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.
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 ...
Werewolf Baby

Werewolf Baby

Let’s file this one under The Most Inappropriate Baby Name Comment I’ve Ever Received. So on Sunday I went to the supermarket to order a birthday cookie cake for my son, Jacob, who is turning 9. I happened to have my baby, Charlie, with m ...
Why can’t husbands find socks?

Why can’t husbands find socks?

This is a typical phone conversation between me and my husband in the morning, when I’m on my way into work and he’s getting our 17-month-old dressed for daycare: Him: “Why do none of our children have socks?” Me: “That& ...
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 ...