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 4 to 11.
We think TIME magazine deserves a time-out.

We think TIME magazine deserves a time-out.

Need to cite someone””a friend, a celebrity, yourself””for questionable mothering? Feel free to post pictures, videos or stories here. Today’s ticket goes out to TIME magazine for a magazine cover designed to make moms argue with ea ...
Puppy Love

Puppy Love

I never gave much thought as to which saucy vixen would be the first chick to make my son’s heart go pitter-pat. He’s 9. I guess I thought she’d also be 9? Or maybe 8? Just by a quick glance at said saucy vixen’s roots, I̵ ...
Teacher Appreciation Week: Seriously?

Teacher Appreciation Week: Seriously?

I appreciate my kids’ teachers, I really do. You know what I don’t appreciate? Needing to rush around to buy a thoughtful something or other for Mrs. Your Kid Isn’t Working Up To His Potential during the same week that I’m als ...
Our apologies to Philadelphia.

Our apologies to Philadelphia.

I was so afraid about air travel with three kids. Ha! The time we spent in the air was the easiest part of our three-day weekend to my hometown of Philadelphia. Which is sometimes called “The City of Brotherly Love.” But is now likely goi ...
Soap opera lullaby

Soap opera lullaby

I claim to be a slacker mom most of the time (and I am; there’s not a single puzzle box in our house that has all of its pieces). But one area where I’ve got this mommy thing down pat is bedtime. It started out when they were little and n ...