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 ...
Hands Off!

Hands Off!

Pregnancy is like a magnet for strangers. For some reason, the sight of your pregnant belly makes people want to touch you, talk about your body, ask inappropriate questions and share unsolicited stories and advice. (No, I really DON’T want to ...
Hey, What Can I Say?

Hey, What Can I Say?

I was all proud of myself for creating the best summer camp ever for our 2-year-old twins, Dakota and Montana, on the deck off my home office where I could watch them with joy and also get a few things done (I am wicked paranoid about kids and water ...
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 ...
No Room for Relaxation

No Room for Relaxation

After giving birth to Jacob, I noticed my nails were getting brittle and unsightly. And since I don’t have a spare minute to cut, file and paint them, I decided to get my nails done at a salon. I thought it would be relaxing. ...