Keren Brown is the mother of 3 little ones (including twins). She loves balancing motherhood, networking and her passion for food. She is a food entrepreneur, founder of Foodportunity and the author of the Food Lovers Guide to Seattle. More about her family and food adventures can be found on her blog, www.franticfoodie.
I stood in the hallway of the hearing clinic, waiting in line for my son's appointment. I overheard another mother telling her birth story to a 19-year-old girl.
The young girl was slim and trim;…her belly skin was so tight that her navel practically kissed her back. The girl responded with something between a scrinch and a smile--it was clear she was trying not to appear grossed out by the gory details, though the contour of her lips said it all. The mom continued to talk animatedly about her… >> Read More
Everybody is ready to give you advice. Give them a pacifier. Put them to bed early. Learn to take care of yourself.
Most of this advice has many different sides to it and a lot of it is based on…your personality. The only advice I ever needed and want to give is: Rituals. Make them happen. It is the little rituals that have changed my life. Rituals build the moments. Smaller ones and bigger ones that shape who your family is and how they interact. I was at a funeral/celebration of life for a woman who I… >> Read More