Mothers Day 2011: Put Down that Damn Burger!

Like every holiday where I am hosting the meal I am usually told by my mother and/or husband & children to calm down at some point during the day. It's funny how those words always incite the exact opposite; this Mother's Day was no different. ...more

10 Reasons I'm Against Kids With Cell Phones (Don't be a sucker)

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My husband and I lean towards you with cell phones. I have found myself thinking about getting a ...more

Screw You Mercury!

It seems like I'm on a roll this week. First I was feeling remorse for wanting to chase after my dreams in fear that my children will resent me, or at the least give me sad eyes. Now I'm being afflicted with another age old dilemma-- daughter guilt. ...more

Ambitious 29 Year Old Woman Kidnapped...

And replaced with an unsure mother. Have you ever felt, by becoming a mom, you have lost all traces of the former person you used to be? Have you ever looked in the mirror at your disheveled hair, clothes stained with baby milk, and dark circles and wondered what happened to that savvy, well-manicured, vibrant woman who used to inhabit the person who now knows more about Bubble Guppies then the economic bubble? ...more

Barbers and Boogers

I got my hair cut today. Under normal circumstances this would put a spring in my step and cause me to whip my hair back n forth. For me, a new do gives me a confidence boost that some women can find in a pair of shoes or a new hand bag. I love the way it feels as it blows in the wind, like I'm on a shoot of America's Next Top Model. Its soft and luxurious shine nearly causes me to hit the car in front of me as I admire my coiffed locks in the rear-view mirror....more

My Baby Can Eat Your Baby

It seems like all everyone I know is either pregnant or has a new baby. My best friend Jill from college had an adorable girl, named G, eight months ago. The other night we were comparing baby sagas (as only mothers can do). I was amazed that G slept in her own crib, and Jill was astounded that Nolan slept with us. We talked about nursing schedules, she just weened her daughter after returning to work, and I am pretty much an "on-demand" cow. That term takes on a whole new meaning after hearing what she said next. ...more

Breast Feeding: The New Contraception?

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Thanks for the info. We don't plan on having anymore kids so I'm not sure LAM will work for us ...more