I'm the mama of two girls and a boy, living, writing, and dreaming outside of NYC.
Carpooling is a bit like wealth: It makes life significantly easier, but with it comes great responsibility. While the benefits of setting up a carpool for your kid(s) are hard to argue with — less time in the car, less money on gas, more time for yourself — it’s... more
Soccer. Gymnastics. Science club. Homework. When you have school-aged kids, afternoons and evenings can be jam-packed. Whipping up an elaborate dinner is rarely more than a Pinterest pipe dream. But just because you don’t have the time — or, let’s face it, the inclination — to dice, chop and simmer... more
Close out the apps and remove the elaborate board games from your shopping cart. When it comes to entertaining your 2-year-old, little is required. In fact, for this learning, exploring, constantly-on-the-go age group, less is always more. Looking for ways to entertain a 2-year-old? Here’s what you need to know... more
Not long after your baby impresses you by pulling herself up on her own, she’ll be using everything within grabbing distance to cruise around: arm chairs, coffee tables, ottomans — you name it, it’s sure to become a vessel for getting your little one from point A to point B... more
Ask any breastfeeding mama and she’ll tell you: Nursing (in public) ain’t easy. Whether you’re a modest mom or as uninhibited as it gets, breastfeeding outside the comforts of your own home can get a little tricky. (Shout out to all those squirmy, easily distracted babies out there!) While nothing... more
When author Gretchen Rubin described life with small children by saying, “The days are long, but the years are short,” she hit the nail on the head. Parenting babies and toddlers provides an unmatched sense of joy, but let’s face it: Finding ways to enrich and entertain kids on... more
For some families, spring break and other school holidays is the perfect opportunity to break up the everyday hustle and bustle with a much-needed vacation. But for many others, it’s time to scramble for child care. Whether the issue is cost or an inability to take off of work, the... more