They say it's the thought that counts, but sometimes it can be hard to see past a truly terrible gift. Come February 14th, there's a ton of pressure on men to get just the right thing for the lucky lady in their life. While they might not be the most creative choices - flowers and chocolates are usually a safe bet (unless your special someone is allergic to flowers and/or … [Read more...] about The Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts Ever
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I remember those last few weeks of first-time pregnancy like yesterday -- mostly, I was just freaked out. What the heck am I going to DO with a new baby?! I was the first of my friends to start a family and the internet hadn't quite yet exploded with never-ending pregnancy and parenting insight and instructions back then (in the old fashioned days of 2010), so I was pretty much … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Know Before Bringing Home a New Baby
Who doesn't love a Girl's Night Out (GNO)? Time to relax, let loose, complain about husbands/kids/other friends. It's always something to look forward to, especially when it's with a group of moms. Y'now, the ones that have kids the same age as yours, and you all just "click" and have a great time together. Much like an episode of Sex and the City, all the moms have very … [Read more...] about The Five Moms Of Girls Night Out
As moms we know that sometimes parenthood is no bed of roses. We’ve all had our share of less than fragrant close encounters, from dirty diapers and baby vomit to being stuck in a conversation with someone at the PTA breakfast whose breath smells like they were a little too generous with the onion cream cheese from the bagel platter. At least these situations are usually … [Read more...] about Kids and Body Odor: If You Smell Something, Say Something?
When I was pregnant with my son, so many of those infamous, big parenting decisions kept me up at night: Should I breastfeed? Work full-time? Try a “flex schedule” like some of my other lawyer friends? Should we stay in the city? Buy a house in the ‘burbs? And while all of these are important, life-defining questions, the one that had me staring at the ceiling for hours on … [Read more...] about Who’s the Right (Legal) Guardian for Your Baby?