May 25 2012
Moving Once Again Amidst Madness & Excitement
My husband asked me the other day if our lives would ever be sane. I reminded him of a promise I made when we married: marriage would never make our lives boring. What an understatement! Not all of our adventures … Continue reading
Apr 24 2012
Let’s Talk About “Selective Reduction”
The extent of my problem is that I’m over 40 and I don’t have a lot of time
Apr 12 2012
Why I Don’t Have a Will
My husband and I talk a lot about doing a will. A lot.
Mar 1 2012
Settling Down in Texas
As I am fast approaching my six-month anniversary on arriving in Austin, Texas, I thought it would be a good time to stop and take account of everything.
Feb 21 2012
Do Parents Actually Have Any Control?
To be honest, I am seriously annoyed. With all the discussions about Tiger Moms, Helicopter Moms, French Moms, and Laid Back Moms, I wonder why no one is qualifying what defines a “good parent.”
Feb 20 2012
What if You Want to Attach, But Can’t?
With Mayim’s book about attachment parenting coming out soon, I have been reflecting on my own mother’s experience.
Jan 24 2012
Leaving Baby for The First Time
For over 15 months I had not had a 24-hour period to myself, and I was long overdue for some R&R.
Jan 9 2012
Eating off the Floor, iPod for Toddler, & Other Rules of the Laid Back Mama
My husband and I are not very disciplined, regimented, or structured parents.
Jan 4 2012
My In-Laws Ditched Me, So I Got a Puppy
I discovered that to even question the perfection of a family event on my husband’s side is cause for divorce.
Dec 20 2011
I’m About to Turn 40
Tomorrow I will turn 40. I am big on birthdays, just not my own. Still, I usually have a few things on my wish list. This year, though, I don’t want anything but more of the same. I never thought … Continue reading