Author Archives: Mommyish

10 Rejected Lunchables Flavors

10 Rejected Lunchables Flavors

I am #unapologetic about my love for Lunchables. Because I work at home and take medication that kills my appetite, I will usually either forget to eat or realize sometime right before the school bus is due up at the corner that if I don’t eat something soon I will probably die. More »

Three Person IVF Is More Than Just ‘Designer Babies’ – It Will Save Lives

Three Person IVF Is More Than Just âDesigner Babiesâ â It Will Save Lives

Three person invitro-fertilization, or mitochondria transfer, isn’t a brand new idea, but for the first time it’s becoming a reality for clinical use. Of course, the concept has long been controversial, mostly because of fears of “designer babies,” but there is so much more to this technology than creating the perfect child. Mark my words, three person IVF will save lives and it all comes down to genetic disease. More »

My Son Is A Vegan. But I Pretend He Has An Allergy–For Convenience

My Son Is A Vegan. But I Pretend He Has An AllergyâFor Convenience

Let’s get one thing straight. I am extremely grateful my son Noah does not have a major food allergy. I know moms that constantly worry about their children eating something that could cause anaphylactic shock (God forbid!). Allergies are totally serious and no laughing matter. However, when it comes to a child’s dietary preference, most adults do not take it seriously. More »

Nurses On The Maternity Ward Are Liars About Breastfeeding

Nurses On The Maternity Ward Are Liars About Breastfeeding

There’s something strange about lying in a hospital bed after you’ve just pushed out or had a baby cut out of you for the first time. You’re lying in a bed you can’t really get out of, and then someone hands you a beautiful thing that you just made. After you take a few moments or hours to soak that in, it’s time to get to the task of actually keeping this baby alive. Normally this is preceded by the thought: “….shit. What do I do now?” More »

A Cheat Sheet For The WTFness That Is Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Mama

A Cheat Sheet For The WTFness That Is Alicia Silverstoneâs The Kind Mama

Alicia Silverstone‘s new parenting manual, The Kind Mama, is all the rage – especially among those who like to get fertility, sex and medical advice from a celebrity instead of a doctor. I get it though, celebrities are entitled to write books about stuff they only have anecdotal evidence works and become best-selling authors. This is the world we live in. You don’t like it – too bad. More »