Guest Post By The Real Sarah C. – My Monkey, My Circus

My Monkey, My Circus She is my daughter. My charge and my responsibility. I get to make the calls, decide the treatment, and set the course of action ....more

Dear Allie

There was a trend of creating and posting open letters to people. But we don’t play by the rules, right Allie? Fuck rules ....more

The Assholes Are Spreading

Once upon a time I wrote a post called 3-Year-Olds are Assholes. It went viral on Huff Post Parents with over 380,000 shares on Facebook. Then I wrote a book under the same title, which Booktrope agreed to publish ....more

I’m a Writer, Not a Mom Blogger

I’m not a mom blogger, mommy blogger, mom of blogs, blog of moms or anything with blog and mom in the title. Initially, when I began writing Old School/New School Mom, I identified (by default) with the category of people who also wrote online about their children. But, in the end, I started writing my thoughts and feelings about topics other than parenting on here ....more

Snow Day in NYC – Pigs Are Flying

I grew up in the late 80′s/early 90′s in New York City. In my entire NYC public school career I had a total of one snow day. It was in 1996 and I was a sophomore at F.H. Laguardia High School ....more

Samara is Four

Four Four years of life. Four years of laughs. Four years of tantrums ....more

Allie’s Cat Loves Oreos

My friend Allie’s cat, Ella, loves Oreos. Original, Double Stuff, whatever the variety of cookie, this cat is into Oreos. It’s her thing, okay? ...more

Facebook Changed My Name Back

Many of you know that I experienced an Internet debacle involving my name on Facebook. As a joke, I changed my name from Sarah Fader to Phayder Fader on Facebook, not knowing that I wouldn’t be allowed to change it back for 60 days. You can read the entire story here ....more

Facebook: Please Change My Name Back

I was on Facebook on day perusing the names of my blogging friends. It occurred to me that many of them use aliases online. I am not one to use a pen name ....more

Do You Know Who Molly is?

I got on the train this morning ready to go to work. As soon as I stepped onto the subway car, a little girl looked at me straight in the eyes. She was wearing pink flower earrings ....more