If you have a daughter, you’ll understand

Scares the living crap out of me: Fashion bras for four-year-olds. With defined cups. And no straps. (Video from Jessica Gottlieb.) Gives me such hope: Chelsea Baker, a 13-year old Little League 65-mph pitcher. With a freaking knuckle ball. And stylish GLASSES. P.S. According to ABC News' "Person of the Week" story, Chelsea's mom entered… Continue reading If you have a daughter, you’ll understand

Confident mom interview #2: Jennifer of Sweet Futility

I'd like to introduce you to my cousin Jennifer. There are a few things you should know about her. First off, she's really, really smart. Or as they say in Massachusetts, where she lives and where I'm from, "wicked smaht." Like, she could've gone to Harvard. But didn't choose to. Which brings me to my… Continue reading Confident mom interview #2: Jennifer of Sweet Futility

Heidi Montag can kiss my un-enhanced ass. Actually, I feel sorry for her enhanced one.

My first baby shower was absolutely amazing, if not a bit embarrassing. When I was seven months pregnant with Stella, we traveled to visit family in Austin, Texas, where friends and kin not only gathered together, but went to impressive lengths to create an incredibly moving video of the day. It's the kind of keepsake… Continue reading Heidi Montag can kiss my un-enhanced ass. Actually, I feel sorry for her enhanced one.