Simplifying the chaos of trying to do it all

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third trimester checklist

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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

It's Official Cake

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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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Dad Bod: Stay motivated to workout at-home with a baby with this list of top Peloton instructors This is the first in a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! Thinking of purchasing a Peloton?  If you are struggling to keep up with your at home fitness and thinking […]

Top Peloton Instructors Based on Your Mood

Virtually all our nation’s leaders talk about valuing children and families. America ought to be a place where the birth of a child is a glorious event, rather than the beginning of a family’s economic ruin. “25% of poverty spells begin with the birth of a child” – National Partnership for Women and Families. While […]

Dad Bod: I crowdsourced favorite Peloton classes from a few friends. Find one that’s right for you, and make some new friends for the ride. This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! To kick off this list of favorite Peloton classes, let’s first be […]

fan favorite peloton classes

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Fatherhood is not rocket science, but it’s also not the simplest thing in the world. This is a guest post by my husband, Jason. Edited by Josh Perlow. When Barbara and I started trying to have our first kid, it was a lot of fun and felt more like a dreamy haze. Was I ready […]

first time dad

Dad Bod: Stay motivated to hit your fitness goals with these Peloton instructor sayings and workout mantras This is part of a series of fitness guest posts we’re calling “Dad Bod” by my husband, Jason! It’s no secret, I’m a huge fan and might even say “love” Peloton. Peloton’s home fitness technology has changed the […]

Best Peloton Motivational Quotes

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.