Topic: motherhood

My Lifelong Goal Is To Be A Mother, But Now I Am Too Depressed & Afraid To Have Children

My Lifelong Goal Is To Be A Mother, But Now I Am Too Depressed & Afraid To Have Children

Yes, I have always known about the bad, bad things our world holds around every corner and down every lane and across every hallway. There are awful things that happen all day, every year. But for some reason I can’t quite pinpoint, I can’t help but be so frighteningly aware of them that the prospect of having a child now upsets me. All I can imagine is crying. Just crying. More »

I’m Hiring A Nanny – God, I Hope I Meet Julie Andrews

I'm Hiring A Nanny - God, I Hope I Meet Julie Andrews

I’m getting ready to sit down and interview a nanny to come into my house and take care of my daughter. It seems a little inappropriate that the only thing I can think of while hiring my first household staff member is Mary Poppins. Honestly, I’m George freaking Banks right now. Can you think about children’s movies while you’re actually using the terms “household staff member.” How ridiculously preposterous does that sound? More »

Treat Your Children Like Accessories, Just Like Victoria Beckham!

Treat Your Children Like Accessories, Just Like Victoria Beckham!

I don’t normally try to hate on Victoria Beckham. Yes, I realize that she looks like she hates life, even though she lives a fairytale that puts Cinderella to shame. But in general, I think she’s a pretty put together woman who always wants to look powerful and in control. I can respect that.

However, I cannot get behind these little Mommy & Me outfits that Beckham shared via Facebook from a recent trip to Beijing. Apparently, the Beckham’s youngest daughter Harper needs to match Mommy at all times, like an adorable pooping handbag. More »

Gallery: Angelina Jolie’s Lips Dominate The January Issue Of Marie Claire

Gallery: Angelina Jolie's Lips Dominate The January Issue Of Marie Claire

Angelina Jolie is on the cover of January’s Marie Claire looking as radiant as ever, and there are a whole lot more pretty pictures inside. What does she talk about in the article? Oh, lots of things. Her directorial debut In The Land Of Blood And Honey, social justice, not having very many friends, and wanting to move away from acting. The article is full of interesting stuff; here are eight choice quotes, plus all the photos from the editorial. More »

Party Favors: Considering Cigarettes

Party Favors: Considering Cigarettes

The pros and cons of smoking (excluding what it does to your health). -The Hairpin

Older moms can’t catch a break. -DoubleX

Famous ladies sure like winking. -The Frisky

Famous love triangles and such. -College Candy

Crafting with paper. -StyleList Home

Going for traditional feminine prettiness. -Birchbox

Let’s talk about the ethics of wearing vintage fur. -Refinery29

Or the ethics of recycling your own material, like Martha Stewart. -Styleite

What about mixing content with retail?! -The High Low

Or emulating Kim Kardashian. -The Budget Babe

Patti Stanger, by the way, doesn’t know much about morality.  -Betty Confidential

Now let’s talk about sparkly shoes! Miu Miu ones! -Poshglam

Let’s end on a positive note with the moral center of the fucking universe: Jane Goodall. -YouBeauty