Melissa Haak

My delivery rituals: braids and nightgowns

After giving birth to a beautiful baby boy on Monday, Melissa reflects on the rituals she's developed over 5 deliveries.

Ignorance was bliss: New life after loss

Sometimes fear makes us stronger, and teaches us how to appreciate all the small things just a little bit more.

Should parents stand back or push kids in sports?

How do you decide if and when to push your child because they have a talent but maybe not the drive?

The gift of a bad picture

Thanks to a husband with a relentless love for his camera, Melissa Haak has years of great memories with her kids captured in 'bad' photos.

Having a big family makes you the good kind of crazy

With her fourth child on the way, one mom explains just how special a large family can be.
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