Why, oh why, is everything in the world of baby girls’ clothing pink? Pink is a fine color. But it is only one of thousands of hues. It’s kind of ridiculous. Once you get to toddler sizes, there’s a beautiful world of whimsical purples, playful oranges, and bold, vibrant primary colors. So why is […]
Archives for January 2012
You have 4th row tickets to Wilco Saturday night but cannot for the life of you find a sitter. Damnit!
You show up to a work party at someone’s house and discover that they have 7, that’s right SEVEN, cats. And you are allergic to cats. And one of the cats helps itself to making a bed out of your baby’s carseat the moment you put it down. And the homeowner tells you “The only […]
I think someone should make a poo-scented gag candle specifically for guest bathrooms. The person comes in, does their thing, and then lights the “fresh’n’clean” scented candle to cover their tracks…only to make it far, far worse.
I just came across a notice of a research project awarded to someone here at ASU and it has the best research title. EVER: “Examining the Effects of the Taser on Cognitive Functioning.” I’m guessing the research will take this into consideration: And this: Luckily, a lot of the evidence was already summarized and analyzed […]
Tomorrow is my first flight with baby, and my anxiety is basically at a fever pitch. If you were to read my list of worries, it would go something like this: What if she cries the whole time? What if everyone shoots daggers out their eyes at me for having a baby on board? What […]
I’m catching up on email after the weekend, and there is a tremendous amount of it. I should clarify: personal email. I have found that I do not have time to get online on the weekends. At all. My hats off to those professional mom-bloggers who do have the time have hired help to watch […]
It’s so hard to tell Steven Tyler from his American Idol co-host J. Lo these days.
Now that I’ve got a 6 month old on my hands, I think it’s time to reflect on what being a mom has taught me thus far. So here are the 6 things I’ve learned so far from baby, one for each month: Be Yourself. Having never been a parent before, I had no idea […]
Today, my girl had her 6-month checkup, and now that she’s 6 months, of course the favorite question for everyone to ask is, “Is she sleeping through the night yet?” The yet part is, by far, the most annoying part of that inquiry. And when I say no, it’s always followed by unsolicited advice that […]