From the category archives:

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?

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 […]