Did you know that the spread of smartphone technology has made us all so distracted as parents, that our kids are breaking more bones because we’re so busy ignoring them?
That’s the totally reasonable conclusion reached by this Yale Continue reading →
DH is out of town on a business trip, and the time change has me feeling down. Each year I have such a hard time dealing with the sun setting so damn early.
And it’s not even cold here! I’m Continue reading →
What are you up to this weekend?
A school bond measure in our local school district needed a supermajority of 55% to pass.
It got 54%. What a f*cking gut punch, amirite?
This would have funded critical repairs and modernization of our high schools, which are literally Continue reading →
It’s Election Day!
Spill all your angst here, and chat away!
Halloween took a sad turn when DS4 came down with a nasty stomach virus and had to skip the candy grab.
But it also resulted in a moment we will remember for decades to come. Before the puking commenced, DS Continue reading →
Apropos of my last post (when I left my daughter home alone and traumatized her for life because she thought I was maybe dead), I found this chart really interesting, because it lists how old kids have to be Continue reading →
Time to unpack my bags in the wake of an epic guilt trip!
Let me set the scene: DD9 wakes up yesterday complaining that she “feels hot.” We take her temp and sure enough, she is running a fever (100.3). Continue reading →
Good news: High heels are dead!
It seems that flat shoes with roomy footbeds are all the rage.
Running shoes, Birkenstocks, Teva-type hiking sandals and Adidas-style slides were among the low shoes with a high profile during the recent spring Continue reading →
Every year they show up at my door, usually a little later than all the little kids: overgrown trick-or-treaters. Sometimes they don’t even bother to wear a costume. And I’m left feeling like I’ve just been shaken down for candy Continue reading →
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