Michelle Barthlow

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Privacy, Please

What do you tell a 4-year-old after she busts in on you when you're having sex?<p>The important thing to know is that we are not sex addicts.<p>We are not cavalier about where or when we engage in sexual congress.<p>We have a door on our bedroom and we do, on occasion, close it. That said, let me try to set …

The Bittersweet Milestone I Didn't See Coming

My addiction started early. What began as an innocent desire to escape into fantasy and find some calm in the midst of chaos turned into a lifelong habit. I ran with crowds that accepted my behavior, only cutting back when I got my first real job and realized my extracurricular activities would …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

April 27th was all about cookbooks at the TODAY Show!<p>The "Real Housewives of New York" star and entrepreneur saw potential in the outdated …

How to encourage developing fine motor skills

Maybe you’ve heard the term “fine motor skills.” Knee deep in breastfeeding and diapers, you probably didn’t have too much time to think about what …

An Annual Interview: 20 Questions

Yesterday our 6-year-old asked if I'd snap a photo of this leaf. He suggested that it may in fact be the first orange leaf of fall. His need for the photo alerted me that autumn truly is upon us.<p>Last year I started a few traditions when my oldest started Kindergarten. One was asking the 20 …