10 Reasons You Aren’t Losing the Baby Weight

10 Reasons You Aren’t Losing the Baby Weight

I did something stupid the other day. Maybe I was riding high after working out for 30 minutes without dry-heaving. Maybe I was having a stroke. Whatever the reason, I retrieved the scale from the depths of the bathroom closet and stepped on it. “What the ($*@! Is...
Five Parenting No’s I No Longer Care About

Five Parenting No’s I No Longer Care About

Pregnancy is an optimistic time filled with daydreaming, shopping, decorating and celebrating. Then come the sleepless nights, blowout diapers, teething fits and a house that hasn’t been cleaned in…oh God, nevermind. In that fourth dimensional place where motherhood...
How to Find the Perfect Daycare in 10 Easy Steps

How to Find the Perfect Daycare in 10 Easy Steps

I am in awe of work-at-home moms. When I got pregnant, I had grand ideas about doing it all. “It’s so easy!” I thought. “I’ll snuggle my little angel, run the house and work a full-time job at the same pre-preggo pace.” Yeah. Somebody slap that girl because she’s...
An Apology to First-Time Mothers

An Apology to First-Time Mothers

They say it’s impossible to understand parenthood without experience, and it’s true. After becoming a mom myself, I cringe at the thought of my behavior toward one friend in particular as she entered motherhood. As the first in our group to have a baby, she was up the...