I’m in Luv With a Sunscreen

There’s nothing like a beach day with two kids: The sun. The sand. The 30-minute suncreen battle.It’s almost enough to make me forego the beach and just skip to the ice cream. But sincediscoveringKINeSYS I have a newfound love.

Born With a Silver Rattle in His Hand

I never really got the expensive silver rattle thing until I had kids (like everything else, right?) and my dear friend gave me the kind that come in the pretty blue box. Either my kid has extremely expensive taste or he just knows a good thing when he hears it, but that rattle is all but glued to his hand.

We’re Gonna Zoom, Zoom, Zooma Zoom

In theory, I appreciate the heroic intentions of the diaper clutch — saving moms everywhere from gigantic diaper bags. But let’s face it, they’re not made for quick access, nor do they provide you for much space for your own personal items.

Monster Repellent

I’ve tried all sorts of tricks to convince my girls that monsters do not inhabit their rooms. I even resorted to logic at one point, to no avail. Silly me for even trying such a longshot.

Pearls for the Not-So-Into-Pearls Set

I’ve never been the Grace Kelly type, although I certainly admired her style. I just couldn’t pull off a pearl choker over a cashmere twin set without looking like I was in a costume. But boy do I like pearls.

Rockin the ‘garten

It’s an understatement to say that my daughter is thrilled about her first day of kindergarten. She’s already selected her outfit and has been mulling over backpacks. But she also has a gazillion questions

The Many Colors of Babies

As a bi-racial woman raising a multi-racial child in a homogenous suburban neighborhood, it’s challenging to provide my daughter with a wide range of cultural experiences. In plain speak: All the kids are white!