

There’s something kind of perfect about featuring Emily Farris, the lifestyle writer, prop stylist, and cocktail maven behind The Boozy Bungalow for our inaugural edition of Contain Yourself, where we take a voyeuristic look into a fellow mom’s…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper's "All I Want" Holiday Issue Is About Giving — And Getting — What Matters Most

Like you, I have thousands and thousands of photos of my daughter, what feels like millions of little moments captured. An embarrassingly scant few are printed out and framed; the vast (vast) majority of them live only in my phone’s camera roll and…
By April Daniels Hussar

Who Decided Our Teenage Years Don’t Matter?

“It’s disturbing that these uncorroborated allegations from more than 35 years ago, during high school, would surface on the eve of a committee vote after Democrats sat on them since July.” —Statement from the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper's "Mom Jokes" Issue Is About The Things That Get You Through

Motherhood is a lot easier if you can get some of your basic needs met. I don’t mean an uninterrupted shower — you’re not getting one of those for a while — but Romper’s third digital issue, Mom Jokes, is all about the things that are at your…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper's "Trying" Issue Is About The Whole Journey To Motherhood, Not Just The Parts You See On Instagram

There’s so much information and advice available for what to do once you’ve got a baby — but the conversations about obtaining that baby are so often lacking, and much, much quieter. We live in a culture that (mistakenly) views the age of 35 as some…
By April Daniels Hussar

Meghan Markle’s Dad’s Response To The Royal Wedding Was Incredibly Sweet

There's been a lot of gossip and speculation about Meghan Markle's family in the weeks leading up to the Royal Wedding, but as anyone with even one relative knows, these things are complicated, and rarely what they seem on the surface. Though a very…
By April Daniels Hussar

This Small Detail At The Royal Wedding Is A Beautiful Ode To Princess Diana

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married on Saturday, which is a statement of fact but somehow it seems too simple for the rather epic, stunning event the world witnessed. But despite the public nature of the affair, there were so many sweet and…
By April Daniels Hussar

Here's What Prince Harry Whispered To Meghan Markle At The Altar

It's incredible how something so public can at the same time be so beautifully intimate. The Royal Wedding is a spectacle, but it's also a series of precious, personal moments, something that became immediately clear as the bride walked down the…
By April Daniels Hussar

Does Prince Harry Call Meghan Markle Rachel? Her Birth Name Is Beautiful

As Royal Wedding fever has spread across the land (hear ye, hear ye!), just about every detail of Meghan Markle's life has been scrutinized in public. (Sounds like super fun!) One such interesting detail is Markle's birth name, which isn't actually…
By April Daniels Hussar

'Somebody's Herrrrrrre!' Chrissy Teigen Welcomes Baby No. 2 With John Legend

"Somebody's herrrrrrre!" And that somebody is the little somebody we've all been waiting for! Chrissy Teigen and John Legend welcomed baby number two late Wednesday night, People confirmed after the model and super mama shared the news via Twitter.…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper’s First Issue, Body Builders, Is About Everything That Doesn’t Get Said

It’s rare in polite company (and clearly this is not polite company, so pull up a chair) to really talk about how pregnancy and birth change you physically. When we do talk about it, we tend to gloss over what a profound and messy and completely…
By April Daniels Hussar

Alicia Graf Mack Thought She Might Never Dance Again — Then She Became A Mom

To be a dancer is to live fully, often painfully, in one’s body — to intimately know every tendon, to feel every life change play out through your muscles and bones. A dancer’s body is her everything: her tool, her craft, her product, her…
By April Daniels Hussar

Princess Charlotte Has Changed Royal History Now That She’s Welcomed A Baby Brother

The Royal Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William welcomed their third baby, a son, into the world on Monday morning. This means that their daughter is not only now a middle child (a big and a little sister), but that…
By April Daniels Hussar

OMG Royal Baby Alert! Kate Middleton Is At The Hospital Getting Ready To Welcome Baby No. 3

It's officially royal baby watch time! The Palace confirmed that Kate Middleton is in labor with her third baby with husband Prince William, and was admitted to the hospital early Monday morning, U.K. time, People reported. Update: According to a…
By April Daniels Hussar

Where Will Khloe Kardashian Raise Her Daughter? Her Future With Tristan Thompson Is Unclear

Finally! The Kardashian Baby Boom (TM) has delivered our newest bundle of joy, and the youngest Kardashian sister is officially a mom. But if other recent news reports are any indication, there's trouble in paradise with this new baby's parents, and…
By April Daniels Hussar

People Think Kylie's Daughter's Name Sounds Like A Porn Star, & It's So Offensive

Kylie Jenner's baby girl made her way into the world a few days ago, and all the internet has been waiting for is one detail: a name! Of course, as soon as we got that name, so too did we get people sharing opinions, like the particularly egregious…
By April Daniels Hussar

One Major Clue About The Name Of Kylie Jenner’s Daughter May Be Right In Front Of Us

There's now one more baby to keep up with! After months of speculation on the part of the internet, and an impressively low profile on the part of Kylie Jenner, it's official: she's a mom. The 20-year-old gave birth on Feb. 1, and now everyone's…
By April Daniels Hussar

Romper's New Video Series 'Bearing The Motherload' Bridges The Gap On What Divides Moms

For every piece of advice about the issues that matter most to moms, from how we feed our babies to how we put them to sleep, there’s a conflicting piece of advice. One expert says to potty train at 2, your mom swears that you potty trained yourself…
By April Daniels Hussar