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It’s all about perspective

It’s all about perspective

Do you ever feel like all you do is complain about how hard it is to be a mom? I know sometimes I will catch myself for a third or fourth day in a row thinking to myself at dinner time “Is he going to cry like this every time I put him in his h ...
New Year’s Resolutions (stressed mom-of-three style)

New Year’s Resolutions (stressed mom-of-three style)

As a busy, working mom of three, I gave up on “perfection” ages ago. After dropping party favor bags on beautifully frosted birthday cakes and showing up at work with teething cookie handprints on my butt, I just realized, at some point, ...
My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

We’ve all heard someone say they “slept like a baby,” but those of us who have taken care of a newborn during their first few months of life probably laugh at the idea – because as we know, sleeping like a newborn baby is defi ...
The Power of Heels

The Power of Heels

I was taking our two-year-old twins for a walk yesterday in Paris, strolling down a street near Notre Dame, and someone behind me was walking in  some super high heels. I guessed this upon hearing the intense sound of clip-clopping  on the pavement. ...
Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

I had a brief fling with being a stay-at-home mom. It was called “maternity leave.” Just kidding! No, I actually did try it out for a few years (freelancing during naptime and nighttime) and by the time my second child was two, I knew I ...
Tough Love

Tough Love

As I was growing up, my mom used what I would call “tough love” to teach me several important life lessons. But of course, I didn’t realize how important this tough love was until I was able to look back on what I’d learned an ...
The Latin Quarter

The Latin Quarter

While taking an evening walk with my two-year-old twins, Dakota and Montana, I happened upon the Latin Quarter. Our family spent the summer in Europe, and we enjoyed every arrondissement tremendously. Walking in the Latin Quarter at night with a doub ...