Monthly Archives: January 2015

Life hacks that make parenting a toddler easier

  Everybody loves a few good life hacks, and because I’ve learned a thing or two since my daughter crossed the threshold from infant to toddler, I figured I’d share the best ones with you.   1. Adopt a dog, with an emphasis on adopt. Not just because it’s a good thing to do, but […]

The Bachelor 2015 and an evil plan to trick my husband

I have a confession about ABC’s The Bachelor. It’s what gets me through Mondays in January. That’s lame, I know. But have you noticed how cold it is (-7?!), how dark it is at 4:30 p.m., and how watching horrible television is mind numbing (exactly what you need on Mondays after work)? This year, I’m […]

Things working moms don’t want to hear, what to say instead

I went back to working from an office today after a year of working from home. I read dozens of blogs, books and forum discussions about how to handle the transition without too many tears. We got up earlier than usual this morning, we were out the door only 15 minutes later than planned, and […]