When Did This Happen?!?

When did I start buying "exercise" apparel knowing that I would rarely, if ever use them for actually excercising...but rather use them for those endless trips to Target & the grocery store? When it feels like just yesterday I was loving the newest & trendiest styles of clothing? When did I start asking my hairsylist for that wash & go hairstyle knowing that I wouldn't get it cut again for months...when it feels like just yesterday I was asking for a new fun & funky do promising to be back in six weeks? ...more

I decided recently to "reclaim my youth" during this second pregnancy!  I just got a ...more

Smacking works great!

I know that I am probably going to get shouted down but here goes - Modern parenting doesn't work!  I fell for all the modern theories and raised my first child by the rules.  I was a textbook modern parent.  So I had to ask myself when she was about 10, why was I so frazzled and frustrated? Why was she not getting the rules? Why was I still teaching the same lessons over and over?! Why did she think she could argue with every decision?...more

I definitely have not mastered modern parenting.  I'm never sure how to respond to ...more

The Wonder of Childhood Memories and Car Rides

Click here for my blog post.I reminice about childhood memories, including car rides, and wonder how memory works and what my kids are storing away...sweet post for the thoughtful reader...more

Sick Kids and Sucky Language

 It's been hard for me to get back to writing because for the past three weeks, I've been dealing with one sick kid after another; and I have four you know! Between Nia and Nadia, I've been keeping our neighborhood pharmacy busy of late. They're actually calling me on a daily basis and asking if I need something....more

iPhone Apps for New Mothers and Mothers-to-be

This is a very popular app for expecting mothers.  It is the Pregnancy Tracker from whattoexpect.com.   ...more

I hope everyone enjoys these helpful sites that I add for moms.  If you have any ...more

Top 10 Things I Have Learned From My Children

I have learned so many valuable things from my children. It would be impossible to share all of the things I have learned in my motherhood journey, so I will limit myself. ...more

"Got Milf? - A Mommalogue" by Sarah Maizes

"Got Milf?"  You should!  This is a link to the video of my performance of my "Mommalogue" (I made up that word...so proud of it), which I performed for "Expressing Motherhood" here in LA last month.Send this video to your girlfriends, sisters, aunts (yes...maybe even your own mother) and let them know it's time for Milf's EVERYWHERE to stand up and be counted!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYJ8PL6OxxI(F.Y.I., there is no inappropriate material contained on the video - but the language is a little "sassy")....more

Caustic Parents

 By Man On The Fence Definition of caustic: corrosive substance is one that will destroy or irreversibly damage another substance with which it comes in contact....more

The Party

Kat Spitzer The Happy Hypochondriac www.happyhypochondriac.com...more

babysitting duty...

With Daddy Day Care officially over (Husband started a new project on 2/15), and Nanny A beginning on March 1st, we decided to call in the reinforcements for a little something I'm calling Grand Camp 2010. For the less cheesy-minded, that would be... a visit from the grandparents.That's right... Two weeks of back to back parents!...more