Taking a Seat at the (Business Dinner) Table

I'm a working girl, but not that kind of working girl. I can see how you might get confused. Part of my job description is client entertainment. Just saying that out loud sounds pretty seedy I realize, but it truly is professional. Not that kind of professional, more like in a business sense. Not that …

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A Letter to Myself from My Happy Place 

Hey you. It's me, you. Writing after a long weekend away with Gull. An opportunity that doesn't come often anymore because once you had that third kid, all the willing babysitters who used to trip over themselves to help disappeared. The job became too big, the ask became simply too much. But how could they …

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Dressy But Messy: The Office Coat Closet Debacle

Men are pigs. The proverbial phrase that just about sums up all the rude comments, the cat calls, the inappropriate grabbing, and worst of all- the text dumping. But I'm not talking about the figurative pig, I literally mean men are pigs. It took years and the magical Konmari to finally train my husband to …

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The Other Woman In My Marriage And How She Improved My Life

It's Valentine's Day. We had big plans. But then we remembered- we have 3 kids and 2 respective careers. Our romantic evening plan of dinner at our favorite NYC restaurant was scrapped for tag team extra-curricular shuttling, and maybe a quick bite of Thai take-out in between. I'll be passed out in Sparrow's bed by 9:30pm. …

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Losing 5 Pounds With No Diet: The Wardrobe Edit 

Have you ever- scratch that- how many times have you watched the Rodeo Drive scene from Pretty Woman with complete envy? The musical montage where Vivian comes out of that cramped dressing room in every outfit imaginable while the sales ladies keep bringing her more, and the nods, the claps, the head shakes that greet …

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