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…

Quick (cheating) Chicken Veggie Egg-Drop Soup

Fall has finally arrived in NYC.  And while we wait for our apartment building to  turn on the heat, my family has had to resort to primitive measures to stay warm.  Soup soup soup. This recipe is easy and yummy and perfect for a quick lunch while you’re trying to wrangle kids and get out…

Oh, the Picky Eater

For the first four months of Jake’s life, all he did was nurse.  I don’t mean he was exclusively on breast milk (which he was…the kid refused the bottle from day 1, screaming as if it were hot coals we were offering him), but all he wanted to do was nurse.  Most nights I was…