The 9 Friends You Need For Your Pregnancy “Village”

Trying to find a pregnancy village? Finding your people isn’t the easiest, but if you’re looking for a pregnancy support system, here are the 7 friends you need to get you through.

I mean, you’ve heard this saying before- “It takes a village to raise a child.” And while the saying’s not wrong, we think the saying is also missing a little something.

After all, it also takes a village to raise a mother. 

Pregnancy is exhausting. It can drain you physically, and it can leave you wondering if pregnancy can actually, literally make you crazy. We’d argue that pregnancy can be one of the hardest life transitions for a woman, but you’re going to hear more about what a “magical” time it is. (Which can leave you feeling insanely frustrated if it’s less than magical for you.)

So where can a pregnant mama turn? 

If you’re building a pregnancy village, either online at somewhere like The Bump or Meetup, or in person with people you know, there are some key characters you need to add to your crew. Here are our top suggestions for the 7 friends a woman needs to get her through her pregnancy (and beyond).

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The 11 Types of Toddler Tantrums (Don’t Worry, You’ll Hate Them All)

Wondering how many different types of toddler tantrums there are? We know you’re looking for the secret solution. Well, it doesn’t exist. EVERYTHING is likely to set your child off. Read on to find out which type of tantrum your child most susceptible to.

Before you had kids, you probably saw a small child have a tantrum. Perhaps you foolishly thought, “My kid will never behave like that!” Maybe you were one of the smart ones that thought, “Ugh, too bad the occasional tantrum is just something that comes with having kids!”

But our guess is that you didn’t realize that there are at least 11 different types of toddler tantrums. And that they happen on the daily.

The only mystery is wondering what is going to trigger today’s tantrum. Strike that. The first tantrum today. And then the next. Repeat until bedtime (which will DEFINITELY have a tantrum, so pencil that one in now.)

So to help you identify the tantrums as they happen, here are the eleven different types of toddler tantrums.

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The 9 Stages of Potty Training

So you’ve decided it’s time to start potty training. Congratulations! – and good luck. Because while the world may have tried to convince you that potty training may be an easy three day process, in our experience it hasn’t been so cut and dry. Well, definitely not dry. Wondering about the real stages of potty training? We’ve got all the real-talk take on the potty training progression in this hilarious post. What stage of potty training is YOUR child in?

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Tired as a Mother? 7 Reasons Why You’re Exhausted

Parents are tired. It’s a fact of this #momlife that we’re constantly functioning at some stage of tired. It is why “Tired as a Mother” is an expression, and the reason we need so much under-eye concealer.

But did you know that there are in fact seven different types of parent based exhaustion? From the regular old “needs more coffee” to the ULTIMATE exhaustion, there are lots of different ways to be as tired as a mother. 

So which type are you? Read on to see the seven different reasons moms are tired.

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The Most Relatable Momlife Tweets

Laugh your way through #momlife with these hysterical and relatable tweets! #momhumor #mommyhumor #parentinghumor #funnyparents #funnyparenting #parenttwitter #twitterroundup #funnytweets #besttweets #funniesttweets

Momlife is hard. It’s exhausting. And, let’s face it, it’s not glamorous. But the good news is that whatever wacky thing happened to you today, there’s a Mom that has been there. And she’s probably on Twitter complaining about it. So here to make you feel a little bit better about your situation are these super relatable #Momlife tweets. 

Laugh your way through #momlife with these hysterical and relatable tweets! #momhumor #mommyhumor #parentinghumor #funnyparents #funnyparenting #parenttwitter #twitterroundup #funnytweets #besttweets #funniesttweets

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