Mommy Cliques Are The Worst

Unless you are in one. Then, I imagine, it’s fabulous. Your kids are all friends with each other and you have your social activities lined up for the next five years. Saturday nights are spent watching chick flicks, braiding each other’s hair, and gossiping about boys. Or is that grade school? It all feels very “grade school.” Regardless I want in. ...more
Ugh that is terrible! And these are adults we are talking about here!more

"Me" Time: 10 Things Busy Moms Should Do If They Have Free Time

This past weekend I spent my first two nights away from my baby, leaving her at home with her daddy to go get wild for a friend’s bachelorette party. And by wild, I mean I showered, put on a nice outfit and stayed up until 1am....more

Dr. Ferber: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Teach My Baby to Sleep

 I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve read more books on baby sleep in the last three months than novels in the last three years. My husband and I are champion sleepers so we knew having a baby would cut into our favorite pastime. We hoped that genetically she would be a good sleeper and, luckily she is, but we still had some work to do. ...more

Interview With The Vampire's Mother: When Toddlers Bite

I was at a conference one day when I saw I missed a call from my daughter’s daycare center. My heart stopped, as it always does when I see daycare’s phone number come through my phone. In addition, I saw that the daycare director had sent me a text message detailing the gruesome event that required my immediate attention. Apparently, my daughter had bitten another child, not breaking skin (phew, no rabies!), but leaving bite marks....more