Emily Westbrooks

Freelance writer and blogger from Maine, previously in Dublin, now in Houston. Wife to an Irishman, mama to Maya.

Holiday

How To Introduce Elf On The Shelf To Your Kids For The First Time

Because this is a Christmas tradition that takes a minute to explain.

Thanksgiving

If You're Celebrating Friendsgiving This Year, These Quotes Perfectly Capture The Vibe

And don't forget to tell your BFF her English trifle with beef and peas was great.

Life

20 Celestial Baby Names That Blow All Others Out Of The Galaxy

Life

16 Easy Mother's Day Crafts Kids Can Make To Make Mom Swoon

Life

17 Mother's Day Gifts From Etsy That Are Guaranteed To Make Mom Smile

Life

14 Hilarious — & Relatable — St. Patrick's Day Memes

Life

The 8 Best Maternity Bras On Amazon, According to Real Women

Baby

Here's When You Should (& Should Not) Worry About Your Baby's Purple Feet

You don't have to go into full panic mode just yet

Baby

Here’s Why Your Baby Keeps Putting Their Hands In Their Mouth

"Once they discover that they have hands, they begin to explore them,"

Life

5 Baby Jet Lag Hacks That Work, According To Science

Life

3 Skills Your Baby Needs To Master Before They Can Start Enjoying Cheerios

Life

How To Treat Hand Foot Mouth Disease In Adults, Because It Can Hit You *Hard*

Life

8 Ways To Remove That Unsightly Cradle Cap From Your Baby's Head

Life

From Suspicious Rashes To Headaches, These Are The Early Signs Of Lyme Disease

Life

Here's When Toddlers Can Actually Jump — It's Later Than You Think

Life

What To Do When Your Slime Is Too Fluffy, & Your Kid's Not Having It

Life

10 Beautiful Baby Names With 6 Syllables That You Can't Help But Sing

Life

15 Amazon Prime Day Deals For Parents That Are Too Good To Miss

Life

7 Ways To Stop Your Kid From Sucking Their Thumb, Because It's Time

Life

If You're Having Trouble With Instagram Questions, Try This Simple Fix