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Momoirs of a Rookie Mom

This is where we get bloggy and tell you the juicy personal stories. Do you need a victory baby? Do you pee when you run?

Guessing game: me or my kid?

Kid Heather at Disney World

This is me at ten. This is my son at (almost) ten. Can you tell which is which? Pretty striking, huh? Thanks to Wendy for scaring up this retro Mickey Mouse visor on ebay for our fun! And these are the outtakes. Turns out it is not so easy to get a kid to show just the right […]

Honeymoon, interrupted

Honeymoon interrupted, a momoir

If you met me today, you might take me for a typical minivan-driving Berkeley mom. And I am. But I’m also full of stories. And dreams. Let me start with one of each from ten years ago. The first date with my future-husband, Alec, was a long one. Four hours in, we were exchanging personal travel stories […]

On my inexplicable pang for babies

FOMO for parents, moving out of the baby phase

About a year ago, my eight-year old ratted me out when he was talking to a fellow third grader, “My mom gets so weird around babies.” He was right. I had just seen an adorable infant and gotten all mushy in the brain. Involuntarily I said something like, “Oooooh BABY!” and clutched an ovary. Now […]