Baby & I went for our nightly walk around the ‘hood last night and, when we got to the park about 7:00, we stopped for a few minutes to watch a girls’ soccer team practice. This morning, we just got back from our morning walk around the ‘hood and found the exact same soccer team […]
Archives for May 2012
This week’s Time cover and headline (and, to a much lesser extent, the content of the magazine) is a flashpoint of discussion about motherhood. I’m not going to say anything about it. There’s already too much judgment and unsolicited advice out there for moms. I’m not going to add to it.
I’m sitting here staring at my monitor ready to write a post. Why? Not because I have anything to say but because I have, for the 1st time today, 20 minutes or so to myself before I collapse in exhaustion. Between working a full-time job and taking care of a 10 month old without a […]
Am I the only one who views the workday as an impediment to the sh*t I want to and need to get done? Instead of sitting here for 8 hours I would rather: finish my Photoshop Mother’s Day project finish the art I started 7 months ago for my daughter’s nursery finish start at least […]
Yesterday I was at the receiving end of a woman bitching about me to her 3 year old because I wouldn’t accommodate her excessively permissive parenting in letting her 3 year old manhandle Baby’s face. Excessively permissive parenting seems to be a theme this weekend. I just came back from Target, and in the baby […]
I was just at the library with Baby, and she was in her stroller just quietly watching everyone while I thumbed through a few books. I looked up to see that some 3 year old was pawing at her face with both hands. “Be gentle,” I said, wondering where the F this child’s parent was. […]
I am devastated to hear of Adam Yauch’s death. The Beastie Boys have always been one of my all-time favorite bands. They were my gateway to hip hop, Licensed to Ill was the soundtrack of 6th grade, and the rest of their albums have been the soundtrack of my life ever since. I had tickets […]