Maybe you’re like me. Maybe every day in some way you feel like a newly fallen turnip. A rookie. A beginner. A little wet behind the ears. When I had a baby, I glanced over my shoulder to discover regurgitated breast milk dripping down my back. That’s when everything — not just motherhood — seemed a little more important. A little more up in a ponytail. A little more up in the air.

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Rachael Zoe, My Halloween Spider

Doesn’t this weather just make you want to cry salty tears of joy? To quote Rachel Zoe, “I die!” I DIE! Love, love, love me some 70-degree breezes, and that melancholy fall sunlight that suddenly reminds you to visit a pumpkin patch and dig your corduroys out of the cedar closet. We can breathe, finally….   read more

5 Ways Not To Hate Your Life at the Pediatrician’s Office

In international news this week, which includes Lady Gaga’s infamous meat purse, my baby boy turned three years old. Wait, was the meat purse last week? Haven’t been at the gym and am behind on my tabloids. Not only is Drew three — which sounds ancient and wizened — but Madeline was TWO MONTHS OLD…   read more

Private First-Class Me (Or Me and the Monkey)

There are many things in life I don’t understand. Like, why people purchase those little dog-shaped signs for their yards — you know the ones — where the dog is squatting and the word “no!” is written across him, so neighbors passing by won’t let their pug Maximus deface the St. Augustine. But which is…   read more

The Curious Case of the Selena Gomez Gift Bag

Drew has many loves in this world. He loves stories, swimming pools and golf. He loves trains and balls and fireplaces. (Seriously, fireplaces are the only objects he asks me to draw when we’re playing with sidewalk chalk. He likes them in all different colors.). Drew loves the letter L even though he cannot yet…   read more

Why Evangeline Lilly Wants Your Life

“When are you coming?” asked the elderly lady at the lab. She had just gotten her blood drawn, and I had just drunk massive amounts of tepid flat sugar-water to test my blood glucose. I assumed that the phrase “When are you coming?” in context, must be a 95-year-old way to ask when are you…   read more