The Longest Shortest Time

Leonard Lopate Talks Mom Bragging with Me & Kate

Kate from episodes 31 and 11 joins me on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show to talk about how to improve inter-parent communication.

A Note on Sleep

Wow, sleep issues really bring out the commenters in full force! Thanks to everyone who offered ideas, experience, and book recommendations yesterday. I am pleased to report that last night’s bedtime was much less painful than the previous night. I will get to why I think that was true in a minute. First, a note […]

I Want a Fever

A few nights ago my husband and I heard the inevitable kaboom of our toddler lifting herself over the side of her crib and landing on . . . God knows what body part. Sasha seemed fine but we didn’t want to risk that happening again, so the next night we took the side off […]

EPISODE #11: Nap Boot Camp

An exasperated mom decides that her daughter WILL nap in her crib by the end of the week.

The Treachery of Swings and Slides

Going to the playground takes a lot of emotional strength. At least that’s what I’ve found. It’s actually pretty fun if we meet up with friends. But if I’m going to take Sasha by myself, I have to be in the right frame of mind. Inevitably, we’ll find ourselves at the swings beside another mom […]