Allison Cooper

Allison Cooper

Bio

Allison Cooper is founder and writer for Project Motherhood, where she blogs about balancing her love for family, fashion, and living in the big city. She is the co-founder of INTRO NYC, connecting brands, bloggers, and helping bloggers stay educated in the ever-evolving digital space.You can find her writing, at NYFW, spending time with her boys, or sipping on strong coffee!  You can connect with Allison on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

Allison Cooper Articles

I remember the way that we always locked eyes whenever I fed him a bottle.

4 Ways I'm Keeping That Special Relationship With My Firstborn

We do our best as parents, but there is no plan or prediction that can determine how your relationship with your children will be, grow, and change throughout the course of our lives. That is one of the most unpredictable things in parenthood.

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You are also able to go long stretches without showering, and still smell clean.

5 Ways Having a Newborn Makes You Feel Superhuman

My fingers are currently grazing the keyboard as my arms reach around my four week old, who happens to be strapped to my chest in our BabyBjorn – which has been my saving grace these days. She’s sleeping soundly, but just moments ago she was wailing (I’m speculating that I have a colicky baby on my hands) and this is the only way that I can get my work done. No shower yet today (it’s 1 pm, gross), pretty much all I’ve eaten is a quick bowl of oatmeal (and of course coffee) and have been up for the day since 5am (plus countless feeding during the night). But I’m chugging forward. Yup, being a mom of a newborn makes me feel superhuman.

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Kids should be exposed to a variety of veggies as early as the womb.

Apparently, We've Been Trying To Get Kids To Eat Vegetables In The Wrong Way

I remember very vividly those first days of feeding my son solids.

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7. Find a self-care routine that works for you.

7 Ways For New Moms To Embrace The Chaos Of New Motherhood

Eventually, I accepted the need to just let things go (like keeping up with cleaning), and embrace all the chaos that new motherhood brings. So, here are some tips from people who know best, plus one that I think I learned the hard way.

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kids + holidays = not always a great combo.

5 Ways To Help Keep Kids Calm Over The Holidays

... there is no joy in the season when mom is locking herself in the bathroom to pull her hair out — don’t let that be you!

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Breastfeeding doesn't work all the time for everyone. That's okay.

News Flash: Pressuring Moms To Breastfeed Is Stressing Them The Eff Out

There is nothing in the world that quite compares to the joyous feeling of bringing a new baby home.

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It's not that hard, we promise.

5 Ways To Ease Yourself Out Of A Fashion Rut

There is no way around it, whenever you find yourself in a fashion rut, it’s pretty difficult to get out of. A fashion rut puts us in a place of comfort, where it’s very difficult to break free and expose ourselves to any newness that might be out there in the fashion world to explore — because we are too content with where we are.

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But sometimes when I’m going through all of these emotions, I’m hard on myself and use that “lazy mom” label.

I'm Not A Lazy Mom, I'm In Survival Mode

I can't just embrace the chaos. I wish I could follow the advice: “Stop stressing, Allison, you work full time, stop comparing yourself to mothers who don’t." But I can’t help but to play that comparing game and label myself as the inadequate mom.

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