I want to be with you, with our graying hair and wrinkled foreheads, with our knees that scream sometimes, but still carry us through runs around the block.
Listen up. I am sick of you moms who rock the school drop-off line like it were a catwalk at fashion week. If I am coming here, it means I’ve got kids. And if it’s earlier than 9am, I have 0% chance of doing a full beauty routine. If I am extremely lucky, I might […]
I am a full time working mom. Every day I go and sit in an office from 8:30am to 5pm. I am the head of my business area and oversee a team that works underneath me. When the workday ends, I pick up my kids from after-school care, take them home, feed them, wash them, […]
Ahh, the holiday season. A time for love, being thankful and trying to find that exact right holiday gift to express your emotions. If you’re like me, you cringe when someone gives your child a Christmas present. In my experience, these gift-givers tend to fall into one of three categories – people who buy reasonable things […]
I saw a tweet last night about a recipe for “better than sex” chocolate something, and it got me thinking. Now that I have kids, the bar for calling something better than sex is pretty darn low. Why? Because toddlers are absolute holy hell on your love life. I know that some people still manage […]
When was the last time you went to the doctor? Now when was the last time you went to the doctor for yourself? If you’re like me, you probably can’t remember. I’ve never been one to rush off to the doctor, but even I can see a severe drop-off in self-care since my uterus went […]
After six years of blurry photos, tear-stained faces and red eyes that no amount of photoshop could remove, I can honestly say that I get it. Trying to get your kid to smile for the camera is a real bitch. Before you start banging your head against the wall, I’ve pulled together ten tricks to get your […]
When I tell my kids to ‘Do as I say’, the whole ‘Not as I do’ part of it is implied. I’m a grown-up and my extra years of living give me the right to recognize faults in others without being obligated to fix them in myself. Here are six of my personal favorite examples of […]