December 17, 2019
The box invites you to see Puppy Surprise make weird panting noises. It is not the sound of a happy dog. It is the sound of a dog mid-panic attack.
October 22, 2019
Underscheduled? My daughter looks at hobbies like a buffet—today she is on another ballet kick, last month it was pottery. She can't pick just one.
August 15, 2019
Camping is easy enough as an adult...until you have kids. When you take your kids camping, there's so much more that you have to consider.
July 19, 2019
The first day of school would inevitably include the correction of my name in the vast majority of rolls called. It’s not “Rhianna” or “Rhiawwna.” I don’t know why people seem to assume the...
May 2, 2019
I recently found myself standing in Target, unable to move. I stared intently at the boxes of pasta, trying to appear deep in thought on the relative merits of angel hair vs. rotini and...
March 22, 2019
What if the mommy wars are just a very vocal minority trying to make life difficult for the rest of us?
March 15, 2019
The reality is that I have no earthly idea what I am doing with the big kid during school breaks, and have mostly been covering my ears and humming repetitive tunes rather than having...
January 9, 2019
While my child was in the NICU, I had plenty of time to read every top ten preemie list I could get my hands on. Here's what I found.
November 6, 2018
Dear Lazy Mother in the Grocery Store, Lunchables? Really? I heard your kid whining for popsicles. I saw you reach into the freezer and ask which type.