Lost at Target

Lost at Target

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 Taylor Wells, a regular Momonomics.com contributor and author of Vitac ...
Hershey Squirts

Hershey Squirts

I feel like my whole life revolves around other people’s poop. Sophie held her poop for four years. Ava won’t poop on the potty with any regularity. Sam eats his poop. (As an aside,   poop eating, while gross, actually makes my life a lit ...
Remember the Time Sam Ate Rat Poison?

Remember the Time Sam Ate Rat Poison?

I do. Because it happened yesterday. I had a morning of phone meetings; then I went to an in-person meeting; then I got in my car and had another phone meeting while I drove home. Then, when I got home, I saw Sam eating something in the backyard. I a ...
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 ...
The Zombie Monologue

The Zombie Monologue

My mother-in-law visited this weekend from St. Louis. I actually really like her, so settle down if you were gearing up for a MIL tale of savagery. No, in fact, this is a tale of child-wrought zaniness…the kind only a 3 year old can deliver. ...