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Ah, blogging. What I used to do during my toddler's nap time. Now, said toddler is napping but my six-month-old is wide awake. He's barely being entertained by (and even looks frustrated with) his play mat and Ms. Octopus. And while his sudden babbling (which...

Today, I said to myself, “I will write this blog if it kills me.” Of course, I’m being dramatic. But I hate missing deadlines. And I’ve missed every single self-imposed deadline I’ve given myself to write this blog, my tribute to being a “rock mommy,” to...

I used to think of Good Housekeeping magazine as the kind of publication you read when you’d given up on being a sexy woman and resigned yourself to a life of picture-perfect recipes and mom jeans. I remember going to the grocery store as an angst-ridden...

When I first moved to New York in 2005, I became a freelance writer and (later) a guitar teacher by default. There weren't any magazine jobs, but I had a lot of b-to-b writing skills -- so friends of mine who knew I needed money...

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