Honesty in Advertising

I am a very rational, conscientious shopper when I am not pregnant or breastfeeding. Basically I have not shopped smart since the Bush Administration. But it’s ok because I am part of an online resale group. I have been able to recoup some compensation for my poor choices. this has been a humbling experience, especially […]

Unshiny

Today’s post starts with a prayer, which is ironic, given it was the absence of prayer that brought about this post. My prayer as I write is that He will be glorified in this flawed human’s account. My baby has RSV. This may not sound too bad to some, but I have seen what it […]

Science

Evolution of child raising as evidenced by the progression of parental reactions to Baby throwing up during the night. Firstborn: Baby throws up in basinet.  Parents know this because they have been obsessively watching Baby on the video monitor. They have not slept since Baby was born. They immediately call the pediatrician’s after-hours call center. […]

Meetings With Strangers

I like to share stories. I have no artistic bend when it comes to paint and canvas, but bringing moments to life, giving them dimension and color, sharing the mundane that we all relate to and reminding us to laugh and be warmed by our collective human experience, that is what I can share. Too […]

An Abridged Guide to Little Boys

Here is a handy guide for moms of boys denoting little boys’ complex thought process regarding hygiene and cleanliness. Situation 1: Is peeing all over the bathroom acceptable? Yes. The world is my toilet. Be happy I peed indoors AND in the same room as the toilet. Situation 2: Should I eat my boogers? Of […]

Cellulitis; A Love Story

Yowsers. So much to share since last post. We are moving. It’s just something we like to do when I am in my last trimester. I think it’s probably because I am so sweet and gentle and never complain. I am also very organized, but not demanding, and really make the experience special for everyone. […]