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Even though you’ve probably spent your entire pregnancy planning for your baby, focus on YOU during the third trimester. You’ll thank me later! Up until now, your pregnancy journey has largely revolved around preparations for your baby. Chances are, you’ve been gradually gathering all the essential baby gear, ranging from basics like diapers, wipes, and […]

Everything You Need to Thrive in the Third Trimester

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Alright ladies, I don’t know about you, but my group chats have been swarming with conversation over spicy erotic books these days. Everything from hot office romances, to fairy sex, this genre seems to be quite popular amongst mom circles. So what better way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day than picking up […]

19 Romantic Reads to Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day

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February 14th is just around the corner! If you’re looking for Valentine’s gifts for the moms in your life. You’ve come to the right place. Valentine’s Day isn’t just reserved for romantic love – it’s a day to express appreciation for all the special people in our lives, especially moms. From those selfless moms gracefully […]

40 Valentine’s Gifts For The Mom Trying to Do It All 

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Expert reviewed by Dr. Madeleine Katz, PsyD. You’ve just had a baby. You’re tired, you’re overwhelmed, and amidst all the joy and cuddles, there’s a feeling you didn’t expect – resentment towards your partner. Sometimes, after your new baby arrives, instead of that romantic glow you see in movies or your friends’ Instagram, you might […]

Advice for Overcoming Resentment of Your Partner After Baby

Caden demonstrating how easy it is to get a toddler to take medicine

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Sick season is upon us, which means you’ll likely be battling your toddler to take medication sometime soon. There is nothing worse than your child having a fever, but refusing medication to help ease the temperature. They are upset, you are upset, it’s all around a frustrating experience. I want to help you understand how […]

How to Get Toddlers to Take Medicine Easily

Toddler travel essentials

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Traveling with my kids is one of my life’s greatest treasures. I love seeing the joy on Caden’s and Willow’s faces as they experience something new on one of our family trips, whether that be their first international flight or their first time trying a new food. However, when you travel with young kids, there […]

20+ Toddler Travel Essentials

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Today, I’m thrilled to share some personal news with you. After much introspection, I am taking on a new professional journey. I’m transitioning from my role as a VP of Marketing in the world of Silicon Valley tech startups to become the full-time Founder and CEO of New Modern Mom, a passion project I spun […]

New Modern Mom: Where My Passion and Profession Collide

The Top of Mind Newsletter by New Modern Mom is your guide to a fulfilling life, packed with wisdom on motherhood, travel, career, style and self care. Get the latest resources, news and musings right to your inbox.

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This review is in partnership with Beekeeper’s Naturals. I only endorse products I believe in and personally use with my family. Starting preschool triggers a whirlwind of ‘firsts’—watching your little one learn new skills, make new friends, and grow more independent. However, it also brings the unfortunate reality of dealing with frequent bouts of illness. […]

Beekeeper's Natural Propolis Throat Spray Review

Even though you’ve probably spent your entire pregnancy planning for your baby, focus on YOU during the third trimester. You’ll thank me later! Up until now, your pregnancy journey has largely revolved around preparations for your baby. Chances are, you’ve been gradually gathering all the essential baby gear, ranging from basics like diapers, wipes, and […]

third trimester checklist

Expert reviewed by Autumn Dettmann, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Deciding when to transition your child to a toddler bed can be a bit of a puzzle for parents. It’s a major milestone that signals your little one is growing up and gaining more independence. But it can also be a challenge, frustrating, and confusing. With […]

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Having comfortable leggings during the postpartum stage is crucial for your comfort and happiness, especially as your body goes through various changes. Postpartum is a strange time when you might still look and feel pregnant but want to dress like your pre-baby self. Instead of worrying about squeezing into your old leggings, invest in comfortable […]

Expert reviewed by Autumn Dettman, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant. Transitioning your toddler to their big-kid bed is a milestone that can spark a mix of emotions. You’re excited they’re growing up, yet you dread the bedtime battles and late-night escapes you’ve heard other parents talk about. Wow, did we have issues getting Caden to stay […]

Expert reviewed by Megan Craig PT, DPT, a Doctor of Physical Therapy Navigating the aches, pains, and acceptance of your postpartum body can be tough and unexpected. As a two-time C-section mom, I found so much support in postpartum belly wraps for my recovery. I initially misunderstood their purpose, thinking they were intended to help […]

Best postpartum belly wrap

Expert reviewed by Dahlia Rimmon, MS, RDN. Introducing real food to your baby is an exciting journey filled with laughable messes, cute puree pictures, and precious firsts. One of these major firsts when starting solids is teaching your baby how to drink from a straw. To provide you with valuable and expert insights, we consulted […]

toddler drinking from a straw

Valentine’s Day calls for a perfect blend of romance and relaxation, and what could be better than snuggling up with your loved one for a movie marathon! From timeless classics to modern rom-coms, the silver screen is brimming with love stories that can make this Valentine’s Day even more special. Grab your popcorn, dim the […]

In my 20s I used to host a big Galentine’s Day party. It was my ‘big event’ of the season and something my friend group always looked forward to. It went a little something like this: throw on a cute ‘going out outfit,’ gather at my house for drinks, enjoy a massive cheese board and […]

Alright ladies, I don’t know about you, but my group chats have been swarming with conversation over spicy erotic books these days. Everything from hot office romances, to fairy sex, this genre seems to be quite popular amongst mom circles. So what better way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day than picking up […]

If you’re a breastfeeding mom, you’re likely familiar with occasional discomfort during nursing. From the initial pain in the early days of breastfeeding a newborn or the sensation of overly full breasts, you’re experiencing many new feelings in your boobs. One of the most painful experiences I had was when I noticed signs of a […]

The multiple-times-sold-out No Reception Club Getaway Diaper Bag is coming back in stock, so I’m excited to share my review of this incredible travel diaper bag that’s accompanied our family on over 25 flights. So let’s get to it… Okay real talk about traveling with toddlers. It can be pure chaos, and every little bit […]

No Reception Club The Getaway Bag

February 14th is just around the corner! If you’re looking for Valentine’s gifts for the moms in your life. You’ve come to the right place. Valentine’s Day isn’t just reserved for romantic love – it’s a day to express appreciation for all the special people in our lives, especially moms. From those selfless moms gracefully […]

Let’s talk about a game-changer for our little ones’ boo-boos: Magic Molecule. I stumbled upon this spray after seeing it on Instagram (I’m a true appreciator for good marketing and visual design), and it’s been a staple in my three-year-old Caden’s first aid kit ever since. Whether we’re at home, traveling, or just out and […]

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The Top of Mind Newsletter by New Modern Mom is your guide to a fulfilling life, packed with wisdom on motherhood, travel, career, style and self care. Get the latest resources, news and musings right to your inbox.