Congratulations on being Overwhelmed

In my opinion the word ‘parent’ should be replaced with the word ‘overwhelmed’. As in “congratulations on becoming newly overwhelmed”! Or “you are so good at being an overwhelmed person.” […]

Great Expectations

I’ve been thinking about Great Expectations a lot lately. The book, the version I saw on film, as well the new version that was recently released. I fantasize about watching […]

Reasons I drink wine

Let me start with the Flings. Or any food for that matter; food that I find everywhere. Stuffed into the deep dark corners of couches and car seats, under my […]

The Power of Intent

This is more or less how my mornings go: (for your sanity dear reader I only chronicle mornings with one of my two little people here) “If you don’t take […]

Dads: The Unsung Heroes

In 1417 a young man named Poggio Bracciolini discovered a thousand year old text that turned out to be the last surviving manuscript of “On the Nature of things” – […]

Products that really should exist

As a mom aka herder of cats, there are a few products that I really feel should exist. Perhaps, you dear reader, have the time, energy and expertise to make […]

Help! I’m never alone!

Perhaps I should start this article with a disclaimer; I love my children dearly. I do sometimes think about eating them, but at the same time I would happily die […]

Toddler world vs Working world

You may not have children yet and you may be wondering if you are ready. Or you may have children and you are wondering if you are ready. I have […]

Memory retirement fund

This one is dedicated to my parents. Because only now that I am a parent do I understand. I want them to know so many things. But most of all […]

Diary of a traveling Mom

Wake up at 5 as per usual and be grateful that it is not 4:30 as some mornings. Go through all the usual motions of packing lunch and a few […]

The Sounds of Motherhood

Over and above the amazing skill of herding cats and the almost super-human ability to do really anything with one hand, also comes the peculiar and surprising ability to produce […]

Mind the Gap

A small gap between teeth can be really pretty. Small gaps in salaries between men and women on the same level in the same organisation are good. Small gaps in […]