Emily Wyckoff

The exercise bet

If you are any kind of parent – stay at home, working, or work from home – finding the time and motivation to exercise is tough. I do like to exercise but the later in the day I push it off, the less likely it is to happen. And I feel like I get less things done if […]


Emily Wyckoff

Best Holiday Memory

Do you ever have one of those moments when you think you must be doing something right when it comes to raising your kids? I know that I sometimes feel these moments are few and far between, but this Christmas my six year old daughter surprised me. Unbeknownst to me, my two daughters were furiously making […]




Emily Wyckoff

Car seat confusion

I have a confession to make – I broke the law today (unintentionally). I picked up my four year old from pre-school and I was also driving his two friends – both three year olds – home. Well, I forgot that over the weekend we had done some car jockeying and my minivan, usually flush […]


Emily Wyckoff

Help! I need a babysitter…

My babysitter luck ran out last year. For seven years, I was literally flush with babysitters. I was the go-to person for my friends who were in need of childcare. Then, my regular sitters, a key few who had been with me for six or seven years, aged out, moved away, found real jobs, etc. and I was faced with […]