Waking Up: One Dying Woman’s Amazing Message

On a rainy Friday, I’m curled up in bed, not exactly sure where to take my toddler this morning. He’s been up since 4:30am but who is counting, right? He’s playing at the moment with my husband but checks in on me every 10-15 minutes to make sure I’m up. I can be miserable this…

Toddlers & Their Trouble Detaching

Last night my mother-in-law was over watching our little boy and I went out, even though leaving my boy isn’t always easy to do. At the age of two, my boy is extremely attached to me. He won’t be with anyone else but me for very long, not even his own father. I mean, I’m…

Screen Time Trouble: Like Mama, Like Son

If there is one thing I would have done differently as a mama, it was to never have introduced T.V. into my baby’s life, well till he was 13. I kid. But when he was about a year, everyone encouraged me to show him cartoons. “Aw look how cute, he likes Mikey Mouse?!” my mother…

Top Diets of 2018 and What Really Works for Weightloss

We were experiencing the Bomb Cyclone yesterday and were snowed in with my toddler and husband, which means all I wanted to do was sit around and … eat. What else was there to do? Well yes, we played with legos, read books, stuck stickers all over our furniture, napped, turned our coffee table into…

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Breaking Free From the System

My mom friend, who is a doctor working two long days a week, is from Spain and misses the many vacation days she had when she lived in Europe. She could take off about five weeks a year. That is unheard of here, especially in this crazy, fast-paced, city of workaholics in New York City. Even…

10 Things I’ve Learned From Raising a Toddler

It’s that time of the year when we look back and then look forward. Usually, that’s just a recipe for anxiety! To be in the present moment is the best way, always. At the same time, it doesn’t hurt to look back at all the things I’ve learned in the past two years—well, for just…

Going Vegetarian

There are many of families in my neighborhood that are vegetarians, which means their toddlers don’t eat meat either. We love a good veggie meal from time to time, but we also love a nice medium rare steak—so not sure the vegetarian lifestyle is for us! Still, there are many benefits to skipping out on…

The Pressure to be the Perfect Mama

I am usually not a fan of typical inspirational videos, but this one was special. This main characters in this video are older women who see our generation of women, basically burning out. Their message and advice is strong and it will make you think, and hopefully allow you to take some pressure of yourself.…

Getaway Moms

I said goodbye to my husband and child yesterday morning and decided it was time to leave … and head to the spa with a mom friend! I was so excited I could hardly walk, so I ran out the door instead. We were driving an hour and a half north to New Paltz to…