Every mother is convinced her child is exceptional. The difference between me and other mothers, however, is that I have supporting data to back it up. … Read More Brimming with potential
It started out innocently enough. We had a playdate with a few kids and moms I’d been wanting to see at the trampoline park Lili had been aching to go to. Almost two months to the day of her liver surgery, she’d just gotten full clearance to return to normal activity, so after eight weeks… Read More Shove your f***ing orange socks!
“What a cute little boy!” says an unfamiliar voice behind me in the cereal isle. I turn to see an older woman peering into my baby carriage. “Thank you!” I beam, “She’s actually a girl. Not that it matters.” The woman looks confused and gestures toward the baby, who is wearing striped pajamas. “Oh, I’m… Read More Toddler underwear is bullshit
Do you feel like a broken record as a parent? It’s hard not to. I say plenty of things I’m not proud of, and many things I hope my daughter forgets. There’s also plenty she misses when she chooses to ignore me. But there are some things I tell my daughter often that I hope… Read More The things I tell my daughter
All moms have tricks. Short cuts. Sanity savers. Things that are simple, yet genius, and could just possibly make your life, or at least day, a bit less stressful. I’ve gathered a few of mine to share with you today. I’d love to hear your secrets for tackling the struggles of everyday life with your… Read More Ninja Mom Secrets: Assorted Tricks for Making Life Run More Smoothly