I woke up this morning to find endless articles, tweets and Facebook updates about people and companies talking about Take Your Child to Work Day. I’m glad no one told my daughters about this special holiday, because then they’d be sitting right next to me at the kitchen table as I write this post. And […]Read More Every Day is Take Your Child to Work Day in My House
Last week when the media world was all aflutter with Steven Slater the Jet Blue flight attendant and his incredibly brash and dramatic exit down the emergency slide, beer in hand and profanities flying, everyone wondered if all civility and decency had finally been lost in air travel. But, this past Monday, according to news […]Read More Undercover Mother – My Secret Life As A Crime Fighting Mom on the Street
What will your children say about you when you die? What would you want them to know? These are a couple of the questions swirling around my brain since I recently finished reading If You Knew Suzy, A Mother, A Daughter, A Reporter’s Notebook, a memoir by Katherine Rosman, a journalist at the Wall Street […]Read More If You Knew Suzy – Could You Be Objective About Your Mom?
It starts obviously enough, a cough and sudden burst of sneezing or big watery eyes and flushed cheeks, one of my kids is sick and happily looking forward to a sick day at home. I mentally delete all of the things on my to-do list for the next day knowing that I will not get […]Read More Motherhood Does Not Come With Sick Days
My daughters’ field trip seasons are in high gear. Every week it seems we are trekking to another zoo, aquarium, wet land refuge or theater. In my stay at home mom guilt-daze I feel compelled to go on each and every one of them. Since I have twins this means that I am often piling […]Read More The Momiform Makeover
There are many different forms of maternal guilt. The too much TV, processed food guilt. The formula vs. breastfeeding guilt. The not enough quality time in the day guilt. I don’t have any of that. In general I find guilt to be a waste of time emotion. But, then Halloween comes around and I am […]Read More Wishing for a Homemade Halloween