Emily Westbrooks

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

Emily Westbrooks

Pregnancy

Here's Why You Should Stay Away From Sushi When You're Pregnant, According To Experts

Better safe than sorry.

St. Patrick's Day

18 St. Patrick's Day Memes That Are Funny, Festive & Relatable

Everyone can partake in the celebration.

Valentine's Day

10 Sweet Valentine’s Day Poems For Moms Who Have A Thing For Words

Let a poem do the talking.

The Elf on the Shelf

What Is The Meaning Behind Elf On The Shelf?

The creator of the holiday tradition shares how the elves became and what it means to her.

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.

Holiday Gifting

12 Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Hard-To-Shop-For In-Laws

They’re guaranteed to love these.

Kids Fashion

These Children's Clothing Subscription Boxes Cater To Every Style & Price Point

They make shopping so easy.

Breastfeeding

Here's How You Can Breastfeed With Inverted Nipples

Yes, it’s still possible!

Life

Yes, Your Boobs Can Leak When You Orgasm Even If You're Not Pregnant Or Breastfeeding

It happens, and it’s nothing to worry about.

Pregnancy

What You Need To Know About Masturbation In The 1st Trimester

Experts are debunking the outdated myths.

Baby Names

20 Royal Baby Names That Will Never Go Out Of Style

From extra traditional names like Mary to glamorous ones like Leopold, this list has something for your own royal babe.

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

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

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