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By Molly DeFrank My daughter turned four last month. When my husband and I asked her what she wanted to do for her birthday and braced ourselves (and our wallets) for Disneyland or a pony. She responded quickly, “I want to go to Sonic! And can we please eat in the car?!” Yes, my child. Yes, we…

By Molly DeFrank I always scoffed at people who warned me that babies are expensive. Breast-fed babies eat for free, I retorted in my head. When they start on solids, even organic baby food costs like $1 per meal. Those people must garnish their baby's food with truffle oil and clothe their kids in Dolce…

By Molly DeFrank How do you go about making mom-friends? When you're a kid, making friends is easy. In fact, it's practically unavoidable. You spend every single day stuck in a classroom with the same 30 kids. One day in 2nd grade you trade your granola bar for Sally's fruit roll up. Bam, best friends. In…