At 5:00 each morning, my Apple watch and my iPhone ring in tandem to wake me up. Once I actually get my butt out of bed, I ask Alexa what the weather’s like and what’s on my agenda for the day. She briefs me and then I pop in my AirPods so that I can […]

When my daughter was a baby, she was the best sleeper. We never had the stereotypical newborn-sleep drama. Camille would easily sleep for six-hour stretches. In fact, her pediatrician recommended that we’d wake her regularly to feed her. It was great while it lasted, but at this point, it seems as if her toddler sleep […]

One of my girlfriends recently asked me if I wanted to accompany her to a farmer’s market in Downtown Brooklyn. I told her that I would, but only if she would accompany me to Trader Joe’s afterward. To be perfectly honest, I’ve been to farmer’s markets before, but I’ve never actually purchased anything, so this […]

When I was about 9, my parents allowed my sister and me to choose the paint colors for our rooms. My younger sister, Lauren, chose a really beautiful pastel color for her room. I, on the other hand, felt that since I had five walls in my room that I should have five different colors. […]

I gotta be real, thinking about moments where my little one could be harmed is jarring and unsettling. As uncomfortable as it is, it’s imperative to teach kids about what to do in certain scenarios. Being proactive about her safety could easily mean life or death.    #1: What to do When Around Strangers It […]

Before actually having a kid, Jo and I would envision what our life would be like with a little one. Let’s just say that the reality included a lot more domestic duties, a lot more arguing, a lot less money, and a lot less sex. Just keeping it 100 – staying close after baby was […]

As a society, we’ve started moving away from the notion that mothers should take the lead with child-rearing. Although we are growing, it’s important to assess if we as a society have made it to true equitable parenting?  Domestic duties are pretty split in my household. However, when it comes down to things like making […]

If I had the power to impact the world in one way, it would 100% be to significantly increase the empathy that we have for one another. When I think about the vast differences that we have, empathy is the one characteristic that I think has the impact to foster a world of more compassion. […]

When Camille was a tiny nugget who could barely hold her head up, I must have read any book that I could get my hands on related to cognitive development. I knew that the first three years were crucial in terms of mental development. At this age, sleep is a huge factor in development and […]

Homeschooling isn’t for everyone, then again the same is true of conventional schooling. Regardless if your littles are homeschooled or not, these 7 homeschooling hacks will benefit you! Also, some of these homeschooling hacks are relevant even if you don’t have kids at all. 😂 Read on to see what I’m talking about.   #1 […]