Princess Diana for a Day

As a little girl, I had one big dream: to becoming a nurse-princess. Sure, it hadn’t been done before, but I could have certainly been the first. I’d wear scrubs by day and gowns by night, and it all sounded rather practical until I learned that nurses have to deal with…blood. The very word made […]

I’m No Good at Goodbyes

~My last post for Babble.com~ Dearest Babble readers, It is with a heavy heart that I write this final post for Babble. I’ve documented the good times, the bad times, the scary times and all the laughter and love in between. In the 602 posts I’ve written on the Babble platform, I’ve received buckets of […]

I Promise You (Probably) Won’t Break Your Baby

To all my brand spankin’ new Mommy Friends out there (especially you Jilly Willy), this post is for you. I so hope you’ll honor me with a read because (not to be dramatic or anything) I poured my heart into every word. Some people want to buy the world a Coke, I want to give every new mom a hug. Tight.

A Big Huge Announcement!

I’m not pregnant, geez. But look at this nifty little badge!   Mommy Friends, you read it right!  I’m totally blogging for Babble’s Toddler Times (GULP)!  I may or may not have my first post published over there by the time you read this but I wanted you to be the first to know. It’s simple math really: […]

Are You a Momzilla? I was.

My name is Mommyfriend Lori and I am, or at least was a Momzilla – GASP! Check out my latest article on Babble, Are You a Momzilla? and let me know.  Hey, it takes one to know one. There’s even a handy-dandy Momzilla quiz just for fun…or just in case self-reflection isn’t on your agenda for today.

Making New Mommy Friends

I’ve been an only mother and man, did it ever suck. If you’ve ever faced motherhood alone or can offer suggestions on making Mommy Friends, please check out my article Making New Mommy Friends: Finding a community when you’ve got a toddler and share your ideas!  You may just make all the difference for a  lonely mother out there. Because […]

Cross One Off the Bucket List!

Once upon a time, there was a Mommyfriend who had a Bucket List stored in her iPhone that looked exactly like this: My Bucket List 1. Play “Chopsticks” on the piano with Elton John (what 8 years of piano lessons gets ya). 2. Turn John Mayer down in a hotel room (it could and definitely will happen). 3. Lean […]