Articles by Ashley Hill

Parenting News

When RSV Is Not 'Just A Cold'

My household is recovering from a cold that made its roundabouts last week. I caught it first, then our daughter did, and finally, Dad succumbed to the man cold. While we adults are good to go, our gi...


Making Mom Friends Is Impossibly Difficult

When you're pregnant, it feels like other people— especially other women— genuinely want to be your friend. They're eager to learn how you're feeling, what you're naming your baby, and if you're prepa...


I Miss Caring About My Appearance

We took our baby to the pool over Labor Day weekend, and were only there for about an hour. Before we left, I found myself trying to memorize every last thing about our 10-month-old in the pool: the w...


My Birth Plan Was A Complete Waste Of Time

Many moms to-be are eager to download all the pregnancy apps the minute they learn they're expecting. These apps are packed with helpful tips and checklists to prepare for baby's arrival. One of the b...