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.
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 ...
Bye, bye, baby bows

Bye, bye, baby bows

I am confused. One minute I was clipping little bows into my daughters soft curls, kissing her warm little neck as she twirled around in a frothy gingham-checked Gymboree concoction. The next minute, she’s dragging me into Justice. Land of the ...
Fun with diapers and tampons

Fun with diapers and tampons

This post on Awkward Family Photos made me laugh, because I could totally see one of my three kids getting into the big box of Seventh Generation and becoming a Diaper Ninja, too. There’s a big Barbie party going on in our house 24/7, and we ...