6 Great Halloween Movies for Kids

If you’re like me, you just love to get into the spirit of this season. My husband knows that he can’t put up a fight once October rolls around, so he was happily hanging spiderwebs and skeletons from our porch along with me last weekend. Now that we have little kids, we get to experience…

Raising Kids in a Concrete Jungle

Raising kids is hard. For everyone. But for those who live and raise children in NYC, life is just a little more difficult. OK, a lot more difficult. Sure, the world is at your fingertips in the City that Never Sleeps, but at a steep cost, especially for parents. See the story on Mode!

Why Do We Feel Our Children’s Pain?

(Image courtesy of Shutterstock, via PJ Media) When I was pregnant with my son, someone told me that being a parent would be both harder and better than I could imagine. I had no concept of how all-consuming motherhood could be in every possible way, including when it comes to pain. I never knew what…

The Ways in Which I Fail as a Mother

(Image courtesy of Shutterstock, via PJ Media) I’m not completely sure I knew what I was getting myself into when I said I wanted kids. I knew about the lack of sleep. (OK, I had a vague understanding that there would be less sleep, but no one can really prepare you for sleeping a total…