Living With Asthma

The spring after we moved to New York City proved to be the first in several major parental learning curves. Jack started coughing one day and eventually it got so bad (up all night, vomiting, etc.) that we needed a nebulizer at home for daily...


The NYC Pollen Plague

I wrote this post while participating in a blog tour conducted by Clever Girls Collective on behalf of Children's Claritin®. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program. In our family, allergies of any kind are rare, and in the worst cases fairly...


Guns Ablaze

I carried Jack in in a sling to his first big outing, a birthday party for his Grandfather's 50th. He was 5 months old, and wearing a perfectly clean, beautiful little outfit that I had picked out for him shortly before he was born. I...