September 2012

enough but not enough [sleep]

September 27, 2012

Well, here is is again: the time after having a baby when I am both post-pregnancy and pre-losing the baby weight. It’s a hard time. And the baby is over two months, starting to sleep through the night, and suddenly I feel tired and not together, still, but also this creeeeeping feeeeeling of being overweight. […]

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I can’t watch the news

September 25, 2012

I can’t watch the news. I’ve blogged about it before. I just can’t. It’s like a terrible horror movie half the time, only it’s real, and sometimes kids are actually suffering. I accidentally watched Good Morning America a few months ago and I saw a story about how a mom was arrested and admitted to […]

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broke and rich, too

September 18, 2012

I was dropping my middle child, dear three-year-old, off at Preschool this week and the director of the school asked me how we were doing. She has two kids, in college now, and a husband who she’s going to visit soon, on sabbatical in Switzerland. “How’s it goin’? How you feelin’?” she asked, in her […]

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failure (is) an option

September 17, 2012

Being a parent is pretty awesome. It’s totally a trial-and-error test of your patience, and kindness, and virtue, most every day, but yet (and this is the strange part–the part that tricks us into having more kids) we still do it, because it’s rewarding. Mostly. Probably one of the finest hidden gems about parenting is […]

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don’t have kids, then

September 13, 2012

Don’t have kids if you don’t want them. Really. Do not listen to the people telling you “Oh, you say that now!!!” They are wrong. You may change your mind, but you might not. And if you don’t want kids, please, for the love, do not have them. Use birth control. Abstain. But do not […]

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don’t have kids, then

September 13, 2012

Don’t have kids if you don’t want them. Really. Do not listen to the people telling you “Oh, you say that now!!!” They are wrong. You may change your mind, but you might not. And if you don’t want kids, please, for the love, do not have them. Use birth control. Abstain. But do not […]

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mall playground

September 9, 2012

There is so much disgustingness lurking in the world that it could make even the most laid back non-germaphobe cringe. Mostly we (the not-too-worried-about-germs among us) just ignore it, since the kids don’t seem too phased by it, but sometimes something happens that makes me dry heave and get the latex gloves and sanitizer out. […]

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repost: you need a blog

September 7, 2012

The best thing about being editor-in-chief is when I go back and read something and it still makes me laugh. And I wrote it. And then I can give myself a raise. This was from last year and it was just a horrible, and yet so wonderful, experience. Enjoy. you need a blog You need […]

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for the moms

September 5, 2012

This one’s for the moms. That’s right. The moms who, especially at this time of year, just do not get enough thanks. Or praise. Or acknowledgement. This is for the moms who were up at 11pm last night doing dishes and up at 6am making breakfast. And lunches. This is for the moms who look […]

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