The Adventures of a New Mom

New Mom. New City. Life-Changing Experiences.

When I’m not digging in a nearby sandbox, chasing my son through the park, or experimenting in the kitchen, you’ll find me busily typing away in a feeble attempt to … Continue reading

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When Grief Crosses Seven Seas

I woke up this morning to the words “rape” and “six year-old” being used in the same sentence. It was an unbridled assault to my senses that has left me … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

In A Moment of Weakness

We all have that moment of weakness. When bedtime rolls around, I slowly survey my surroundings. I have nothing to show for the last 15 hours. I have no visible … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 5 Comments

From a Boy to his Baba

This poem was first published on the blog last winter. With Father’s Day this weekend, I think it serves as a gentle reminder for both children and their fathers to enjoy and … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Babe in the City

I am what they call a ‘go-getter’ — the kind of Type-A girl who has a timeline in her head of what her life will look like in the next … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 2 Comments


There’s always that one story. The one childhood story your parents tell over and over. You’ve heard every minute and vivid detail of the story and you’re not sure if it’s … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

10 Ways You Probably Screwed Up On Mother’s Day

Birthdays, anniversaries, and these damn Hallmark holidays — they bring out the worst in every relationship. As a man, you’re screwed if you do and you’re (more) screwed if you … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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