Category Archives: Parenthood

Who Comes First–Your Husband, or Your Kids?

The other day, I found my husband engrossed in an article called “My Husband is the Perfect Dad–And it Almost Killed Our Marriage.” Nervously, he asked me to read it and tell him what I thought. It’s a story about a mom who deeply resented her husband for prioritizing their three kids over her. Though […]

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Who Calls The Cops Because Of A Toddler Meltdown?

One of the toughest parts of parenting little ones is the public meltdown. Nobody likes to contend with a screaming, flailing toddler, especially someplace highly visible, like the middle of Target. That’s when every mom faces a tough decision: Do you discipline your child, knowing prying eyes are watching, or do you appease your little […]

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I Get Around

Some pregnant ladies nest by organizing the spice rack.  Me–I blog like a maniac.  I guess I’m trying to get it all out before my hands are too full with newborn to reach the keyboard. So if you plan on being on a long line at the bank, or stuck amusing yourself at Starbucks, I […]

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The 80′s Movies I Can’t Wait to Show My Daughter

The last time my 3-year-old was home sick from school, I ran out of kids’ movies to watch and wound up showing her a good chunk of “Dirty Dancing.” I knew it wasn’t age-appropriate for my preschooler, but the whole Penny-needs-an-abortion plot went right over head, and she was totally riveted by the dance numbers. […]

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8 Rookie Mistakes I Won’t Make With My Next Baby

As I unpack onesies and organize chew toys in preparation for my next baby, I’m having flashbacks to my first time raising a newborn. Embarrassing flashbacks. Given what I now know about babies and kids, I can’t believe I made so many rookie mistakes. I’m sure I’ll screw up in new ways this time, especially […]

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