Last weekend my kids had a sleepover at my sister Melissa’s house. Apparently when they were going to sleep, Nora asked if she could sleep in Melissa’s bed with her. Then she shared this gem with everyone: “My mom let me sleep in her bed one time when I threw up on my pillow twice.” Then Alex added: “And I slept with my mom once after I ate a peanut and almost … [Read more...] about Accidental Co-Sleeping: How to Get the Kids Out of Your Bed?
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Join us for a #DoggyDental Twitter party on Thursday, 2/25 at 10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST with Banfield Pet Hospital. We’ll be chatting about your furry friends and how to get the kids involved in pet care. Chat to enter to win $50 gift cards! a ModernMom giveaway Twitter Party Details: What: #DoggyDental Twitter Party When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:00 am … [Read more...] about #DoggyDental Twitter Party
In the movie, (now available on DVD), "I Don't Know How She Does It," main character Kate Reddy (played by Sarah Jessica Parker) lays in bed at night unable to sleep. She's going over what she calls "The List." Like many women juggling the demands of motherhood, career and a personal life, Reddy must stay organized. I know how she feels. Between my demanding job as a ski … [Read more...] about Doing It All: Juggling Career, Family, Life & A Serious Illness
A few years ago, when my daughter was five, she asked me how babies get made. It was not the first time she asked, and my old "an egg and a sperm meet in the mommy’s tummy" trick wasn’t working anymore. But how do they meet, she wanted to know. So after about a half an hour of question-dodging that would put any politician on a Sunday morning news show to shame, I finally gave … [Read more...] about The Accidental Sex Talk
Activities that are often part of your normal routine -- eating sushi, coloring your hair or riding your bike -- may be potentially dangerous when you're pregnant. In fact, so many things are potential risks during pregnancy that it's easy to become paranoid about safe activities like getting your teeth cleaned. Identification All adults should have their teeth cleaned every … [Read more...] about Dental Cleaning During Pregnancy