Erin Stewart
Celebrate the good, the bad and the downright ridiculous moments of motherhood with the Just4Mom blog. From stretch marks to the latest news for moms, Erin Stewart discusses it all while her 3-year-old daughter crams Mr. Potato Head pieces in her nose.

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The old adage of "do your best" has been replaced with the new childhood mantra of "be THE best."
While I’m prepping my house and brain and closets for the school year, I also like to take time every year to prep my kids for the social component of school.
In the end, depression will be fought and conquered personally and privately. But that doesn’t mean anyone — mothers, fathers, sons or daughters — should wage the battle alone.
We, as parents, are the ones trying to make play dates fit with our lives. We want them to be orderly, planned and well-supervised. But the best play dates are messy, completely chaotic and have nothing to do w...
Men and women looking for love via reality TV are getting more desperate than ever. In a new FYI Network show called “Married at First Sight,” three men and three women will show up at the altar on ...
LDS Family Services is no longer handling adoptions. My husband and I have been on their profile/waiting list for almost eight months, so the news that we need to find another agency definitely puts a bump in o...
Summer is an amazing time with my kids, but it can also be a little daunting to fill all those days. So here are some summer rules we stick by in our house to keep the days full and everyone smiling until Septe...
There are those moments – the ones promised by parenting books – that peek through during the long and often patience-thinning days. They are the moments I have been on the lookout for lately.
When I have a weak moment of comparison, I can’t help but feel a little jealous of my friends who are still working. For a moment, I feel like they are somehow beating me. Then, I remember we are climbing...
Children need to see their mothers smile, laugh and lose themselves in the moment.