8 Tips for Parenting Your Teen

By WMM Contributor: Silvia Cortes Adolescence. A time in our life that feels as if it is going to last forever and ever.  Then, all of sudden we are 10, 20, 30 years since our teenage years and wonder how we survived until it’s time to parent a teenager.  I have the bigger bonus of …

Anxiety & Parenting

  By WMM Guest Contributor: Tierney Konitzer “She’s learning from you.”– a sentence a new mom might want to hear about her daughter. At 20 months old, my daughter Rose is polite, kind, caring and has totally normal 2-year-old tantrums. But this isn’t a sentence I want to hear. People in my support circle think …

The Childcare Search

By WMM Contributor: Melissa Feldmeyer The part of motherhood I was looking LEAST forward to was not the delivery or the sleepless nights, but the idea of having to find child care for my baby. The search, the guilty feelings about leaving my baby, and the cost (oh, the cost…..) I knew I would be …

This Mom’s Birth Story

By WMM Contributor: Silvia Cortes This is the story of a childbirth educator who has a baby.  At a very young age I learned the power of my voice.  I learned that when I talked, people listened.  I’m cringing at the fact that I sound completely narcissistic and self centered but I assure you that …

Oh the Places You’ll Pump!

By WMM Contributor: Melissa Feldmeyer Oh the places you’ll pump…. No this is not the undiscovered Dr. Seuss book, but we pumping moms could definitely fill a book with the locations and interesting conditions we’ve found ourselves pumping in. Some of the more interesting ones for me have been: the zoo, Lambeau field (honestly the …

Top Five Milwaukee Date Ideas

  By WMM Contributor: Cassy Stanford Being a busy working mom means that when you have the opportunity for a date day/night with your love you need to go into it with a plan. There should be no time wasted sitting around trying to figure out what to do with your precious time together. So …