10 Terrible Gifts to Give Other People’s Kids


As the gift giving season approaches, you may find yourself searching for the perfect present for your nieces and nephews, godchildren, friends’ kids, and grandchildren. As a victim of terrible children’s gift giving and on behalf of parents everywhere, I feel compelled to draw attention to the kinds of gifts we parents absolutely don’t want […]

A Mother’s Guide to Surviving the NICU


It’s every prospective mother’s worst nightmare: something will go wrong at birth, landing her baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). As often as this nightmare never comes true, there are some mothers for whom it becomes a reality. The NICU is a terrifying place. From the constant beeping of machines to the uncertainty […]