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CoolSculpting: Could It be Right For You?

I’d be lying if I said that I was at the point in my life where I fully and completely embrace my body.  I totally get that it must be freeing to unconditionally accept yourself, I’m just not quite there…

Raising an Only-Child: Embracing the Perks

Sometimes, things don’t always work out the way you thought they would.  I never necessarily envisioned myself having a huge family, but after having my son and experiencing that ridiculous, unique love that seems to be inherent to becoming a…

The Worst Anniversary Gift Ever

I happen to be married to a pretty amazing guy. He’s not perfect, but he’s pretty friggin close.  He is the epitome of patience, has the kindest eyes I’ve ever seen and exudes this sort of considerate, warm, aura that…

The Gruesome Threes!

So….I am proud to say that I survived the “terrible twos” that everyone seems to rant and rave about.  To be perfectly honest, the twos weren’t so terrible after all; a few short-lived tantrums here and there, a handful of…

The Messy Milestone of Potty Training

Currently, my family is in full-on potty training mode and I have come to terms with the fact that for now, our lives must inevitably revolve around my son’s unpredictable peeing and pooping schedule.  I have been patiently waiting for…

Technology: Friend or Foe?

I am a huge TV watcher…..always have been and probably always will be. My husband designs video games for a living and could easily be described as a “techie”.  We have all the latest gadgets and gizmos: PCs, several laptops,…

Tales of a Sleep-Tyrant: The Dreaded 4:30am Wake-up

Let’s be honest, the first few months of mommy-hood are ROUGH!!! The sleepless nights….the physical and emotional fatigue….the zombie-like state of functioning….the unkempt hair….the Lululemon uniform…    Although this period seems like forever ago, for the past 3 months, I have…

Vacationing, Toddler-Style

Last week, my family and I embarked on our first big adventure: a trip to Mexico!!! I was beyond thrilled by the idea of the beach, the sun and the endless margaritas but I knew travelling with my high-energy toddler…

The Mealtime Battle: Mommy vs. Toddler

Every evening around 5:30 pm, I get ready to enter into battle.  I arm myself with a smorgasbord of food:  Main meal…..check.  Back-up meal….check.  Last-resort-meal…..check.  My kitchen resembles a cross between a buffet restaurant and a war zone and I…

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The Terrible Twos: Surviving the storm

The terrible two’s.  We’ve all heard about this challenging phase.  We attempt to prepare ourselves by reading parenting books that highlight the “effective” or “right” ways to intervene with our kids.  But until your toddler is sprawled out on the…