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Changing the Classics

A piece by yours truly, featured on Mamalode: http://mamalode.com/story/detail/changing-the-classics#.Vdssm0vfOXw.facebook

Diaper Surprise

This is a real ad, for an actual product, that my kids and I have seen advertised on TV. Watch and learn:

My Two Year Olds, The Teenagers

By Carrie Friedman For the next couple of months, I have two two-year-olds. Two kids going through the terrible two’s, simultaneously: Our youngest turned two the other day, and just like that, she changed. It was subtle, but real. As she [...]

Preschool Applications

With preschool fast-approaching for my oldest child (gulp!), I am reminded of the surprisingly grueling application process from a year or two ago (when said-oldest was a mere infant). It’s a bit of a frenzy where we live, but, happily, [...]

A Mother Creates Her Son’s Dreamworld…and it creeps me out

A Mother Creates Her Son’s Dreamworld…and it creeps me out

It went viral a few months ago – the link is here: a mother’s artistic photos of her son’s “dreamworld”, all taken while he naps. On the floor, it seems. There are many reasons this bothers me. Let me count the [...]

The Death of Marital Bliss

We are like ships in the night. Acquaintance-level roommates. Fellow custodians at a hospital and the patients are still in diapers. If we were a football team, we’d call this a rebuilding year. We used to travel a lot – [...]

Today’s Temper Tantrums

What I said during my toddler’s 4th tantrum of the day: I know, sweetie, you’re so frustrated because you want to hold Zebra RIGHT NOW, but sister is having her turn with Zebra. How about this, let’s count to 20 [...]

So Much Sweat

No one mentioned there’d be this much sweating. An hour into any given day with the kids and I’m covered with it. Are other mothers experiencing this or do I have a glandular issue? Or are they just better at [...]