Marriage Coupons for Christmas I’m just surfing around for parenting sites to compare and contrast. In our gender and society class, the teacher had us “test” commercials by trying to reverse the gender. For whom do you think these coupons were designed? There’s a snarky part of me that wants to print them out and [...]
My nearly-two-year-old is demanding to use the potty. I’m not sure at what point in my life this became a source of bragging, but I find myself as happy (almost) as when the Chicago Bears won Super Bowl XX.
Alpha Mom Isabel Kallman – The Martha Stewart of Parenting Ummmmm I guess it is helpful to believe that it takes a village to raise a child when you can afford to buy one of your own villages. The sad thing for me is, there are elements here that illustrate what I want for children- [...]
Nothing shameful about breast intentions After countless idiotic comments and columns, this was refreshing.
A few weeks ago our neighbor graciously loaned us one of her lawn mowers, perhaps because she feared losing her house in the overgrown lawn. . . . It was bad enough that I couldn’t start it without the fortuitous drive-by of our lawn guy, who taught me how to prime it and get it [...]
I haven’t blogged about the Perfect Madness book since my initial rant, partly because I haven’t felt like taking notes while reading and thus needing to locate a pen I like prior to sitting down at night, and partly because I don’t want to rant on so much I miss the point. I too, experience [...]
Today, Kevin’s friends from college came over. We haven’t seen them in probably 12 years. Carter greeted them in his underwear, then announced he was going swimming. They pointed out, quite reasonably, that it was raining. He responded by taking off his underwear and grabbing his swimtrunks. He seemed to be struggling with right-siding them [...]