Parenting Injuries

Everyone knows that carrying and birthing a baby is physically challenging, that recovering from having a baby is physically challenging. But no one tells you that it doesn’t end there. Parenting hurts. Physically and emotionally. At my baby shower for my first child, a mom of grown children made a toast. She said, “From now on, your heart will be walking around outside of your body. ” I loved that sentiment. It’s one thing to worry, fret, and be heartbroken […]

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5 Things You Can Do to Take Care of Yourself – with a GIVEAWAY from Multiforce

(We only share things we LOVE with you. This post is sponsored by Multiforce but all opinions are our own.) Let’s face it! Motherhood is hard and taking care of ourselves while also taking care of our little ones – well, it just doesn’t happen. Like that juicer you got in January you promised yourself you’d use everyday – it’s still in the box. Your attempt to make a healthy dinner for the kids but you wind up eating the scraps, […]

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Mom Ailments | Has Motherhood Made You Sick?

Motherhood (while amazing, life changing and “one of the best things you’ll ever do”) is wrought with all kinds of Mom AILMENTS. The side effects of Motherhood may include: 1. Lack of sleep/ Exhaustion – I’d like to say this starts when the baby arrives, but honestly for many of us, it happens once the pregnancy hormones kick in and really doesn’t go away until the kids are off to college… just in time for the insomnia of menopause. So, […]

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Straight from the Doc | Doctor Advice Sex After Baby

There’s a doctor in the house! Welcome our new contributor, Dr. Jennifer Frank, in her first post for MomCave. Doctor advice sex after baby. I’ve been on both sides. Delivering babies and having my own delivered. Nothing can prepare you for the first time you meet the person you’ve gestated for nine long months. It is love at first sight – made possible in part by large amounts of oxytocin, the love hormone, surging through your veins. It’s nature’s equivalent of […]

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Why I Hate Pap Smears | Guest Post by Unfiltered Mom

This is a guest post by Kathy Chlan, aka Unfiltered Mom. Watch for her new segment for MomCave coming soon! And check her out on Blabbermom and MomCave LIVE. I don’t know about most women, but there is a time of year that I dread.  I get anxiety out the wazoo about it.  The dreaded yearly visit to the Gyno for a pap smear!   View image | gettyimages.com I would rather have my teeth pulled out.  It is not […]

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12 Things I Miss About My Pre-Baby Life | Guest post for Mamalode.com

12 Things I Miss About My Pre-Baby Life What do YOU miss about your pre-baby life? Before kids, it wouldn’t occur to me to go days without a shower, talk on the phone while on the toilet,or eat cereal for lunch. In a guest post for the online magazine Mamalode.com, I write about MY top 12 things I miss about my pre-baby life.  Read the full list here .

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11 Weeks Pregnant Vlog | Morning Sickness is not just for morning

We’ve been doing this MomCave thing over on YouTube for almost a year now, specializing in comedic videos for moms. We’ve got scripted shows (Slummy Mummy & Double Leche) and unscripted ones (MomCave LIVE & Blabbermom.) But one thing we haven’t done is “vlog.”  When I got the news that I was pregnant back in the fall, fellow YouTubers urged me to film some pregnancy vlogs. Apparently that’s a big thing on YouTube. Who knew? So here is my attempt […]

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Martha Byrne As the World Turns | Weight the Series

Don’t miss this week’s LIVE show with a very special guest! It’s soap star Martha Byrne As the World Turns. We’ll talk losing the baby weight and her new (funny as hell) project, Weight The Series. One lucky viewer will win a Miraclesuit, the magical bathing suit that make you look 10 pounds lighter in 10 seconds! Watch here:       Martha Byrne As the World Turns | Weight the Series | Miracle Suit giveaway If you enjoyed this […]

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