Category Archives: Parenting

Thumb Wars

It’s baby season, and while I no longer have a license to hunt one down, I enjoy admiring yours from a respectful distance. After you’ve carted it home and cleaned it and mounted it just right in your Ergo, I will give you one of the most important things you will ever need: a pacifier. […]

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Mom Cards Never Expire

When my little girl got her ticket to ride on the Career Rollercoaster… It’s right on the fence whether I will have my “Mom Card” revoked or just suspended. I didn’t break any laws, per se. But apparently I have not completely fulfilled my motherly duty by ‘caring enough’. I have a daughter graduating from […]

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Open Wide

Five out of seven family members have had their wisdom teeth removed…and we aren’t so wise anymore. Before you have that wisdom yanked, use it first for crying out loud, and choose full anesthesia. I’m a card-carrying member of the “Coward’s Club” and flash it on occasions such as this. I wouldn’t scar myself for […]

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