Hottest Retro Maternity Dresses | MomCave

(This round-up of the hottest retro maternity dresses contains some affiliate links.) You know that having a bun in oven makes you super-hot, right? You may be feeling more blimp than MILF right now, but I promise you that your curves are only becoming curvier and sexier. But what to wear? Before becoming a mom (or B.M., as I like to call it), I was a huge fan of vintage and retro fashion. My husband is the bandleader of a […]

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Ridiculous Video! Facts About Pregnancy and Birth Past, Present, and Future

Our Ridiculous Version: “Facts about Pregnancy and Birth, Past, Present, and Future.” Leave it to us to make a video that involves a Lady Doctor, Nervous Preggo Lady, and Two Stressed-Out, Tired Veteran Mamas as the Ghost of Pregnancy Past and Future! We shot this ridiculous video as part of YouTube and Whohaha’s Women in Comedy Program. Hope you enjoy! Past –Do you know women used to be knocked-out for birth? My husband’s grandmother has NO MEMORY of the births […]

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To The Child I Never Wanted

Guest Post by Ashley from https://seriousmomshit.net/ To the child I never wanted,Thank you. Thank you for coming in my life.Thank you for restoring me.Thank you for giving me a second chance. It wasn’t YOU I never wanted.It was the thought of you. The pregnancy, the doctor appointments, the birth.The sleepless nights, the tired me I’d meet again, the starting over.Pumping, dumping, feeling sore, becoming more unorganized, more running, more chaos. You came at a time in my life when I […]

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Second Child Syndrome… My Unborn 2nd Child is Already Getting Shafted

I’m the eldest of three children. My sister, the middle child, has complained all her life about getting the short end of the stick. She even calls it, “Second Child Syndrome.” Now, pregnant with MY second child, I’m starting to see her point. Huge Annoucements With first babies, couples tend to get all creative when announcing their pregnancies. Some film cute YouTube videos,  write songs, have creative photoshoots, send elegant cards by mail, or surprise their friends and families. They post ultrasound photos […]

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Pregnancy Sex-What to Expect (In Bed) When You’re Expecting

Your pregnancy test comes back positive, and you’re ready to bring another human into the world. With the seed successfully planted and a lot of planning ahead of you, there’s no time or need to have pregnancy sex, right? Not necessarily. There are many benefits to having sex when you’re pregnant. Plus, nine months is a long time to go without making whoopie. With a pregnant belly, there will be awkward positions, embarrassing mishaps, and a slew of uncomfortable moments. […]

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A Tongue-in-Cheek History of Infertility

Infertility and its struggles are more common than we like to admit. Of every 10 American couples, 12-13 will have trouble becoming pregnant. The writers of the new book, You’re Doing it Wrong!, have prepared this (slightly silly) history of infertility for us. You’re Doing it Wrong! is a new book that investigates the storied history of expertise around mothering in the media, from the newspapers, magazines, doctors’ records and personal papers of the nineteenth century to today’s websites, Facebook groups, and Instagram […]

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Weird Pregnancy Tests Throughout History

Historically, we women have used some pretty bizarre methods to detect whether or not we have a bun in the oven. Long before the days of peeing on a stick, weird pregnancy tests used some of the same concepts. Some of my personal “pregnancy test” symptoms include being starving but too nauseous to eat, feeling even more tired than normal, and having breast tenderness. What are some of your symptoms that clue you in? I made a little video primer […]

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Am I DONE Having Babies??? How do you know if you are done having kids? | with VIDEO

It’s no secret that I can’t decide if I’m done having babies. My emotions about it are all over the map. My husband would have an entire mini-van full of kids if it were up to him. But, sensitive dude that he is, he says it’s up to me. After all, I’m the one that has to carry them, birth them, breastfeed them, and be the primary caregiver of them while breastfeeding. I’ve given it a ton of thought and […]

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11 Things That Will NOT Happen the Way You Planned During Pregnancy, Birth, and the Early Years

  ♦Your birth plan! Burn that sucker now. There’s a VERY strong possibility that your birth will go NOTHING like you planned, so just make peace with it. ♦That you will be able to breastfeed like a wet nurse. Sure, millions of women master the art of breasting feeding their young, but there is a portion of the population that breastfeeding doesn’t work for, that’s why there were wet nurses in the first place. ♦That you will WANT to have […]

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Laugh Your Whohaha Off with YouTube Women in Comedy

MomCave was conceived (conceived, get it??) as a YouTube channel of snarky comedies for moms. But we’ve grown into a community, a virtual MomCave, of mamas who use humor to get through the day. We are so excited to have been chosen for the YouTube Women in Comedy Program, in association with Women in and Film and one of our favorite female comedy sites, Elizabeth Banks’ Whohaha. We’ve been doing “MomCave LIVE” for a while, first on YouTube, and more […]

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