The last time my husband and I had a date night we did the same thing we usually do. We hired a sitter, had dinner, and went to a movie. Here is an excerpt from dinner. “We’re out of compostable bags.” “I know. I have to order them from Amazon.” “I think the garbage men hate emptying the compost bins.”… Read more →
What is the Momtropolis?
In 2004, without a change of address, I unknowingly entered the Momtropolis. It had been forming post-9/11, though I didn’t realize it at the time, and grew quickly, coming to epitomize a large part of the Brooklyn lifestyle we now know. How did I enter the Momtropolis? I gave birth to my son and immediately joined my first mother’s group at a store called Urban… Read more →