Category: Mommy wars

Confessions of a Pinterest Mom

My children are the ones showing up in outfits I lovingly sewed for them. They eat pancakes shaped like dragons and sandwiches cut into smiley faces. They play outside in playhouses we built and painted, and take baths with glow-sticks and homemade body paint.… Continue Reading “Confessions of a Pinterest Mom”

Dear Mommy Wars, here’s why you frustrate me

(Updated March 25, 2015) Wow! I was thrilled to be contacted by The Huffington Post this afternoon about reprinting this piece, so you can now find the full text over there. Getting published on HuffPo was one of my career goals for 2015, so… Continue Reading “Dear Mommy Wars, here’s why you frustrate me”

Don’t take anything personally

You know what really burns my toast? Meanness and general drama/pettiness/discomfort among friends! I’m kind of out of practice about it (luckily) but in the last couple of days, I’ve been letting some things get to me. My feelings have been very hurt. I’ve had… Continue Reading “Don’t take anything personally”

All signs point to yes

Signs I have learned by teaching Baby Boy sign language: Milk More Eat Drink Water Boy Sleep Bath Baby Airplane (that one’s not very useful, is it?) Signs Baby Boy has learned so far: … NONE! Can other babies seriously sign??? Why doesn’t mine???  Yes,… Continue Reading “All signs point to yes”

Stroller envy

Friday, January 22, 201020 weeks, 5 days pregnant Never thought I would be jealous over a stroller, but that’s the way the Arrowroot biscuit crumbles, I guess. Let me start at the beginning … While registering last weekend, Darling Husband and I mutually chose… Continue Reading “Stroller envy”