WHAT TO GET MOM FOR MOTHER'S DAY

Every year in April I start thinking about what creative gift I can give my Moms (Mother-in-law included) for Mother's Day. If you are like me, your Mom most likely says "I don't need anything and if I do need it, I'll buy it myself".  This is all well and good but it leaves open the question of what to do on Mother's Day to show my love and affection. Some years I've bought personalized…

GIRAFFES, GIRAFFES, and MORE GIRAFFES

It seems like we’ve all been watching April the Giraffe on a life video feed for months! For those of you who haven’t heard of her, April is a giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park in New York, and she’s become a viral sensation as we all wait for her to give birth via a live video stream. And, I’m not sure how April is feeling, but from my side of things, this has been taking FOREVER!https://www.y…

​BABY SHOWER MUST-HAVES:

BABY SHOWER MUST-HAVES:Recently one of the Mother Load team’s own had a baby shower for her little boy who’s due in a few weeks. Along with a darling theme – woodland animals, complete with a moss-lined table, succulent napkin rings, and more – the shower also had a hot chocolate bar, s’mores, and mimosas. What fun!We asked her what some of the best (and most unique) presents were that she recei…

Preparing for Parenthood

When I came across this article on Parent.co, I laughed, I cried, and I nodded...a LOT! This really sums up motherhood for me, particularly the part about how you never really can be "ready" and how the day your child is born is the most exhausting (and exciting) day of your life! And, "it will take you an extra 45 minutes to get out the door, no matter where you're going or how long you pl…

​CONGRATS, HODA!

One of our all-time favorite TV personalities, Hoda Kotb, recently came out with some amazing news! She’s a mom! Hoda adopted a baby girl, Haley Joy, and called into “The Today Show” to share her sweet news. “She is the love of my life!” Hoda said.We’re putting together a package of Mother Load bags for Hoda this week, and we can’t wait to share the “organized chaos” of mommyhood with this special…

BUMP CLUB & BEYOND: CONNECTING MOMS FROM COAST TO COAST

Our team at Mother Load was excited to learn about Bump Club & Beyond – a place “where moms and moms-to-be connect.) This club brings you the best resources, product suggestions and events across the country – from workout classes, to baby registry and breastfeeding classes, to webinars.And, Mother Load is thrilled to be a part of Bump Club & Beyond's premier parent perk program - BCB VIP!…