So. Let’s talk baby stuff. No, not how they get here, or why we love them so much, but rather, all the actual stuff that we parents are expected to buy to welcome these kids into the world. Is there any demographic easier to market to than a hormonal, physically- and emotionally-exhausted woman? Um NOPE. Shame on … Continue Reading

*** You know the one thing that’s harder to do than sleep when you have kids? To keep your house organized. (You will also learn the dire importance of keeping your toy space relatively clean after you step on your first Lego with a bare foot. DEAR GOD, THE SHEER HELL OF THAT PAIN.) Adding … Continue Reading

Our new bundle isn’t here yet (7 weeks to go!), but I’m already getting ready for those first couple months at home when we will be hunkering down, doing nothing but chilling out and sleeping. Actually the baby will be doing those things, and I’ll probably be running around crazy  chasing the other two munchkins, … Continue Reading

“TV lady hair.” It’s a phrase that, years ago, meant Helmet Head and all sorts of other sprayed-in-place styles that were just, well, NO. These days, my TV sisters and I have thankfully veered back into the more natural-looking styles that can work just as well on the small screen (as we tell you all … Continue Reading

If you’re anything like me, you wait until the last possible moment to get the nursery everything in life done on time. As I’ve written in previous posts, when preparing for our first baby, this wasn’t the case, but the lack of time and, oh, I don’t know, the chasing around of a 25-pound tornado … Continue Reading

I’m gonna need you to go all Elsa with me for a second and join me in scream singing loudly, “Let it go.” Girl, it’s time to get rid of the crap in your house. And what better time to do this than spring, the season we traditionally associate with new beginnings? My biological nesting … Continue Reading

There’s nothing more restorative than a good night’s rest, but getting our bodies and minds to relax to the point of good sleep is often difficult. There are so many things and tasks stealing our attention, and draining our energy, that oftentimes we have to make a concerted effort to relax before bedtime, to ensure … Continue Reading