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.
Got ‘Mommy Brain’?

Got ‘Mommy Brain’?

We Vitamoms were intrigued by this article in The Wellness Times, “Busting the Mommy Brain Myth.” Because honestly, how often have we heard a mom say, “Oops, sorry, I forgot to RSVP to your kids’ party! Mommy brain, what can I ...
I stopped eating my toddler. And his food.

I stopped eating my toddler. And his food.

A lot of women have trouble losing the baby weight, but for me, that was never an issue. Nursing gave me the metabolism of a hyperactive ferret. So much so that after having weaned, it’s actually occurred to me when I’ve gained weight tha ...
Um, Alicia Silverstone….ew!

Um, Alicia Silverstone….ew!

Today’s Mommy Cop citation goes to Hollywood celeb Alicia Silverstone, for Clueless-ly feeding her adorable toddler, Bear, by chewing and swallowing food in her own mouth and then transferring the chewed up food into his. I suddenly feel a lot ...
“Don’t be so mean to yourself, Mommy!”

“Don’t be so mean to yourself, Mommy!”

Today was a crazy morning, and all I can say is it’s a miracle I got out of the house wearing deodorant, and something other than pajamas. As I was driving my kids to the YMCA, I made a face at myself in the rear-view mirror ...
I am so *over* birthday parties!

I am so *over* birthday parties!

When I first became a mom, I loved birthday parties because that meant a chance to socialize with other moms, see my kid have fun and shop for cute party gifts for the birthday boy or girl. I threw myself into preparations for my oldest’s birth ...