Unsung hero: Baking from mixes

“It’s from a mix.” This is something women always say when they bring a baked good to some sort of something (pro-tip on motherhood: we’re always bringing baked goods to some kind of something) and it’s not homemade. “It’s from a mix,” women say, in the same, low voice as someone admitting they have an…

Parenting Pick: Wall Outlet Organizer

For the past 3 years, our electronic toothbrushes and chargers have been littered on our bathroom sink. When I am feeling ambitious and try to clear off the sink, I put them in the closet. I will then invariably get multiple yells of, “WHERE IS MY TOOTHBRUSH?” And I will yell back, “IN THE CLOSET.”…

IUD tttttiiiimmmmeeee

I wrote about my weight loss last week and mentioned I got an IUD and I got a lot of questions from readers about my IUD which is weird because I’m not a doctor and I thought everyone knew about IUDs? But they don’t! Maybe it’s because women who are lucky enough to have health…

Parenting Pick: Electrolux Ergorapido

Do you ever wonder how many times a day you bend over and pick something up off the floor? I do. It must be a hundred, don’t you think? A hundred on weekends, maybe 25 or so on the weekdays when my kids are at school / daycare and we are out of the house….

Parenting Pick: Olive Kids Nap Mat, $40

I’m going on what: My fourth year navigating daycare? Who knows any more. It’s all a blur of unidentified viruses and harried mornings of trying to find the correct lid to various sippie cups. Anyway, it’s been years of packing up a clean sheet, blanket and pillow every Monday for nap time. (Did you know,…