Don’t Let ADHD Get You Down

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 6% of children in the U.S. have some form of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This condition is one of the most common mental disorders affecting both children and adults. Symptoms of ADHD include: inattention (not being able to keep focus), hyperactivity (excessive …

Momma’s Gone Crazy

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz If you’re anything like me, then you’re overscheduled, overstressed and overworked. You’ve committed to every request that comes your way, volunteer when needed, check homework, make lunches, clean your house and be the best wife and mother that you can be…all while being a functioning employee at work. Just typing …

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 …