I am not a perfect mom.  I make my own choices about how to mother my children. For the past three mornings, Brooke Allen has had a Peep with her breakfast, which is a Pop-Tart or a Clif bar.  She gets Sprite with her meals at restaurants, and Sprite with cherry flavoring at Moe’s when she eats her cheese quesadilla.  She eats a lot of quesadillas, actually.  Anything with cheese.  I figure the cow that made the milk that made the cheese ate grass at some point and there’s some vegetable quality in that.  I don’t worry about buying organic, gluten free, dairy free, GMO free, all the stuff that makes food taste good free.  Brooke Allen likes her macaroni and cheese from a blue box (I do, too). I didn’t breastfeed either of my babies.  Truth be told, I didn’t want to.  I’m also a working mom, and what little time I have at home, I didn’t want to be tied down to a breastpump, thinking of all the things that need to be done because I am home by myself with two kids.  There is laundry to do, children to bathe, and sleep to be had before we

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