Real Talk With Real Moms / Adult Time vs Family Time

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The concept of “adult time vs family time” is one that can leave new parents marveling at how different their current life is from the one they had before. The second you cross over into a life with kids, it becomes painfully obvious that finding time together with your spouse one-on-one is like finding a unicorn. Sure, […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / Finding Confidence

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I can so vividly remember the first time I took Sailor out of the house in the car by myself. She was about 5 weeks old, and I needed to go to Soul Cycle and Kate Somerville to buy a gift cards for Christmas presents. I had excruciating breastfeeding pain, so I didn’t know how I was […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / Our Morning Routine

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I love today’s Real Talk With Real Moms topic because it’s so fun to get a peek into other families’ days and see how they use their time. With kids, time is a hot commodity, and at my house we are still trying to master using ours well during the few hours in the day […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / Favorite Books

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Today’s topic in our Real Moms series has me feeling mixed emotions. You’re probably wondering why the hell something like children’s books can have a deep meaning attached to it but I guess everything with being a parent does, doesn’t it? I’m a little sheepish about this because, confession: I’m really not much of a book reader […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / A Brighter Future

Well guys, this is kind of a tricky one. Full disclosure: I came so close to just sitting this one out. My mind has been filled with so many thoughts since the election but for once, I feel at a loss for words. I’m always pretty comfortable on my soap box, voicing my thoughts in this safe […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / What’s In My Diaper Bag

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When I was pregnant and getting everything ready for Sailor, I remember stressing over every little detail about the diaper bag and asking around to my mom friends what I should put in it. It was so hard to imagine being out and about with her, let alone using these foreign baby tools out in […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / Comparison

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Soon after finding out I was pregnant, I was invited to join a Facebook group of moms in the LA area with about 20,000 members. It’s a board where you can post questions and other moms weigh in, hopefully giving you a survey of different view points on any topic. It’s super helpful in a lot of ways because […]



Real Talk With Real Moms / Growing Your Family

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I’m excited to be doing another post in the Real Talk With Real Moms series, where myself and some fellow moms share our thoughts on a parenting topic. Today we’re tackling the touchy subject of the when and why of growing your family. This one brings up so many emotions for me, as I feel like […]