A Heroine of Cocktail Moms Sobers Up

by gurumommy on January 4, 2010

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The author or “Sippy Cups Are Not For Chardonnay” sobers up as she realizes she has a drinking problem.  This article in the NY Times discusses her descent from playdates with cocktails to recovery as she comes to terms with a drinking problem that has made her a best-selling author , her latest book, “It’s Not Me, It’s You” & her popular blog, babyonbored.blogspot.com where she announced that she was quitting drinking just 6 weeks before her latest book was released.     ANOTHER pro forma play date. Toddlers plied with juice boxes, Goldfish crackers, Play-Doh. Then host-mommy turns to guest-mommy: “Something to drink? I have coffee, tea or …”The two mommies lock gazes.“…white wine?”  Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, a writer, always chose the wine.

“It was a taboo moment,” said Ms. Wilder-Taylor, 43, who has three girls younger than 5 and lives in Encino, Calif. “It was a way to express that we’re still fun people. Just because we have babies doesn’t mean we can’t have an adult side.”  read entire article here

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