How My Daughter Made Me Feel Better About Going Back to Work

So, I'm going back to work. Full time. ...more
Thanks so much for your kind response and words. I definitely feel myself simultaneously ... more

What to Wear on Your First Day of Work

Deciding what to wear is always hard for women. Not only do we want to look stylish and cool, we also want to feel comfortable in what we are wearing. Add in our indecisive nature and the tendency to believe we have “NOTHING TO WEAR!” and the problem just gets worse. Needless to say, choosing the perfect outfit for the first day of our new job may top the charts when it comes to difficult fashion decisions (maybe right behind a certain all-white-dress decision)....more
I will be returning to work next week after spending a year and a half at home with my kids, and ... more

How My Daughter Made Me Feel Better About Going Back to Work

So, I'm going back to work. Full time. ...more
Thank you! I just feel a little guilty bringing Pink Reindeer to work when my daughter's daycare ... more

How My Daughter Made Me Feel Better About Going Back to Work

So, I'm going back to work. Full time. ...more
First of all, I think you deserve an award for raising three sons. My sixteen month old is ... more

How My Daughter Made Me Feel Better About Going Back to Work

So, I'm going back to work. Full time. ...more
Thanks so much for the kind words and encouragement. I envy your ability to work from home, and ... more

Does 'The Biggest Loser' Promote Anorexia and Bulimia?

The season finale for The Biggest Loser prompted strong viewer reaction to Rachel Frederickson who won $250,000  by losing 58.62 percent of her 260 pound starting weight. That's a record weight loss in the show's 15 seasons, and at-home viewers assessed it to be too much to be healthy.  ...more
I'm also a woman who battled with eating disorders for many years (and can thankfully count ... more

Don't Call Me, I'll Call You

 If you are a stay at home parent, you must accept one truth: there is no such thing as a "good time to talk" on the phone. If you attempt to have a dialed up heart-to-heart with a friend or family member, you absolutely MUST be prepared to interrupt the conversation so you can tell your children "honey, i don't think your brother likes it when you stick your Barbie's feet in his eyes," and "try to get the yogurt into your mouth, rather than your nose."...more
AChantal thank you! yes, if i could just ban phones altogether, i would. but our family needs to ... more

Warning! Mom Down! What Happens When Mom Gets Sick?

I take care of these people. But sometimes I need them to take care of me right back. I am feeling okay now. Thanks for asking. ...more
LOVE this post!!! As a SAHM, I totally live in fear of the day when I get flattened by a super ... more

I'm Not a SAHM; I'm a RAM!

So, I’ve made it through the first week of being a SAHM. AND… I’m ready to go back to work. Naah, just kidding. Sort of. Here are my first impressions, based on one week at home with the kids: ...more
@Oodles of Time And you don't hold it against her, right? You LOVED your childhood, right??? ... more

I'm Not a SAHM; I'm a RAM!

So, I’ve made it through the first week of being a SAHM. AND… I’m ready to go back to work. Naah, just kidding. Sort of. Here are my first impressions, based on one week at home with the kids: ...more
@mamaislosingit oh, i absolutely get it! i break a sweat every time i try to leave the house ... more