Make Room for Daddy: Why Date Night Is a Great Night

Of course, we ALWAYS leave room for dessert... During the week, we are buried by demands and commitments, both our own and our children's. There's work, school, extra-curricular activities, birthday parties, the social calendar, the family engagements. The calendar is kicking our keister. There is no time, both literally and figuratively. We simply don't have …

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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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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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