Human Trafficking is Real. Here’s How to Prevent Your Kids from Falling Victim
No doubt you’ve seen that one scary post your friend has shared on Facebook–the one where she feels she was followed by a strange person in a parking lot or store, and worried that person was tied somehow into a human trafficking ring.
This is 37 (and My Favorite Affordable Clothing Line)
They’re the friends on your feed or in real life who always have–as the name indicates–fabulous birthdays. Let me rephrase that: faaaaaaaabulous birthdays. They drink mimosas on rooftop lounges for brunch. They stuff a limo full of best friends and drive around to all the hot spots in town.
When it All Goes to Plan
Aaah. The Birth Plan. I admittedly have a complex relationship with this whole concept, given that my first birth plan would have been better used as bird cage lining than anything resembling an actual, it-will-happen-this-way “Plan.”
The Tiny Comedians Among Us
Remember that TV show “Kids Say the Darndest Things?” It was such a wild success because there has never been a truer statement about raising children.
Rising from a site that has known the deepest sadness, has felt the gravity of unfathomable loss.
New York City Girls’ Weekend
That’s the thing about traveling as a mom; you can’t wait to get time away, but when you get back you pay the price in exhaustion.
20 (Thousand) Questions and Life Lately
Is there a stage in childhood characterized by the asking of a bajillion questions per day? If so, I believe we are firmly in it.
Are We Giving Motherhood a Bad Name?
This past Thursday I woke up at 6:30 between four pale pink walls, shivering underneath a paper-thin polka dot sheet, with Wedding Ariel (for beginners, that’s The Little Mermaid after she’s no longer a mermaid–#sellout) wedged between my hip and the mattress.
Maybe the Best Prank Ever
Natasha Aponte “Tinder pranked” a group men in Union Square, summoning them all with a right swipe, telling them to meet her at the landmark for a date.
Apparently We All Want to Look Like Puppies (or, Snapchat Dysmorphia and Why it Sucks For Our Girls)
TL;DR: It’s about “Snapchat Dysmorphia,” a new term used to describe a condition in which people are beginning to expect–to want–ourselves to look as perfect IRL as we do on our Snapchat (or Instagram) filters.