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Feel (a Lot) Happier as a Mom

Terri Greenlee had just recovered from a C-section when she made her first venture out for groceries with her 8-week-old daughter, Emelie. In the checkout line, a grinning stranger tapped her on the shoulder with a mouthful of advice: “Enjoy this special time. It goes by so fast.” Greenlee wasn’t looking for a side of parenting advice to go with her pasta sauce—but there it was.

10 Things All New Moms Should Know

Twelve years ago I had a one-month old daughter. Those days, with my first newborn, seem like both moments ago and an entirely different lifetime. The truth is I found those days long and very difficult. And yet, now, all these years later, I would give almost anything to have them back. Perspective is a funny thing, lighting everything as it does with nostalgia, and smoothing over some of the jagged parts at the same time.

3 Quick Fixes for a Bad Hair Day

So you skipped the sweltering blow-dryer and wound up with air-dried hair that’s just blah. These tricks from Mara Roszak, a hairstylist with L’Oréal Paris, save the day.

15 Brilliant Ways to Calm Your Baby

Your baby spent 40 weeks in a quiet, warm, dark womb, and suddenly emerges in a loud, bright, open world. (The guy with the camera! The lights! The booming voices!) Talk about a trippy transition. From her first day on Earth, your newborn is full-out using the senses that she developed in utero. The overwhelming onslaught of sights and sounds is more than enough to warrant some crying from your little blueberry.

It's a Girl! Pro Tips for Creating a Pretty Nursery

Rosie Pope enlisted the help of designer Vanessa Antonelli to create the perfect nursery for her 2-month-old daughter Bridget Monroe. Vanessa created a feminine, functional space in Pope's home. Here, their tips that help you do the same.