I'm an ambitious gal and as such, I tend to over-do things. The upside is: I get a lot of shit done. The downside is I'm exhausted and occasionally resentful of my own over-exterion and also, I drive my family crazy because I never let them just veg out. But taking the baby apple picking with a double ear infection, well, that was just stupid. Read all about it in my new essay for the Park Slope reader: Bound to Tradition
Nicole is a parenting writer who contributes essays and articles for magazines like Parenting, Parents, American Baby and Babble. She lives in Brooklyn with three children, one husband and a morbidly obese goldfish.