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Category: Parenting

Speechless

Speechless

I’ve been trying to write a post on picky eaters this morning, but I woke up with the same dread and horror I had the day after the Presidential election. And I can’t let it go. I don’t know how to articulate my thoughts because […]

Update on this blog.

Update on this blog.

The obligatory first day of school photo. I’ve worked meticulously on this site since April, and I still don’t feel I’ve gotten into the blogging groove yet. I got a new theme, a new host, a new camera, and made new recipes. But it feels […]

I’m done with inspirational quotes on girls’ t-shirts

I’m done with inspirational quotes on girls’ t-shirts

Here are a few of the offending t-shirt quotes I am ranting about: Genius Prodigy Future Leader I’d rather be reading Girls Rule Brilliant Mind Girls with dreams become women with vision Intelligence is beautiful Girls can do anything Girl genius Smart Cookie Future astronaut […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Um. Candy, I need some help, my husband says. Hearing these words, I realized I would probably end up cooking parts of my Mother’s Day breakfast. To be fair, he made everything aside from the poached eggs. My husband had surprised me with smoked salmon […]

Why I Had Kids

Why I Had Kids

When I typed “Why I Had Kids” in the Google search bar, I got a list of interesting results: why I wish I never had kids, I wish I aborted my kids, regret having kids, reasons why I don’t want kids, etc. None of them […]

Homemaker

Homemaker

Being A Homemaker Can Be The Most Thankless Job In The World Once a week, as I’m scrubbing the shower grout with a special brush specifically for grout (being neurotic as I am I found a grout brush), I wonder if anyone notices what I’€m […]

Nothing To Lose

Nothing To Lose

I realized I hadn’€t turned off the hose in the backyard. Even as I rounded the side of the house I saw a misty spray of water over the fence, shooting straight up towards the birdhouse in our tree. A toddler laughed gleefully. Her back […]

Nothingness

Nothingness

Vacation Visiting California was a sort of test for me. I saw my nephew for the first time, my brother and his wife saw my 2nd baby for the first time. We planned trips to Napa for wine tasting, and ate tons of food. I […]