February Monthly Archives

The Need for Mom Friends

God, are there any two words that feel ickier next to each other than mom friends? Brrr. The phrase smacks of a total lack of authenticity, and of being so narrowly focused on only one aspect of my life that …

The End of a Tiny Era

Four weeks ago today, NS came into our lives like he was jumping a teeny motorcycle over a line of very cute buses. I actually can’t believe it’s already been a month. In some ways, I can’t remember life before …

Fashion, Baby

One the tangential benefits to having kids is that, for a while, you can dress them however you like. While I myself prefer an all-black look—think “dance instructor by way of goth priestess, with a heavy dash of American Apparel-brand …

Baby Garbage

Before I had a baby, I was adamantly opposed to what I called “baby garbage”: all the seemingly ridiculous, often garishly coloured, almost universally plastic, stuff that kids seem to acquire, like ugly little moons around a young planet. In …