Monthly Archives: December 2012

Noon Year’s Eve

Ian and I already rang in the New Year and no, we aren’t in India.  We are just wild and crazy like that.  Rather than spending our evening squished among drunk tourists from Portugal, Kansas, or worst*, New Jersey and … Continue reading

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I Guess I’m Doing Alright As A Mother

I grew up poor.  At one point we didn’t have a refrigerator.  That winter we kept our perishables on the window sill.   We are talking really poor.  So you can imagine my confusion at the conversation I had last year with … Continue reading

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Naming The Baby: Finding The Balance Between Out Of The Box And Out Of Your Mind

I could talk about baby names and naming babies for days. That’s why I was thrilled to be a part of a recent Huffington Post Live piece entitled “What Happened To Mary?”  The segment debated whether the movement away from … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I’m not over the horrors of Newtown.   I know none of us are.   But I want to get back to the funny.  To the mommy fodder that I need to get out on this blog.  Like the fact … Continue reading

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Enough Is Enough

There have been some amazing discussions, tweets, blog posts, and petitions circulating since Friday’s horrific events in Newtown, CT.  I am both saddened and honored to be a part of these conversations. As a mother I struggle to comprehend this … Continue reading

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How To Con The Babysitter

Yesterday Gavin told me this story: G: Mommy, Dee [the poor unknowing babysitter who comes 2 hours/week] gave us Fruit Snacks in the morning. Me: Um, you aren’t allowed to have those until after dinner. G: I know that, but … Continue reading

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Good Point, But Go Suck It: The Jet Lag Edition

I was so scarred from my first edition of I’m Right, You’re Wrong that it instantly became my last edition.  But what’s a girl to do when she has a disagreement on her hands and no where to vet the validity of … Continue reading

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