Published articles

1) Baby Name Nicknames: The Ubiquitous Addie(Link)

August 27, 2013

Personal essay about naming my daughter

2) Tasty Baby Names: Food possibilities from Romaine to Kale to Clementine(Link)

September 22, 2013

Food-inspired baby names

3) Post-Pregnancy Exercise: The New “Me Time”

Fé Fit

January 21, 2014

Personal essay about the challenges and benefits of post-pregnancy weight loss and exercise

4) Mom for Hire

Fé Fit

February 23, 2014

A humorous take on how mom-acquired skills could assist one’s return to the workplace

 5) Southern-Fried Baby Names: Rhett, Scarlett and Savannah(Link)

March 9, 2014

Baby-naming article of Southern style baby names

6) How to Work Out at Home (Or in Your Sleep)

Fé Fit

April 7, 2014

Humorous personal essay about parents incorporating daily exercise at home while caring for small children

7) 80s Movie Names: Favorite Names from Favorite Childhood Flicks(Link)

October 19, 2014

Baby names inspired by 1980s classic movies

8) Out of the Mouths of Babes

Fé Fit

November 18, 2014

Personal essay about the unique way children view the world and the funny things they say

9) Unusual Girls’ Names: Hidden treasures below the Top 1000(Link)

November 23, 2014

Essay about promising girls’ names outside the SSA’s top 1000 names

10) You’re Not a Bad Mom — It’s Just the Morning Rush

Fé Fit

November 28, 2014; republished March 19, 2015

Essay about surviving hectic mornings with small children

11) Upscale Baby Names: The s-ending boys
December 14, 2014

Boys’ baby names that end in -s, are monosyllabic, upscale and (mostly) outside the SSA Top 1000

12) New Year’s Name Resolutions

January 20, 2015

How not to name your baby in 2015

13) Girls’ Baby Names: A plethora of P-names

March 5, 2015

The best potential P-names for your baby girl

14) “Say #*&%@%” – How to Survive a Family Photo Session with your Sanity (and Marriage) Intact

Little World Organics

May 26, 2015

Tips for surviving a family photo session with children in order to achieve the best images possible

15) When My Kid Grows Up, I Hope She Becomes This…

Little World Organics

June 27, 2015

Twelve personality traits, values and behaviors that I hope to instill in my children as they grow up.

16) Back to School, Back to Reality…

Little World Organics

August 31, 2015

The good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to going back to school.

17) What To Do When Your Baby Name is Loved by (Hundreds of) Thousands

Little World Organics

October 5, 2015

Want your little girl to stand out? I make over ten uber popular girls’ names and present a multitude of underused and viable name choices.

18) Ten Popular Boys’ Names Inspire 101 Fresh Picks

Little World Organics

October 15, 2015

I present 101 viable and hip boy naming options as alternatives to ten super popular ones.

19) The Clark Griswold Approach to Halloween

Little World Organics

October 26, 2015

The pursuit of the perfect Halloween doesn’t always go as planned.

20) Children’s Birthday Parties — The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Little World Organics

November 9, 2015

When less is sometimes more when planning your child’s birthday

21) All Roads Lead to the Holidays

Little World Organics

December 7, 2015

I recount our non-traditional Thanksgiving adventures in Asheville, NC

22) Christmas 2015: A Postmortem

Little World Organics

December 30, 2015

The pursuit of an (almost) stress-free Christmas

23) Chess Pie in My Face, A Big Disgrace

Little World Organics

January 6, 2016

The worst kitchen baking disaster ever…

24) I Resolve to be a Couch Potato (and Other Resolutions)

Little World Organics

January 18. 2016

Not so traditional New Year’s resolutions




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