Rachel Saslow is a former newspaper reporter and current stay-at-home mom who crams all of her writerly ambitions into naptime. She lives outside of Washington, D.C., with her husband, their two young daughters and a grumpy cockapoo. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, celebrity gossip and going to dance classes and then undoing all of her efforts with cookies and wine. Her health and parenting writing appears in The Washington Post.
I swore I would never be psycho about my (future) children’s sleep schedules. Then I had kids.
With my daughters in the picture, poor Moxie is no longer the most fussed over dependent.
Tempted to take a trip before your baby is born? Read this first.
I was shocked when a guy asked me if he should tell his pregnant wife she was gaining too much weight. Here’s what I wish I would have said in response.
What do I dread more than anything in the world? Air travel with my kids. Here’s how I survive.
This Valentine’s Day, I’m remembering what really matters: meds.
I have A LOT of trouble staying calm when my kids misbehave and sometimes I just snap. Can you relate?
It’s totally irrational but a friend gave her new baby MY DAUGHTER’S name and it just made me mad!