Category Archives: Parents

Pay It Fashion Forward

Remember how I confessed to you that I’ve become a wee bit of a hoarder since the birth of my son? And how I was reluctantly forced out of my overstuffed closet when my husband stumbled in on me trying … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Suburban Jersey Shore!

Okay, I have to dish that my quiet suburban town is somehow turning into the Jersey Shore. Who else am I going to tell? Snooki? (She won’t take my calls). Anyway, the stuff my stepdaughter is telling me is beyond … Continue reading

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The Grinch Who Couldn’t Steal Halloween

Halloween was a trick this year, and I am stuck with lots of treats. Really, a girl who’s still recovering from that intoxicating¬†feeling of having her husband trip on himself to fulfill every pregnancy craving should not be surrounded by … Continue reading

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Takedown, Shakedown, You’re Busted!

Alex is an American bad a$$. Don’t be fooled by his disarmingly charming smile, his signature dimples, his angelic voice crooning hello on repeat, his willingness to share. If you’re pint-sized, he will take you down. Consider yourself warned. Hey, … Continue reading

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Sucker!

Am I the only Mommy who is a complete and total sucker for her kids? Let’s recap the past 48-hours. Last night, I was bamboozled into hosting a “night-before-the-biggest-day-of-my-teenage-life” sleepover complete with a nervous gigglefest, last-minute wardrobe consult, new episode … Continue reading

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Injured Mommies Unite!

Mommyhood takes its toll on your body, doesn’t it?¬†Right now, I am sporting bruises on both of my knees that make me look like a professional call girl. It’s hot. Really, really hot. Never in my wildest pregnancy dreams (which, … Continue reading

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Mommy-and-Me Happy Hour?

“Do you ever get a break?” asked a fellow Mommy at Alex’s Gymboree class today, looking at me with sympathetic eyes as my son, once again, escaped my grasp and made a mad dash for a red ball across the … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach

I love Grammys. Not the little gold statues awarded to musicians (I am not one of those award show junkies)…the good-as-gold Grammys awarded to overtired parents. Last weekend, we schlepped a pack and play, stroller, umbrella, float, and beach cart … Continue reading

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Mommy Brain

To borrow a line from the classic TV show Cheers, “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name.” In college, it was a bar or two (or three); now, it’s Target, Whole Foods, and Hannaford Supermarket. Yeah, I … Continue reading

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Dirty Girl

This evening, Alex tipped the cat’s water dish over, emptied the contents of the only non-baby-proofed drawer in the kitchen, and made an impossible tippy-toed grab for an open bag of yogurt snacks and flung them everywhere. This occurred in … Continue reading

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