Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler

Originally published in Ruckus Magazine. When Jill Smokler found out she was pregnant, she had a “hysteria inducing, this-cannot-be-happening-to-me, why-did-I-not-triple-up-on-the-birth-control shock that rocked [her] selfish, skinny life to the very core.” Her life consisted of working, shopping, eating out with her husband, drinking with friends and shopping some more. Surprisingly, once her first child was … More Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler

The comforts of home

I am feeling pretty cozy and relaxed today, with the cold and cloudy weather outside and the glow of the lamps warming the apartment, making the browns in the floor and cabinets reflect a warm caramel color.   You can almost smell it— well, it’s probably because I can smell the salted caramel air fresheners we … More The comforts of home