Nora and I were out and about earlier this week, and we found ourselves at the bookstore. I love books. I read endlessly as a child and one of the things I looked forward to most with Nora was reading with her every night. We do it as part of our bedtime routine, even at
Breastfeeding is hands down one of the most challenging things I’ve ever had to do – not just as a mom, but in any aspect of my life. We were plagued with challenges, literally from day one. I remember through my percocet-induced stupor struggling to wrangle ten – yes ten – pillows into some sort
Last week, Michelle posted some great money-saving advice about shopping for baby clothes. I wanted to chime in and add a trick up my sleeve for saving some cash in this area as well. Recently, I dangerously discovered the kid’s clothing store Janie and Jack and became instantly obsessed. Like ob.sess.ed. The problem? The clothes are
This post also appears here. In a feature article in Lucky magazine’s September 2011 issue, cover girl Jessica Alba offers her post-baby get-in-shape tips. It’s some of the most irresponsible fitness advice I’ve seen in print, not just for women in general, but especially for new moms. Among the actress’ advice: “I have a hard
Baby girl and I took a trip to the mall today for a stroll and we were approached by a woman from one of those kiosks in the center of the aisle. She was representing a children’s modeling agency and wanted to sign my daughter up to possibly be booked for print and TV ads.
Tomorrow, I begin my new role as working mother. I wish I could say I’m excited for this change but to be honest I’m petrified, reluctant and feeling a sense of loss. It took us some time to get pregnant. I wanted to have a baby more than anything and when we realized it wasn’t going to