What are your family holiday traditions? What did you enjoy while growing up, how did that compare to what your partner did growing up, and how are you merging the two or creating new ones?
What does your holiday gift-giving to do list look like? I realized that mine was long and crazy so I thought we should discuss…
Happy almost Thanksgiving, ladies! Here’s a fun topic: What are your thoughts on dealing with your in-laws during Thanksgiving? Do you find that you need to take a deep breath and smile when certain frequently-discussed topics come up? If your husband or partner is the one who has to deal with your parents, what are … Read More about How to Deal with Your In-Laws During Thanksgiving
May everyone have a safe and happy Halloween tonight! We talked about whether or not to dress up with your kids for Halloween a few weeks ago, but here’s one more fun Halloween-related question: What’s your post-Halloween candy strategy — what are you doing with Halloween candy after Halloween? Will you (or another caregiver) check … Read More about What’s Your Post-Halloween Candy Strategy?
Here’s a question for you: do you dress up with your kids for Halloween, either for trick or treating or for handing out candy? If you do, what’s your mom Halloween costume?
What are your holiday challenges as a working mom, ladies? Do you find that because you have kids in the picture you feel more of a need to do seasonal decor (above and beyond a Christmas tree)? Do you find that your diet is under attack because every kid-related event you go to has some … Read More about What Are Your Holiday Challenges as a Working Mom?
2018 Update: We still think this is a fun discussion of celebrating Halloween as a mom (including how old is too old for trick or treating!) — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion about whether you should dress up with your kids for Halloween. With summer weather stubbornly sticking … Read More about Celebrating Halloween as a Mom
No… you probably don’t want to wear this to work (unless you work with kids). But if you’re a mom who wears a lot of dresses, your kids might be amused by this cute bat dress from ModCloth. (They also have dinosaurs, bats, and other cute options!) It’s $59, and available in sizes S-4X — … Read More about Family Friday: Oh My Gosh A-Line Dress
Happy Fourth of July – almost! One of the things that always strikes me as interesting is how “free time” has totally changed since having kids — and long weekends in particular look very different, at least for me. When I was working crazy hours in Big Law, a long weekend used to mean that I … Read More about Long Weekends and Parenthood