Category: The Mom Scene

Kids + weddings

I’m a big fan of weddings, possibly (probably?) because I didn’t really have one, myself. I just wrapped up working on two pieces for wedding-themed issues of six newspapers, where I got to write about two fun topics: adding local flair to a wedding,… Continue Reading “Kids + weddings”

Meet our unpaid nannies: Mrs. Netflix and Ms. iPad

I’m over at “The Mom Scene” today talking about new year’s resolutions for parents — specifically, my own list of things I’m trying to work on. One of the biggies is technology: cutting back on our beloved unpaid nannies, Mrs. Netflix and Ms. iPad.… Continue Reading “Meet our unpaid nannies: Mrs. Netflix and Ms. iPad”

The kids who hate Santa … and the mom who insists on a photo every year

When this week’s The Mom Scene column was published, I was kind of expecting reader backlash like “What?! You force your kids to sit on Santa’s knee when they are CLEARLY UNCOMFORTABLE?! You negligent monster!” But I have yet to receive one comment or email… Continue Reading “The kids who hate Santa … and the mom who insists on a photo every year”