Describe your parenting style in one word Vigilant.
Song that best describes your parenting experiences to date “Love Rollercoaster.”
What's always in your refrigerator Coconut water. It was the only thing that quenched my thirst when I was pregnant.
Craziest thing you've done because you were sleep-deprived Stepped into the shower with my nightgown still on. I also once put moisturizer on my toothbrush.
Last meal you made for your family Angel-hair spaghetti with chicken and tomato sauce.
Favorite book to read to your kids Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb.
Last thing your girls did that made you laugh Last night one slept in her tutu and the other slept in her rain boots.
Behavioral or physical traits you hope your children don't inherit from you Being thumb-suckers in childhood. Being zit-poppers in their teens. Being worrywarts as adults.
Trait you hope your kids do inherit A desire to help others. I'm involved with Save the Children's Newborn Child Survival program (savethechildren.org) and went to Guatemala to see their efforts.
Last parenting decision you regretted Dolly broke out in hives, and I brought her to preschool anyway. They called me almost immediately: “Come get her.”
Best piece of parenting advice you ever got My mom told me that you should always give kids choices.