The Daily B

Living by the seat of my pants since 2007

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April 28, 2017

The perils of working from home

In between conference calls with NYC editors and writing deadlines, I glance at the fridge and wonder: How hard would it be to make homemade brown sugar cinnamon pop tarts? Turns out, not that hard. One Trader Joe's pie crust cut into rectangles plus brown sugar, cinnamon,...

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April 28, 2017

Can we change the conversation about women?

Recently I was asked to partner with Public Radio International (PRI) and SheKnows media in a groundbreaking 18-month-long initiative to change the conversation about women in the media. Along with other journalists, bloggers, and social media influencers,  I'm committing to share important, newsworthy stories about...

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April 28, 2017

Blue Apron Review: First impressions

Cooking is usually the first thing to fall off my domesticity to-do list. I really love good food, and I enjoy cooking. It's a creative challenge, and I love a creative challenge. But come 5 o'clock, when I've been awake nearly 12 hours parenting and...

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April 28, 2017

My Little Pony

Not her pony, for the record. Though she's already informed me that when she's grown up she will purchase a horse instead of a car, become a horse trainer/sea animal rescuer, and also rehabilitate wildlife. For now, just a group lesson with friends. But walking into...

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April 28, 2017

Is the world going to be kind?

Miles' ear infection reached a crescendo around 5 p.m., an hour before he was due another dose of ibuprofen. He wailed, and without thinking, I cradled him, all 44 pounds, in the same way I had when he was a baby -- his legs straddling...

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April 28, 2017

half marathon playlist 2015

Running season is here again, which means it's time for a new half marathon playlist. This year I'm hoping to clock some faster times, so I opted for more upbeat music than in past years. Did I miss any of your favorites? Share in the comments. For...