I was talking to a friend. She was telling me how she needed to find a way to tell someone she was going to cancel their meetup because she just didn’t want to be bothered. She said she was going use her daughter as an excuse and knew her childless friend would make a comment about how moms always back out due to their kids. That got me thinking. 1. Yes, we back out due to our kids because they’re […]Read more
Mother to 2 toddlers whose veins flow with Red Bull and a cat who I’m sure hates my guts, as well as wife to a geeky hardcore gamer graphic novel loving batman obsessed husband. When I’m not blogging over at MommyRandR.com about my own free time, various products and services or planning events you can find me roaming the isles of Target, partially having my face in a book, a glass of wine to my lips or watching anything on I.D Channel. I'm a New Yorker and contributor to MomCaveTV.com.
There are two things I happily look forward to each year; one is the start of a new school year and the second is a new season of Game of Thrones. Watching over the past seven seasons has become a ritual in my house. Each Sunday we put the kids to sleep a little extra early so we can prepare ourselves for a new emotionally charged episode. However nothing is more emotional than the season finale and the impending realization […]Read more
If there is one thing I cannot stress enough, it’s the importance of taking time for yourself aka “mommy me time.” Because the time we spend alone with ourselves improves our physical and mental health. Without moments to ourselves, it’s only a matter of time before we become less focused and short tempered in addition to feeling tired and overworked. So what exactly is keeping moms from taking time that they so desperately need and deserve? The answer is simple. […]Read more
When I tell people how much I love cesarean births I usually get looks ranging from shocked to confused. Sometimes I think people believe I say it for “shock value”. But, I’m not. I love c-sections. I think they’re the greatest thing since boxed wine and here’s why: It’s A Planned Birth For my second child I didn’t want to walk around those last days of my pregnancy (which move at the speed of a sloth) wondering if that day would […]Read more
I’m late everywhere I go. Always. It never seems to fail, no matter how much earlier I begin to get ready the end result usually is, I’m late. It’s to the point that people expect it. Despite popular belief I DO aim to be on time. But, there are obstacles that almost always get in the way of allowing that to happen. These are 15 Reasons Why I’m Always Late: I’m Not An Early Riser You know those people who […]Read more