Ellen Seidman is a mom of three, editor, writer and special needs advocate. She's held senior positions at Glamour and SELF, among others, and writes the award-winning blog Love That Max . Her work has appeared in Real Simple, Redbook and Family Circle. In her spare time, she likes to breathe.
2, with one on the way
Myself, in three words or less:
High on life.
One thing I wish I knew before having kids:
How much they like and need structure. I used to be pretty carefree! But schedules and discipline are key for kids' well-being.
The amount of coffee I drink in a day:
I am fueled by one cup of iced coffee every morning, year round. Even on three-degree days. Fantasy job: owning an iced-coffee bar.