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While putting the kid to bed

“Did you just flash a gang sign?” “No, this is the hand I used to wipe diaper rash cream on her butt, and I didn’t want the poop dust on these two fingers to touch the rest of my hand.” … … “Can we go back and pretend I didn’t even ask that question?”

Add to the list of things that make this mortal body worth the pain

My next piece about a recent live show Alpha Mom: A few weeks ago my husband and I attended a live show for the first time in several months, that of singer/songwriter Andrew Bird whose performance nearly knocked us out of our shoes, our shoes that were bought on sale because we spent the rest [...]

RADIODREAD

RADIODREAD Tracks from Radiohead’s Ok Computer remixed as raggae songs. I am transfixed by “Let Down” featuring Toots and the Maytals. (via Patatomic)

Moments before she spilled 16 ozs of freshly squeezed orange juice all over my lap