Time to rehearse

As I await the arrival of my second child, my first one is busy preparing not only to be a big sister but to be a star. Last week, Amber brought home a CD featuring the two musical numbers for her upcoming spring dance recital — one for ballet, one for tap...

‘You’re still here?’

It's the first thing I've been hearing virtually everywhere I have gone the past two weeks. Today, I am a week away from my baby's due date. It seems like everyone is thinking that I should have gone already to have the little one. My mother-in-law was...

Octomom interview aftermath

As much as I wanted to watch the "Dateline" interview with "octomom" Natya Suleman in its entirety Tuesday evening, I caught the last 20 minutes of it. I read the interview transcript on Dateline's Web site Wednesday morning. Since the...

RE: Strong opinions

Wow, there are strong opinions when it comes to mommys of multiples in the spotlight. Judging from the comments posted on the last blog, it looks like Kate Gosselin has her fair share of critics. So does octuplet mom Natya Suleman, whose interview was broadcast...

Is eight — or more — enough?

The California woman who has given birth to six boys and two girls is a big topic of discussion these days. When I first heard it, I thought, wow, how wonderful. At the same time, how overwhelming! Then more information began to spill about the woman, Nadya...