You’ve bought your ticket and made your reservation for California Adventure. You’ve watched the official opening of Avengers Campus. And you’ve heard that to enjoy the newest E-Ticket attraction — WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure — you’re going to need a spot in the virtual queue. Snagging this place in line requires two things: the Disneyland mobile app and a hefty dose of luck. If the latter eludes you and you aren’t able to get a boarding group at either the 7am or the 12pm distributions, stay strong.

With California’s recent reopening and the lifting of restrictions on theme park…

Photo by Jhong Pascua from Pexels

You’re emerging from your COVID cocoon and trying to figure out what to put on your face when it doesn’t have to be covered by a mask 24/7. Maybe you’ve spent all of quarantine studying BeauTube tutorials and finding you don’t actually have time for six layers of contour every time you leave the house. Maybe you’ve gone au naturale for 15 months but you have a vague recollection that you enjoyed a hint of glamour in the before-times. Fear not- there is a middle ground for us all, a way to scale up your look without too much hassle…

Whether you’re expecting a baby, dealing with the sleepless nights of a newborn, or getting ready to teach your little one to sleep through the night, you’ll want to put together a bedtime routine. The goal of this routine is to make bedtime soothing, predictable and manageable for you as the parent. If you want to spend an hour every night leading your baby through guided meditations, go for it! But if you are looking for a straightforward routine that you can adapt as your child grows, read on for your step-by-step guide.

Change the diaper and put on PJs

Start bedtime by bringing your baby to…

As an expecting parent, you have no doubt been bombarded by list after list entitled “the only list you’ll need for the perfect baby registry!” This is not that list. This is the list of things that aren’t on those lists. When I was pregnant, I scoured all of those lists, I asked all of my friends, I had been taking mental notes when visiting people with babies for years, but no matter how prepared I thought I was, I missed a few things that would have been lifesavers to have on day one. …

Wait, does it START with an epidural?

Do you need to have framed art on your wall before you can have a baby?

When is the last time you should have visited a doctor before you try to have a baby?

How do you know it’s time to have a baby?

What if you have been thinking about whether to have a baby and when to have a baby and how to have a baby and what it would mean to have a baby for most of your life, but when you met your partner he said, “I guess if I think about it, I always kind…

A Formal Apology From Max The Dog

To the Whos Down in Who-ville, And Who-mever Else It May Concern:

As you are all now aware, on December 24th, my legal guardian, The Grinch, stole Christmas. Before I detail my involvement here, I want to assure you that I am cooperating fully with the local authorities trying to uncover the motivation for this sinister plot, though I fear no one quite knows the reason.

While the packages, boxes, and bags have all been returned and the Whos have shown incredible strength in the aftermath of this tragedy, I know you all deserve better. I am not the Grinch…

Molly Cahen

Molly is a comedy writer, an educator, a summer camp alum, a Disneyland enthusiast, and a first-time mom.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store