Monthly Archives: May 2011

Two freak-outs a day.

The girls’ bathroom toilet is leaking. I turned off the water supply last night, laid a towel out on the floor to soak up the water that had spread across the tile around it and got on with my life. … Continue reading

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Bathing suit hell.

Despite my somewhat ranting post yesterday – which was so roundly supported by you readers, which made me feel really great – I like to be a positive person. I like to look on the bright side. Find the silver … Continue reading

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A letter from the mother I am to the mother I will never be.

Dear Mother I Will Never Be: I’ve been thinking a lot about you lately. I’ve had a lot of motherly frustrations. Whining children, blatant ignoring of my instructions to get. your. shoes. on., a baby who is not gaining enough … Continue reading

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I am bossypants.

You know that game where you pick the six people throughout history you would invite to dinner and everyone picks Jesus because, you know, he’s Jesus, and then also Ghandi and maybe George Lucas? That’s a dumb game, but if … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to work.

The last time I went out of town on business it was a nasty stomach virus. It struck the night before I left and I foolishly thought it was food poisoning from a fast food stop the night before. Surely … Continue reading

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