xmas tree

From the Momfilter Archives  Dear Husband, You are a wonderful man in so many ways—a loyal companion, a strong and loving father, a hard worker and provider—and for that I am grateful. But I can no longer make excuses for you in one area: Christmas gifts. I understand that you are busy. I, too, am […]

date night

We have friends who live in England, who seemed very perplexed when we asked them if they have a weekly date night, going out, just the two of them.They said that they have “date night” every night in a way, as they eat dinner together every night after putting their daughter to bed. They get […]


The thing is, the Fisher-Price swing we were given as a gift broke all of Nivi’s rules: it made noise, was deeply plastic and took up a lot of space. Whereas the only part that was plastic in Nivi’s swing was the Rubbermaid base. So that’s our daughter at about two months, swaddled to near-suffocation […]


You might have already heard about Spousonomics, the genius new book about relationships by Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson. Here’s a snippet from their blog, which pretty much sums up every irrational argument we’ve ever had with our spouses. You’ll be hearing from Paula regularly on Momfilter. Loss aversion is an aversion to losing that […]

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