5 Tips For Safely Sharing Your Child’s Photos Online

It’s a question I get over and over from my friends and followers: “Why don’t you ever post your son on Instagram?” While my refusal to share photos of my child on social media may seem weird in an era where everyone shares everything, the normalcy of sharing photos of small children makes me feel […]

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Moonstruck

My son doesn’t need a Super Blue Blood Moon to make an event out of a moonrise. Any given evening can find him with his nose pressed up against the back door, his hot breath fogging the glass as he shouts “Mommy, Mommy look at the moon!” I can see him from where I’m standing […]

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Moms’ Group Saved My Life

I’m not really a joiner. While I’m very social, I tend to ensconce myself in a tight-knit group of friends, rarely expanding my circle. But when I stopped working during my last month of pregnancy, I quickly began to feel isolated; most of my friends either worked or lived too far away to call for […]

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Taming The Terrible Twos

A few months ago, I was really struggling with my son’s behavior. He was in the throes of the Terrible Twos, and even the simplest of requests would prompt a tantrum. “Come upstairs with me.” “No!” “Let’s change your diaper.” “No!” “Let’s get dressed for school.” “Noooooooo!” I tried everything, from talking it through (it […]

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Our Happy Halloween

Now that he’s two, my son understands holidays. And so far, none has been more exciting than Halloween. We started talking about costumes in mid-September, and he suggested costume ideas ranging from astronaut to “glass door” (don’t even ask me where he got that from), but “race car driver” seemed to keep reappearing, so I […]

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4 Must-Haves For Air Travel With Toddlers

We fly with our three-year-old on an almost monthly basis, so at this point we have travel down to a science. While his frequent flier status means he generally knows the drill, there are a few items I absolutely won’t leave home without. Here are my five travel must-haves for preschooler travel. 1. Britax Car Seat […]

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