Today’s Parent: New Moms are Not okay

The newborn days can be isolating at the best of times, but the pandemic has meant little to no family help and skyrocketing anxiety. Ten months in, many parents are barely coping. We see you, new moms, and we’re here to help. Read my most recent piece for Today’s Parent: New Moms Are Not Okay. […]

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Today’s Parent: here’s what experts say about quarantining before Christmas so you can see your family

As the winter holidays grow nearer, many families are mourning the loss of traditional gatherings. We have been asked to stay home to avoid increased spread of COVID-19—no travel, no visitors and no in-person contact outside your household. That said, there’s increasing talk of parents pulling kids out of school early to isolate as a […]

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it’s been 84 years…

It’s been so long since I updated this website, I have aged from a young, rebellious Kate Winslet to an elderly woman who throws jewellery into the sea because she DGAF about your mission or that you took her out on a boat to relive the greatest (fictional) love story of our generation before, presumably, […]

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Apparently, it takes a pandemic for me to update this website

Some writers are magical, organized creatures that complete a piece, post links from their website, push it out on social media and keep their beautiful, shiny digital portfolio in top shape at all times. Oh, and then there’s me (and plenty other writers) who write things at 2am, post all the things on Twitter, Facebook […]

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Recipe: Mama’s classic toast

Disclaimer: The following is not true at all, quite obviously…at least, I hope it’s obvious. Also, I love how recipes are written on the Internet. God bless toast. So much of memory is tied to scent, and nothing brings me back to my childhood as much as the smell of fresh toast in the morning. […]

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5 Reasons I’m Grateful to Be My Kids’ Mom

Mom life is wonderful, but it can be easy to get lost in the everyday chaos of parenting. What is new math? Do those shoes still fit? Have you eaten a vegetable today? When is that dentist appointment? Do we REALLY have another PA Day coming up?? While I love my kids more than anything in […]

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Another person’s culture is not your Halloween costume

October is here, and that means several things: school and extracurriculars are back in full swing, summer clothes can finally be packed away for the year, and it’s time to get creepy with your Halloween decor and costume planning. Halloween is the best, honestly – I can’t wait to cover our yard in skeletons and […]

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Pumpkin Spice Lattes Taste Like Hot Jack-O’-Lantern Garbage

I love fall – the cooler temperatures, the crisp night air and magical return to school year structure and routine. Forget #HotGirlSummer – I want sweater weather, Blundstones and those ridiculous, oversized scarves that hide the fact that I’m wearing a shirt I slept in to school drop off. Lenny Kravitz is my fashion role […]

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