Mood of the day: stripes and bows

Since I am still wearing some of my maternity wardrobe (shame on me, I really need a deadline for this!) I decided to fight the boredom factor by adding a bow taken from my 2007 D & G Organza dress – which let’s face it I will never be able to wear again with theseContinue reading “Mood of the day: stripes and bows”

Being a ‘normal’ family

As I was waiting for someone to help me get my stroller down the stairs at the Rockfeller Center because the elevator to the platform was down I saw one poster announcing a new show on NBC: ‘the new normal’. Intriguing. ‘The New normal‘ seems to be about gay parenthood via surrogacy. National broadcast isContinue reading “Being a ‘normal’ family”

Help, I need somebody, help!!! (the screechy Bananarama version)

I am having a meltdown about the mess in my house. I have grown accustomed to releasing control over the state of my living room. Over the last two years I have tamed my obsession for minimalist design to accept the presence of a toy chest, which when closed was a rather stylish bench. ThisContinue reading “Help, I need somebody, help!!! (the screechy Bananarama version)”

Harlem, Harlem: if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere

Years ago when I was thinking about how my life with kids would look like here’s what I imagined: – a house off Northcote road aka Nappy Valley in London, a street where moms wear UGG boots, sip skinny lattes, have straight long hair and look like boho chic models – me strolling my newbornContinue reading “Harlem, Harlem: if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”

Beach trek

As labor day week end approached so did the daunting end of the summer. Soon we would stop sweating, panting and having a $300 monthly electricity bill due to the air conditioning being constantly on. $300! It is more than 10 brunches with unlimited mimosas…It is thus a cause for mass celebration. Typically New YorkersContinue reading “Beach trek”

To Link In or to not Link In?…

Today is the second day of my job search. Considering that my first day of job search was three weeks ago it is becoming slightly pathetic. I had a horrible night since my 3 month old baby L woke up every hour and a half and I basically had to use my breasts as aContinue reading “To Link In or to not Link In?…”