From the category archives:


The continuing quest for work life balance. And lack thereof.

Getting to 50/50 book review


Getting to 50/50 is very well-researched and chock full of data. In fact, if you were committed to the SAHM-life before reading it, beware, this book might have you throwing out your diaper bag for a laptop bag. I originally posed the question, “are you already at 50/50?” a few weeks ago. Here’s my nitty […]

One seriously crappy week

Last night, Alec and I were trying to enjoy a romantic dinner at Cafe Cacao — a lovely chocolate-themed restaurant attached to the soon-to-be closing Scharffen Berger Chocolate Factory. We both seemed exhausted, frazzled, and just ick. Dinner was awesome. I had a delectable cocoa and chili powder filet mignon that I had been craving […]

Pump it up


Since Julian never took a bottle, I was really scared into making sure Holden would take one, so he got one bottle each day since he was three weeks old (at least three times a week and no more than once a day). My best tips for pumping: Free your hands. Get the easy expression […]