How to Stay Sane While Being Stuck at Home with a Newborn

With my right boob inside of my newborn’s mouth, I look at the clock and wonder, what has become of me? I’m a shell of the woman that I used to be. Pre-Baby Sujeiry (PBS) was a hot piece of ass with highlighted hair that framed her beat face, a tiny yet mighty rack, tight […]

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This is What I Really Need in a 2020 Makeup Tutorial

Quarantine has been great for one thing: cleaning and kicking the dust to the curb. I need to clean my car, I need to clean my apartment, and most importantly– I need to clean up my makeup routine. I am a busy, on the go kind of gal and I need one that just gets […]

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The Art of Maintaining Friendships While Adjusting to Mom Life

Remember back before you became a mother, when your brain functioned properly? It was so easy to have friends back then— you could meet people for lunch, carry on conversations about a variety of topics, and stay up past 9 p.m. It can be difficult to manage a social life when you suddenly feel like […]

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Five Mental Health-Caring Habits You Can Teach Your Kids

Taking care of your mental health is important in the best of times, but it feels doubly important when you’re a parent (which, incidentally, is NOT always the best of times). Not only do you need that valuable mental strength and clear-headedness to get through yet another day of cleaning up the same shit over […]

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Three Tips for Getting Through Your First Pregnancy

I’ve been pregnant just once — but it was a twofer. I welcomed boy-girl twins in the sweltering mid-summer of 2014. At birth, they weighed a combined total of 12 pounds, two ounces, but who’s counting. I’d call my pregnancy extreme — for the reason alone of my bump’s formidable size. (In fact, thanks to […]

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Tips for Saving Your Skin From the Summer Sun

Summer is here and the sun is out! Whether you live in sunny SoCal or rainy Seattle, chances are you’re giving a little more thought to daily sun protection and how you’re definitely not going to get a sunburn the first day of summer vacation—swear to Helios. It’s not that you don’t love the sun, […]

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How to Prepare for Going Back to Work

Working from home has been the new reality for the past few months. COVID-19 has completely changed the way we do life, including our jobs. But what do we do now that it’s time to go back into in-person work? Mentally prepare, obviously. Not only is it important to have new precautions, like masks and hand […]

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Three Breathing Exercises That Will Help You Find Your Calm

This year has been overwhelming to the majority of the population, whether it’s due to being overworked, unusual sleeping patterns, a high level of stress, or a combination of these. Whatever it may be, you’re probably seeking ways to destress and find calmness within all the chaos. And we can’t even indulge in our usual […]

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Vegan Pizza Recipes That Will Make Your Belly Sing Hallelujah

Pizza is the queen-supreme comfort food. With endless topping varieties, you could eat pizza every single meal and up your happiness levels by 54%. It’s science! With amazing substitutes for cheese and meat products, even traditionalist pizza connoisseurs will have to change to their stretchy pants after these tried-and-true favorites. Let’s take a look at […]

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Seven Resources for Talking to Kids About Race

Red fish, blue fish—let’s talk about color. It’s one of the first things kids name and recognize, and skin color is no exception. Kids aren’t colorblind. They see and notice a difference, so it’s important for parents and adults of all backgrounds to start the conversation about race as early as possible. Luckily, there are […]

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Five Reasons Breastfeeding Needs To Be Normalized

Your baby starts crying and isn’t tired or in need of a diaper change. You deduce that she is hungry, so you lift up your shirt, pull down the flap of your bra, and start breastfeeding.  Sounds simple enough, right? Well, it should be, but that is not always the case. For some reason, even […]

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These Four Sorbet Recipes Will Keep You Cool All Summer Long

It’s getting to be my favorite time of year — when the setting of the sun has absolutely no effect on how hot it is outside, and when my jorts acquire so much sand, sweat-salt, and general funk in a single day that they practically stand upright when I take them off. True, I haven’t […]

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