Motherhood

The Sisterhood

Hey you. Yeah, you. The one who’s sitting, scrolling, exhausted, eyes heavy with exhaustion. Welcome to the sisterhood. Motherhood. We’re a wily bunch here.

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Life Lately

The snuggles. The growing-up-way-too-fast. The PJs until 11am. The messy family rooms and late bedtimes because they needed to hear “just one more book.”

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Here’s What I Wish Someone Told Me About Motherhood

Will both socks make it out of the dryer when I do laundry this time? Will the line at the Starbucks drive-thru be 8 or 18 cars deep? How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop? Maybe less so that last one. But on this I think we can agree: plenty of surprises.

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A Few Rules For Traveling With Toddlers

About 48 hours ago, just after spending a decent portion of a 2-hour long flight chasing a 13-month-old up and down the aisle of a plane, my husband and I had an epiphany about our rambunctious little flower’s future career.

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Hello, Baby!

We women are kinda crap at taking care of ourselves, since 99.9% of the time we are focused on making sure the other people in our lives (ahem, partners and kids) are comfortable, happy, fed and otherwise not applying tacky and irremovable goop-type concoctions to their hair.

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VIDEO: A Quick Trip Back Home

It’s always fun to do things you’ve never done before, especially in your own hometown. I’ve done just about everything there is to do that tourist-y and fun in Pittsburgh, having been born and raised there, but there apparently was one fun thing that I missed in my 28 years there…

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Miss America is Just the Beginning

Get ready to pretend gasp: The Miss America Organization has banned the swimsuit competition from its pageants. (You’ve heard this by now. This is your cue to act surprised/impressed/encouraged about the general direction of our society.)

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This is Why Moms Don’t Wear Makeup*

(*usually). Sometimes you get the crazy idea in your head that it is, in fact, possible to put on a full face of makeup with three young kids in the house. And then, you realize that you are a fool. A complete and utter fool.

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