Reality strikes, and farewell

I believe parenthood has brought on many positive changes for me, but I'll be the first to admit I've grown downright pedantic when it comes to movie...

The joys of potty training

Our household is actively involved with potty training right now, a milestone that I had vaguely hoped would be maybe a 24-hour preoccupation but has...

Things I should probably feel guilty about (but don't)

Having literally eighteen months' worth of adorable kid moments captured by video. Still on the digital camcorder. Laughing at the baby when he...

Weekend as single dad

My husband was flying solo on parenting duty over the weekend while I was out of town for a few days, and I could tell he was experiencing the...

Kids and planes

As I type this I'm on a plane traveling to San Francisco for BlogHer, and seated behind me is a small boy, sitting between his parents. I'd guess...

Morning mania

On the days when we both work, my husband takes on the duty of taking both kids to daycare and picking them up at the end of the day. In return, I...

First kid, second kid

(I know this subject's been done to death, but what can I say, IT'S ALL TRUE.) 1st kid: After dropping the pacifier on the floor, boil it for at...

My failed career as drill sergeant

If you've ever listened to Bill Cosby's genius comedy routine Himself (if you haven't had the pleasure, may I recommend that you go ahead and buy the...

Sleeping through the night: An elusive goal

In the last week or so, my almost-5-month-old has abandoned his admirable new habit of sleeping 6+ hours at a time in favor of waking up every three...

On the road again (AIEEE)

We've got a road trip planned for this weekend, a 7+ hour drive from Seattle to the southern Oregon coast to visit family. I've done this drive so...

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