What to Do if the Police Want to Question Your Teenager

Can you guess the number one reason why my husband and I get panicked phone calls from friends and acquaintances late at night? It’s not for advice on how to get their kids to sleep. We have yet to figure out how to get a kid to sleep (and we’ve had four tries). All four […]

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Don’t Be a Lawyer? Will I Be Encouraging My Kids to Go to Law School?

Have you ever seen My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on the CW? Pretty funny stuff. The show centers around a Harvard-educated lawyer who, on the verge of making partner, leaves her top-shoe New York law firm to move back to her small hometown to pursue (or stalk, depending on your perspective) her first love from summer camp. The […]

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Is the Trampoline Park Responsible for My Kid’s Stolen Shoes?

This past weekend, my four year old’s life became a Sex in the City episode. In A Woman’s Right to Shoes, Carrie goes to a baby shower hosted by her friend and new mom Kyra. Kyra makes everyone everybody take off their shoes and Carrie’s signature Manolos disappear. Kyra offers to pay for them until she finds out […]

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When Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Your Babysitter?

This past year my quality of life significantly improved. Full-time housekeeper? Lottery? Kids doing their own laundry? None of the above. Drum roll please…my first born is old enough AND responsible enough to babysit her sisters. You read that right, I can just walk out of my house anytime, completely kid free. I can go […]

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