Category Archives: Kids

Let It Go! Top Five Reasons ‘Frozen’ Is for Boys, too.

An anonymous Michigan dad feels his wife is “setting his son up to be beat up for the rest of his life” because he’s having a Frozen-themed birthday party. I think the kid is being hurt more by his chest-thumping … Continue reading

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My Little Sous Chef

I was walking Alex into school today and he said, “Mommy! Look! I see grass! Oh yeah! Oh yeah!” It was like Spider-Man, Lightening McQueen, and sea salt caramels (his favorite—yup, blame me) fell at his feet. He was that … Continue reading

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U Can’t Touch This: Best Mother-Son Wedding Dance Ever

Most mother-son dances at weddings are pretty forgettable. They awkwardly dance to a slow song–“Unforgettable” is always popular– while guests pick at their dinners until it’s time to applause. It’s usually a long three or four minutes. That’s what makes … Continue reading

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Hope Turns to Horror

I rarely use the word ironic because it’s so overused. But young siblings suffocating to death in a hope chest is heartbreakingly and horrifyingly ironic. Police responded to a home in Franklin, Mass. at 8:00 p.m. Sunday after a relative … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

I will be the first one to admit I have been in a f*ck you funk lately. If you haven’t noticed, just ask Kimye. A black cloud stalked me Single White Female-style for an entire year. I was knocked on … Continue reading

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Grief

I just survived a one-two-three punch Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas–without my mom. She was my right hand in the kitchen, my gimmel, my Santa Claus. She was my best friend, my mentor, my miracle. She was the curve of my … Continue reading

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Mom Confession: My Toddler Sings “Blurred Lines”

We all have our moments when we question if we are good moms. Perhaps it’s after you hire a babysitter named iPad to steal some time for a shower. Or maybe it’s when you bribe your kid to behave with … Continue reading

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#Addicted

I am #addicted. I have been walking around for the past four days feeling like my husband left me without warning. Like I need to constantly count kids. Like I am a social freak who has been ostracized from the … Continue reading

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Team Jolie

It’s been 8 years since the Team Aniston and Team Jolie feud—remember when people actually bought t-shirts to show their loyalty? It didn’t make me popular back then (Aniston outsold Jolie 25-to-1), but I have always been a fangelina…not to … Continue reading

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Pride

A permit and poop…there’s nothing like that combination to make a Mommy swell up with pride. My little Ashley–the one who believed in Santa Claus when we met (um, not anymore), cuddled with me every single night (now we air … Continue reading

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