Video: Christmas Break Crazies
So, it’s officially Christmas break. Kids! Toys! Dozens of undone tasks on my to-do list!
Give It Grace
It’s funny how quickly bad news travels–especially things that aren’t supposed to get back to you. Things that are mean. Inconsiderate. Judgmental. Just all-around crappy.
Why I Hate the Phrase “Having It All”
I don’t have enough phalanges to count the number of times people have asked me why I quit my job in TV news.
Video: So You Just Had a Baby…
Some things you can’t understand until you experience them. Yeah… that’s motherhood.
Lift Them Anyway
It occurred to me recently just how very physical being a mom is. Lifting, moving, rocking, nursing, holding, changing them.
Hey, Mama–You Get to Be a Mess
It hit me as I surveyed the family room one night recently, standing smack in the center of the same three-foot radius where 75% of any given day revolves—the kitchen sink.
Parenting is nothing if not an emotional roller coaster. Like, The Hulk of emotional roller coasters.
You Know You’re a Grownup When…
There are several occasions in life which force a woman to confront the inevitable and apparent fact that—despite what her inner 19-year-old brain and sometimes fashion sense is telling her—she is undeniably, objectively, and painfully.. a grown up.
Gold Medal Momming
I’m not in the practice of patting myself on the back all too often (hello, all other moms out there too!), but may I just say, after this weekend, I think I deserve the gold medal for mothering the shit out of my kids.
Video: The Secret to Raising Kids
Since having kids–and especially since having our third–people have asked, “How do you do it?” And for the longest time, I had no answer.