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.
The Good-Enough Mantra
Frequently on this blog and on my social media channels, you’ll find me making fun of myself. If anyone out there is keenly aware of her faults as a mom and person, it’s me.
Just Wondering, How Does Your Partner Show Up?
Andrew has found the biggest way to step up and help me feel half-human again during the day. And it’s just by doing this one thing: He wakes up in the morning with the baby and allows me to get an extra hour of sleep.