Becky Vieira

Becky Vieira been wearing mom jeans since 2016. She writes for a variety of parenting outlets, and can often be found oversharing intimate details of her life on Instagram. She's immensely proud of the time she thought to pee in one of her son's diapers while stuck in her car, as opposed to her pants.

Becky's debut book about the real realities of the first year of motherhood will be published by Union Square & Co. in May 2023. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, son, dog, three cats and a partridge in a pear tree.

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I Tried All The Tired Mom Makeup Hacks

Here’s what I’m sticking with — and what was a total waste of time.

Big Tears

The Day My Kid Totally Broke My Heart

I know exactly how awful it feels to be left out.

Too Much

I'm So Done Carrying The Mental Load

Pick something — anything! — and hand it off. Dust your hands. Forget about it.

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I'm The ‘Old Mom’ With A Young Kid & Yes, Sometimes It's Weird

We don’t have to pretend that I’m not at least 15+ years older than some other parents in my son’s class.

Fed Is Best

Breastfeeding Was Detrimental To My Mental Health

All I heard was how important it was for the baby. What about the mother?

Can't Stop Won't Stop

You Bet I Complain About My Husband On Social Media

I love doing it — and I’m pretty sure it’s even been healthy for my marriage.

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Yes, “Vag Ants” Are A Thing

All the less common but no doubt strange pregnancy symptoms, as explained by experts.

Mental Health

Postpartum Depression Stole My First Year of Motherhood

I’d give anything to see my baby at that age one more time.