I have had the misfortune of having to meet five of my boyfriend's exes. Some of these women are my peers whom I encounter frequently in social settings. Although I recognize everyone has a past, I experience various negative emotions when I am forced to encounter these women. How do I deal with this gracefully?
Do you have apricots in your shoes? Yes or no, Mommy? No apricots? No, you DO have apricots in your shoes! I put them in there yesterday! But don’t worry, it’s okay, Mommy. Take off your shoes, and then you shake-shake-shake. Like this: shake-shake-shake, shake-shake-shake, shake your bod-ette! [...]
My four-year-old only wants to eat sugary things. She won't eat meat or beans or vegetables, only oatmeal, yogurt and fruit. What can I do to get her to try new things and eat healthier food? Please help!
Thank you, Nicole
Once upon a time there was a Mommy flea and a girl flea. The girl flea was named Foofa. Foofa loved to eat vanilla yogurt and play in the yard. One day Foofa got lost in the yard, and was calling, "Mommy! Mommmmy! Help, help!" But Mommy wasn’t there. She called: MOMMY! And then… Mommy came back! And Foofa flea was [...]
Okay, I need some advice. I’m a new mom (6-month old baby), and lately have been feeling incredibly stressed out. Like, whenever I have too much time with the babe and not enough time for myself (I freelance, and work from home when I can) I find myself getting impatient with everyone (myself, my baby, my husband). I am also a bit sleep deprived. What can I do to wind down? I need a break!
Stressed out Mommy
Dear Stressed out Mommy,
First, take off your necklace. Then, take off your clothing. THEN, take off your hair. And then, jump in the warm, sunny food, and become a nice, clean, happy Mommy again.
Photo of a different three-year-old [...]