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On Watching Fuller House with My 3-Year-Old

On Watching Fuller House with My 3-Year-Old

So here’s the thing: Full House represents a more innocent time. A Friday night tradition where the half hour spent with the Tanners was something you looked forward to, and when the clock struck TGIF, it was just you and the TV. And maybe other people in your family. And that was it. No phones, no […]

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Homesick for the City

Homesick for the City

Wow, so this is homesickness. It’s been ages since I’ve battled these lovesick pangs for home … I think the overnight camping trip at Seneca Creek Day Camp in the late 80s was the last time, and I’m pretty sure this is worse. Now, even a shot of Manhattan on TV brings me to tears. But […]

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The Seven Stroller Stereotypes …

The Seven Stroller Stereotypes …

… as observed by this Manhattan mom. Disclaimer: None of these are necessarily true, just like any stereotype. OK, here we go. What Your NYC Stroller Says About You 1. Bugaboo: “Look how much money I have!” 2. Uppababy Vista: “I’m trendy! And this is pretty much my car, so …” 3. Uppababy Cruz: “I’m […]

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On New Moms … and Our New Bodies

On New Moms … and Our New Bodies

I recently had the opportunity to write a guest blog post for Seraphine Maternity about anything pregnancy or mom-related. I chose to write about body image and, ultimately, acceptance, after having a baby. I was also lucky enough to reunite with my favorite photographer, Brenna Britton, who shot baby K at 3 weeks, and then […]

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The best problem to have

The best problem to have

My kid cannot stop smiling at me. K has come a long way since I was finding my contacts in the refrigerator six weeks ago. We’re all sleeping better and my now 9-week-old bean has sprouted the cutest little personality. No one tells you just how tough the first weeks of having a newborn can […]