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.
Sick Baby Survival Guide

Sick Baby Survival Guide

There’s nothing worse than a sick baby. Because when your baby is sick”¦ You don’t really know until the illness passes whether your little one is on the brink of something horrible, or just caught a bug from that random toddler at ...
Confessions of a Career Diaper-Changer

Confessions of a Career Diaper-Changer

I have three kids. By my calculations, I’ve spent more than a quarter of my life changing diapers–and with a 2-year-old son, I may have another six months to a year to go until I get to wash my hands of it for the very last time (literall ...
Teething is Terrible

Teething is Terrible

The end of pregnancy is hard. The first few months of being a brand-new mom? Even harder. But then just around the three-month mark, something amazing happens. Everything becomes easier. Your baby smiles, makes eye contact, gurgles. Feeding is (final ...
Haunted baby monitors

Haunted baby monitors

I swear I’m not psychotic, and I don’t use any hallucinogenic drugs. But at night”¦I hear things. Mainly, I hear my 2-year-old crying, when he’s actually being perfectly silent. I’d say the baby monitor is haunted, but I ...
The Well-Stocked Diaper Bag

The Well-Stocked Diaper Bag

I was hardly a fashionista when I was pregnant (my feet got so swollen in my final months that I ended up shuffling around in velvet bedroom slippers my entire last trimester), so maybe that’s why I was always daydreaming about the gorgeous dia ...
A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

When you’re pregnant, suddenly everything in life is about the baby. You probably used to eat foods that you liked. Now, what you’re eating is “womb service” for that little growing sprout, so you choose your foods with care. ...