Sarah Bradley

Sarah Bradley is a freelance writer from Connecticut. Her work has been featured at On Parenting from The Washington Post, RealSimple.com, Women's Health, Parents Magazine, and Mom.me, among others. She is mother to three wild and wonderful boys, and wife to one extremely patient husband. You can find her documenting her attempts at balancing the mother/writer life on Instagram @sarahbradleywriter.

I Stopped Telling My Kids to “Be Careful!” & I’ll Never Look Back

When you have three boys, certain things are just not worth saying. Don’t pick your nose. No running in the house. Flush the toilet when you’re done. Stop kicking your brother in the head. These kinds of instructions go against the basic biology of…
By Sarah Bradley

My Baby Needed Hypoallergenic Formula, & I Was Totally Unprepared

When my second son was born four years ago, nearly three months of sleeplessness, fussiness, and discomfort finally resulted in a diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy and gastroesophageal reflux. The reflux made breastfeeding almost impossible (he was…
By Sarah Bradley

My Secret to Potty Training Boys? Don’t Bother

Ask a bunch of moms about the most unexpectedly challenging part of raising a toddler, and probably half of them will groan, sigh, roll their eyes, and say “potty training.” Pose the same question to a bunch of boy moms, and that percentage goes way…
By Sarah Bradley

Moms: You Need to Have an Opinion on Circumcision, Too

First things first: I’m not going to tell you to circumcise your son or not. I have three boys, so I do possess a well-informed opinion about circumcision and I have put that opinion into practice each time a new baby boy was born into our family.…
By Sarah Bradley

I Used Nitrous During Labor, & It Was Totally Worth The Trip

In the span of five years, I gave birth to three 8-and-a-half pound baby boys. You could say I’m well-versed in the three stages of labor (early, active, and transition, otherwise known as “pain,” “more pain,” and “holy crap, I’m gonna die”). This…
By Sarah Bradley