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Day 24: Re-Imagine Your Post-Baby Family Life

I remember one day shortly after Clara potty-trained, looking at my five kids and thinking “Holy cow – we’re a family.” For so long I’d thought of my kids more as individual people to be cared for, one after another: first helpless babies, then busy, daring toddlers, and so on; a collection of small people who needed to be […]

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Day 17: Set Up That Date Night, Already

  This is my husband Jon and I in Big Sur, California last spring. It was a magical trip made possible in large part by a speaking engagement for me on one end and family willing to put us up on the other. And it was a trip made that much sweeter by years of squeezing […]

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Day 10: Send An Email To An Old Friend

Have your old friendships survived motherhood? And if the answer is “yes”… …are they hanging on by a thread? It’s normal for relationships, no matter how close, to change after you have kids. You have less time than you once did for socializing, and even when you manage to get out, you might find that […]

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Day 3: Greet Your Spouse At The Door

  Don’t worry. This picture is NOT the kind of thing I’m talking about. As much as I love Mad Men, I’m not so much a subscriber to the 1950s “clean the house, brush your hair, apply lipstick and meet your husband at the door with a cocktail” marriage mentality. What I DO mean is just this: […]

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