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Reduce Your Mental Load

I don't know about you, but I feel like my mind is a never-ending checklist. Just this morning, I had to remember to dress the kids up...

You're a Great Mom

Whenever I'm having a rough day, I try to complement the people around me, especially strangers. It's amazing how much a tiny action can...

Welcome to Motherhood

I remember the first time Chloe bled. At eight months, she cut her lip by falling on a puzzle piece. Her mouth gushed. I felt helpless. I...

Playing by Chloe's Rules

Was playing War with Chloe last weekend and she asked me, "Why do Kings beat Queens?" Good question. We changed the rules and, in our...

Make the Most of It

After kid number two, my husband and I have entirely dropped the ball with our little dog. He used to be our Holiday card and now doesn't...

Make It Fun

So the big day is tomorrow: Chloe's 5th birthday party. It's princess tea party themed, of course. We've had so much fun planning this...

It's OK If They Cry

We are hard-wired to feel gut-wrenching pain when our kid cries. It's nature's way to make sure our babies survive. However, this biology...

Banning Busy

I'm a huge fan of Laura Vanderkam, who studies how professionals use and perceive their time.  In her new book, Off the Clock, (out on...

Mommy I Need You

I felt a ton of mommy guilt last night. I am leaving for a conference in Mexico sans kids. Chloe looked at me with tears welling up in...

Make it easy

A couple of weeks ago, I spent five hours on a task that should have taken one. It honestly was stupid. I kept looking for the perfect,...

Watch The Plants Grow

Honestly, I've been a bit down over the past week. Starting a business is a roller coaster: I am fighting my perfectionist nature to fail...

One Minute Rule

How often does just looking around your kitchen stress you out? It's a to-do list in physical form -- unopened mail, a dish in the sink,...

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