Kate Brierley

Kate makes her living in the content corner of the marketing world. Her freelance writing runs the gamut from home electrical systems to "Why 30 Doesn't Suck." She believes in handwritten notes, rescue pets, nostalgia, family beach days, and sour candy. Kate is a resident boy mom of two sons under three years old.
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I Wasn’t Sure I Could Be The Caring, Fearless Mom My Kids Deserve

Do you remember those girls who seemed to be natural-born moms? They oozed maternal instinct from a young age, feeding, bathing, and cradling their rosy-cheeked baby dolls, and disciplining younger siblings in their most authoritative voices. Grown-u…
By Kate Brierley
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11 Genius Products That New Moms Need In Their Lives

We’ve all had them. Those self-conscious mom moments where we wonder if we’re doing this whole “raising a tiny human” thing justice. They start during pregnancy when we're trying our best to prepare for motherhood, they creep in when our little ones …
By Kate Brierley
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11 Travel Products That Are Guaranteed To Be The Hero Of Your Family Vacation

As a mom of two boys under the age of four, I can confidently say that any product or life hack that makes motherhood a little easier is welcomed with open arms. Life as the parent to two toddlers can feel like a constant whirlwind of potty training,…
By Kate Brierley
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Honestly, Motherhood Is Surprising No Matter How Much You Prepare

Remembering where you placed your keys is easy to forget. Grabbing the coffee that you'd set on the roof of your car before driving off is easy to forget. The moment you find out that you're pregnant is, well, nearly impossible to forget. For me, tha…
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8 Genius Hacks That Make Cooking For Your Family Less Of A Time Suck

There seem to be two thoughts that a lot of us moms have in common every day around dinnertime, and the first is, "Why on earth isn't my personal chef here yet?" OK, not really, but I'm only half-joking about this. While it would be incredibly luxuri…
By Kate Brierley
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6 Cute Ways To Nail Your Cheesy First Day Of…

Back-to-school season brings about drastically different emotions in parents and kids. Our kids are excited about all of their new back-to-school gear, while we're stressing about staying on a budget. And while they're nervous about nailing their fir…
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8 Plant-Based Recipes The Whole Family Is Sure To…

Imagine a world where suddenly fruits and vegetables were vanishing off the plates of even the most finicky eaters in your family. And no, I'm not talking about sneaking spoonfuls of spinach and carrots to Fido when you turn your back. We're talking …
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5 Tips For Traveling With Your Toddler

When you’re traveling with your toddler, it’s best to pack your sense of humor before anything else. Whether you are trekking by plane, train, or automobile, it’s important to set your family up for success. Heck, my toddlers get cranky when they’re …
By Kate Brierley
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5 Amazing Pieces Of Advice From Total Boss Moms

Millennials are bosses when it comes to motherhood, and that’s because we learned from the best: our own total boss moms! Mothers have been quietly slaying this parenting thing for generations — all the while dropping their best parenting advice for …
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10 Moms Describe The One Thing About Parenting…

When it comes to not knowing what to expect as a first-time parent, I was the self-proclaimed Queen of Clueless. So when I became pregnant, I did a lot of reading and realized why everyone says being a mom is hard. And now that I have my son, I can s…
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20 Best Sensitive Skin Baby Products You Need To…

Babies have the softest skin around, but it’s also easily irritated. Because of this, you have to arm yourself with knowledge about the best sensitive skin baby products on the market. I remember my mom’s battle with my brutal eczema as a toddler. He…
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22 Weird, But Genius, Baby Products Trending On…

From the wacky to the wonderful, I’m a mom who celebrates weirdness in all its forms. That includes genius baby products trending on Amazon that might seem super weird upon first glance but are actually total parenting game changers. When I was a bab…
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Kids And Their Parents Told Us Their Biggest Dreams, And The Answers Are Adorable

Have you ever asked your kids what their biggest dreams are? If not, I highly recommend trying it as soon as possible, because not only are their answers hilarious, but they also serve as a great reminder of how drastically our priorities can change …
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12 Products That Make Pregnancy Less Uncomfortable

Ah, pregnancy. Beautiful as it is, it can be less than glamorous to experience — so products that make pregnancy less uncomfortable are welcomed with open (albeit swollen, sometimes numb) arms. As your head hangs over the porcelain throne and your ho…
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Moms Reveal The Worst Knot Or Tangle They’ve Ever Seen

When it comes to seriously knotted hair, I've been around the block a few times. My fine blonde mane has been home to plenty of bad knots and tangles that have involved tears, scissors, and sadness. When I was a teenager and being fashion forward wa…
By Kate Brierley

15 Breastfeeding Products That Make Everything…

“Breastfeed,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. I don’t know about fun (profound, life-affirming, sure), but breastfeeding is definitely possible when you add a few modern-day weapons in the form of helpful breastfeeding products into your arsena…
By Kate Brierley