Author Archives: Jorie

Full Name: Jorie Mark Website:
Info: Jorie Mark is Vitacost.com’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 11.
Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

I had a brief fling with being a stay-at-home mom. It was called “maternity leave.” Just kidding! No, I actually did try it out for a few years (freelancing during naptime and nighttime) and by the time my second child was two, I knew I ...
Fifty Shades of Hot Haikus–winners announced!

Fifty Shades of Hot Haikus–winners announced!

Thanks to all you hot mamas who submitted haikus to the Vitacost Fifty Shades of Grey haiku contest. Our panel of judges convened, and the results are in!  First, we have to give honorable mention to Licia P., for her cynical and hilarious take on th ...
Do other people spend their weekends like this??

Do other people spend their weekends like this??

My weekend thus far has involved roof repair, wasp nests, the discovery of a giant water stain in the baby’s room and the World Expo of Ants Convention–taking place in our bathroom, because, I guess, the Las Vegas Convention Center was bo ...
4 Tips for Blissful Baby Baths

4 Tips for Blissful Baby Baths

There’s something that’s just so special about baby bath time. Your chubby little dumpling, all rosy and warm, splashing happily, giggling as you sing silly songs–now this is why you waddled around with heartburn and sciatica for 9 ...
The ’50 Shades of Grey’ Haiku Contest

The ’50 Shades of Grey’ Haiku Contest

Want to win a $100 Vitacost shopping spree? Do you like to write haikus? Did you read Fifty Shades of Grey?  You’re in luck! Enter the Vitacost 50 Shades of Grey Haiku Contest! And now, just for fun, a few haikus we got so far: ...
Bat-wielding toddlers and other occupational hazards

Bat-wielding toddlers and other occupational hazards

Have you ever been hit on the foot with a baseball bat? An aluminum one? I hope not. Because my 1 1/2 year old just threw a bat on my foot while he was having a tantrum, and it really hurt. I might have screamed some profanities. Charlie’s not ...
The Amazing Healing Power of Bubble Wrap

The Amazing Healing Power of Bubble Wrap

My daughter woke me up at 2 a.m. last night screaming that her leg hurt. Growing pains. I groggily took her into the bathroom, found a free bottle of Bath & Bodyworks hand lotion that had somehow ended up in there, and told her it was “magi ...