Posts filed under: Lifestyle

How to Travel with a Toddler Without Losing Your Mind

Traveling with your littles can be such a rewarding experience. ⁣It can also make you want to pull your hair out. An avid traveler, I'm giving some of my best... Read More

An Ambivalent Mother’s Journey to Motherhood

When I was seven years old, I built fairy camps out of sticks, stones, and moss in my grandparent’s back yard. I would set a single place setting at the... Read More

The Apathy of Fertility

Fertility apathy - it's becoming more and more common, especially among educated women. But as one PhD who has prioritized her career over children time and again says, maybe it's... Read More

What Happens When We Compare Our Children?

From early on in life, it becomes very easy to make comparisons. After becoming a mother, I've found that we compare our children far too often to others.... Read More

Confession Time: Places Made for Kids are the Worst

Am I alone in this? Do you secretly hate these places too? Do I walk into these massive spaces filled with people acting like they're enjoying time with their kids,... Read More

Looking Back: Dear Jack, on the Eve of Your First Birthday

It's hard to believe Jack turned 18-months-old last week. Here's a look back 6 months in time with a letter I wrote on the eve of his first birthday.... Read More

Christmas is Weird When You’re Pregnant After Miscarriage

Pregnancy after miscarriage is such limbo. You’re not confident this pregnancy will be the one. You’re not confident any pregnancy will ever be the one. ... Read More

5 Things to Know About Party Hosting and Food Allergies

Thanksgiving may be over, but the holiday season is just starting.  Chances are you will be attending or hosting several get-togethers and dinners for family and friends, and some may... Read More

What is Reality, Anyway? Curated Life in the Age of Social Media

Social media has changed how we interact with the world around us. When I was a kid, I ran and played in the woods with my friends. I didn’t wonder... Read More

It Takes a Village, and I Want My Son’s to Be Italian

The saying–it takes a village to raise a child–is beyond cliche, but if there’s anything new parenthood teaches you, it’s that it speaks truth. Or, if it doesn’t, it’s likely... Read More