Should I be Breastfeeding a Toddler?
Until today all I’ve gotten is praise when I say I’m still breastfeeding my close to 18-month old daughter. We were fortunate that from hour number one, breastfeeding was easy. We had no latch issues, no supply issues, no problem pumping, no bottle rejections, no infections, and no pain. I received nothing but support and […]
Best and Worst Things About Being a Working Mommy
First of all, being a mommy is hard work, period. Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, both are great and can suck at the same time. I had only a glimpse of the stay at home mom world during my 3-month maternity leave, and not sure if that counts […]
24 hours in Portland, Maine – Without the kiddo
Our nanny agreed to take Maddie for 24 hours. We dropped her off at noon and headed into town for our date day, determined to pack in as much non kid friendly activities as possible. First stop was Miyake for lunch. I had the daikon salad and salmon lady roll. Delish as always! Tom had […]
Whining and Dining: Ten Tips for Eating Out with a Toddler
I’m not exactly sure the definition of a “foodie”, but I’ve been called one from time to time. Before I had a child, my husband and I were out to eat at least 3-4 times a week. We live in what has been described by the likes of Food and Wine, the New York Times, […]
Go the F*ck to Sleep
In a box full of used baby books and toddler games, a friend gave us a timely read titled Go the F*ck to Sleep (click here for a version narrated by Samuel L. Jackson…no joke). Written and illustrated in the style of a childhood bedtime story, it also illustrates the reality of caring for a […]
What happens when a workaholic, socialite, athlete has a baby?
Pop Quiz. What does having a baby do to an outgoing, scheduled, socialite, workaholic, workout-aholic? A. Turns them into whiny, overtired, frustrated, anxious, lonely wreck. B. Causes a nervous breakdown C. Makes them slow down and reexamine their priorities D. Helps them let go E. All of the Above If you chose E. “all of the […]