I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting in the hospital room during my perinatal stay, I wondered to myself, “How did I get here?” We spent five years trying to get pregnant. We had multiple miscarriages, surgeries, and double-digit IVF cycles. But when we found out we were having twins, it made that wearisome journey well-worth it. All those years spent waiting and … [Read more...] about When The Struggle Doesn’t End After IVF
This Fall, I celebrated my first anniversary of returning to work after becoming a first-time mother. Ironically, in the same month, I started a new job. In retrospect, it's not a coincidence. They say the first year is the hardest for significant life changes. It's a period of unknowns, new obstacles, and inevitable mistakes made along the way. And frankly, since I don't … [Read more...] about The Five Things I Learned In My Rookie Year Being A Working Mom
The Boss Baby, the new film by Dreamworks Animation understands "Brotherly Love." At least, it gives it it's best diaper-clad shot. If you have two kids (or more), you probably are very familiar with how challenging sibling rivalry can be. In fact, you know more than anyone the scope of items that can cause your little love bugs to burst into WWF style arguments. Items … [Read more...] about The Boss Baby Pushes Hard at Brotherly Love
Do you suffer, as I do, from the high levels of anxiety that not only wake you up at night, but send you to your child's room to check on their breathing? Do you envision disaster scenarios involving mudslides, snakes, or random wandering kidnappers? Congratulations my friend, you suffer from Momxiety. For those of us who specialize in worrying about our kids, … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From MOMXIETY?
You want to watch the Academy Awards with your family, but your kids think it's boring, right? Try this interactive game to keep them entertained and you enjoying your show. Check out this ModernMom Moment and leave your best Oscar fun ideas, then subscribe to our YouTube channel for new episodes every Tuesday and … [Read more...] about Making Awards Shows Fun For Kids: A ModernMom Moment