Motherly Stories are essays from real moms that reflect on the big moments in new motherhood—and draw out relatable insights that help other mamas to not feel so alone. Motherly Stories don't judge—they're cool like that. They just explain why co-sleeping works for your family, or how you survived life in the NICU, or simply encourage other mamas on their most frazzled days.
Expert columns share tips from (you guessed it!) credentialed experts on a topic. You draw from your experience as well as evidenced-backed research to give new mamas actionable tips and encouragement.
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Motherly Stories are first person, 500-1000 word stories, reflecting on the insights and issues you’ve experienced in motherhood—and the wisdom you’ve gained along the way. They also help other women realize they’re not alone. Motherly Stories don’t judge. (They’re cool like that.) Instead, they inspire other mamas with stories of meaning, hope and a realization that, “you’ve got this.”
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We collaborate with pediatricians, stylists, teachers, child development experts, nutritionists, career coaches, family therapists, interior designers (and more!) to bring research-backed, evidence-based ideas + inspiration to our audience. If you're an expert with a full stack of credentials and great ideas, our mamas are looking for you! Write for Motherly + reach our amazing community of mothers.
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