Articles published by Chris Fives

About Chris Fives

Chris is the married mom of two spirited, lacrosse-playin' boys. In her single days, she got her kicks running Iron Man triathlons. Now her idea of a good time is two seconds to sit down!

Breast (And Bottle!) Is Best

I thought I was doing everything right. I waited for the perfect man (for me!) to come along and we were settled comfortably before we became pregnant. My pregnancy was…

The Stains of Summer

Happy summer, Smartmamas! You and your lovely brood are no doubt enjoying plenty of barbecues and days in the sun (don’t forget the sunscreen!). One thing I don’t love is…

Fighting the Fortnite Battle

I know I should be looking forward to summer, but I’m not. I’m filled with dread as I try to figure out what to do with my 2 boys, ages 13…