As a new mom, one of the biggest worries I have is taking Weston into the greater world. I get a little nervous about people responding to him; if he’s crying, or hungry, or needs to be changed, I don’t exactly know all the protocol yet, and that can be daunting. But, as I found, […]
We’ve been exploring new places to go on Long Island; pack the kids in the car and check out these toddler-friendly places in the suburbs of Manhattan.
When my friend, a fellow new mom, told me that she gave up complaining for Lent, I thought she was a genius. So, instead of complaining about how my child was sleeping, I simply talked nonstop about it. Eventually, I had completely exhausted and bored myself talking about Weston’s sleep patterns, so I thought it […]
The Challenge: leave your neighborhood! There is only so long a rookie mom can stay inside during a cold winter before she just about loses her mind. So, on a recent Friday, I decided we needed to just do it: go out and walk. I know that seems like a simple task, but with the […]
Ellen Pompeo talks about diapers and motherhood with a tight schedule, barking dogs, and her baby in the background, Ellen pitches in at diaper drive.
Ahh, yes the laundry. It plagues me to the point where last night Alec was out with friends and all I wanted to do was to curl up with a movie and a beer and fold laundry after the boys were in bed. So, what’s the activity? Where’s the fun that makes mommy happy and […]
We’re not so big into TV at our houses but as our babies turn into toddlers, you will find our sets tuned into the odd Wonder Pets, Signing Time, or Sesame Street at various times throughout the day. So as we struggle with new babies and clever little toddlers and our creativity is starting to […]
Mommy Poppins runs a fun site about getting more out of living in NYC with babies. She was sweet enough to write up a week’s worth of her favorite activities exploring different neighborhoods: This is my idea of the ultimate itinerary for a week of things to do in NYC with a baby or toddler. […]