August 16, 2016 Evie 2Comment

Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images When Ivanka Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention, we all knew her remarks would highlight her father’s strengths, but I doubt any of us expected her to end up steering his campaign strategy. Ivanka’s speech was so powerful because she possesses…

August 2, 2016 Evie 4Comment

One of my most vivid memories is the day we brought our first baby home from the hospital. I felt this twinge of panic as my husband and I loaded a tiny six-pound infant into our car. Were they actually authorizing us to leave with this tiny creature? Were we…

March 25, 2012 Evie 9Comment

Not long after our daughter was born, my husband coined a new term: “mega-mom.” It’s a disparaging name that he uses to describe my overzealous and sometimes inadvertently damaging efforts to be the perfect mom. Mega-mom (noun) ˈme-gə-ˈmäm Definition: A mother who consistently overextends herself in caring for her children,…