Ashlee Kasten

Ashlee Kasten is a published author, freelance writer, speaker, podcaster, and “professional encourager” who lives for the opportunity to breathe life into discouraged moms. When she’s not writing, you can find her sorting through mountains of laundry, kissing scraped boo-boo’s, or homeschooling her four children. She has been married for over ten years to the man who still gives her butterflies.


Connect with her now at or on Instagram @thepurposeofmotherhood.

Ashlee Kasten
Newborn baby is wearing a blue hat and laying down sleeping.


Is It Safe for My Baby to Sleep Face Down?

Despite what grandma may have told you, a baby sleeping face down is no longer doctor approved. Get the latest safe sleep recommendations here!

Baby behind safety gates in front of stairs at home.

Product Reviews

5 Best Baby Gates of 2022

Searching for the right baby gate for your needs? Take a look at our list of the best baby gates. We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to!

Little boy with down syndrome cuddles up to his mother and looks a bit sad.

Special Needs

How to Help Special Needs Kids Cope with Social Anxiety

Searching for coping tools for social anxiety in children? You can use several effective strategies to help your special needs child cope with anxiety. Let us help!

Sweet toddler child sleeping in bed.


Sleep Training a Toddler: The Ultimate Parent’s Guide

Tired of your toddler waking through the night or the battle at bedtime? Our guide to sleep training a toddler gives you the tools you need.

Throwing baby diaper into the waste bin.

Product Reviews

The 7 Best Diaper Pails of 2022

Looking for the best diaper pail? You're in the right place. A diaper pail is a must-have for any parent with a baby in diapers.

Empty Mini Fridge

Breastfeeding, Product Reviews

7 Best Mini Fridges for Storing Breast Milk of 2022

Portable mini fridges are an ideal solution for storing breast milk. Their compact size fits small spaces with enough room to hold a good amount of milk bottles or bags.

The two little baby girls sitting on pottys against green grass.

Potty Training

Potty Training Girls: 11 Strategies That Work!

Is potty training girls different than potty training boys? Yes! But these strategies will help you potty train your little girl with success!

Baby's teeth coming through in the wrong order.


Help! My Baby’s Teeth Are Coming Through In the Wrong Order

Noticing your baby’s teeth coming through in the wrong order can cause concern. Put your mind at ease with facts on your child’s tooth development.

Happy infant baby in a bassinet.

Parenting, Sleep

Help! My Baby Won’t Sleep in a Bassinet

Your baby won’t sleep in a bassinet? Don’t fret! Here are tips to get your little one to sleep in their bassinet so you can get some sleep too.

Baby in Cozy Pink Puff Sleeping Sack

Product Reviews

The 9 Best Baby Sleep Sacks of 2022

Searching for the best baby sleep sack for your little one? Take a look at our list of the best baby sleep sacks. We’ve done our homework and will help...

Breastfeeding mother keeps nursing pad.


The 7 Best Nursing Pads of 2022

On the hunt for the best nursing pads? Let us help you find the quality and comfort you’re looking for! Here’s our list of the Best Nursing Pads.

Nipple cream for breastfeeding moms.


The 9 Best Nipple Creams for Breastfeeding of 2022

Are you looking for the best nipple cream for breastfeeding? With so many options, it's helpful to know which ones perform well. Here are our best nipple creams.