Small Space Living with KIDS! Inside one MomCaver’s Apartment

(This post contains some affiliate links to the products in the video) As performers in the heart of Manhattan, my husband and I were intimately acquainted with small space living. With the cost of housing in New York City, we had no choice. When it was time to add baby to the mix, we were still living in a one-bedroom apartment, the size of most of my suburban family’s “bonus rooms” or basements. And somehow, we made it work. It […]

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Toy Clean Up.. or Not! | The Day We Didn’t Clean Up ANY Toys

The more toys you have, the more toys there are the clean up. And for some reason, kids never find toy clean up as fun as toy playing. Living in a one-bedroom apartment, we try to keep clutter (including toys!) to a minimum. I’ve tried all kinds of storage systems and toy clean up rules, like “no more than two toys out at a time.” But inevitably, a few hours into the day, I’d be tripping over toy cars and […]

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When a Mom is “Alone” with her Thoughts

Once upon a time, a mom was alone with her thoughts… We all know that’s a fairy tale. There’s a running monologue in my head 24/7, that is often both nonsensical and disorganized. If I were an internet browser, I’d have too many tabs open at once and quite a few webpages would be crashing. No matter how many lists, apps, and calendars I have,  it’s hard to keep track. Life stuff. Work stuff. Kid stuff. Love stuff. Health stuff. […]

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