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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 […]

Chicken Confit

Chicken Confit

Even though the process of cooking something in €confit€, or immersed in oil, was generally done in the old days for preserving meat without refrigeration, the result was fall off the bone so delicious that it is still a popular method of cooking these days. […]

A Good Mom

A Good Mom

What constitutes being a good mom? Chores Lately I’€ve been writing about the endless chores and having no time and lack of sleep. For some reason I feel the need to make it clear that I have no issues with doing the menial tasks presented […]

Drowning

Drowning

Drowning It’€s the only way I can describe the feeling everyday. I feel like I’€m drowning and sinking to the bottom. I can’€t get my head above water. That everyone around me has mastered this ‘€being a mother’€ thing as I’€m struggling. It’s not that […]

Potato Soup

Potato Soup

Excuse the lack of step by step photos, and the bad quality of this one photo. Throughout cooking Potato Soup, I endured endless screaming and whining from kids that demanded my attention only when I am busy doing something other than coddling them, and as […]

Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

Sometimes when I’m up to my neck in puke, poopy diapers, and other forms of bodily fluids and human waste, my toddler will say something funny or clever enough to make me relax and laugh again. Here are some classics of what kids say: What […]