I’m going to begin my series of gift guides with suggestions for women (or men) who live with/are married to/would like the right to be able to marry a very geeky gadget addict who leaves a trail of cables wherever he goes. Kind of like Hansel and Gretel in the sense that he’s so absentminded [...]
We’ve been so surprised by Chuck’s reaction to Marlo, one so gentle and attentive that one time when I put her down for her morning nap I didn’t realize he had followed me into her room to make sure everything was okay. And when I shut the door I accidentally shut him in there with [...]
Xbox Staycation Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: Xbox Staycation Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at [...]
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For my beautiful family, our health, our safety, the love we all have for each other. Best wishes to you and yours!
Last week Leta learned how to make get well cards at school, and so over the weekend she ran with that idea, holed herself up in her room and started her own printing press: I have to admit, yes, this is adorable and such a sweet gesture, but the first thing I thought is OH [...]
What? You don’t think I adopted a dog and gave birth to a child because I love them, do you? I only did all that because I was bored!
Very proud of herself for getting through the morning routine without any fuss. The key: TIME EVERYTHING. Ten minutes to eat breakfast. Ten minutes to get dressed, brush hair, and brush teeth. Any extra time is play time. Period and done. No negotiating. Meaning, we have to treat her like we’re dealing with a vicious, [...]
So I’ve either got one wicked cold, or I’m in the beginning stages of swine flu. I’m trying to be positive here and hoping for the former because I don’t have a very high temperature, and also, I DON’T WANT TO DIE! I’m headed back to bed in a second but wanted to announce a [...]
Chuck has put up with Coco’s constant badgering, I think because he feels sorry for her that she’s so nuts. But the other night he was sitting in the living room minding his own business when she ran up and tried to mount him, and DUDE SMACKED HER DOWN. Like, I AM DONE. And Jon [...]