Monthly Archives: February 2013

Dora and Fauna

I have found something even more motivating to a pregnant woman than a screaming toddler:  a vomiting cat.  While home yesterday telecommuting, I was in my “office” trying to answer some email.  My office is the dining room/”vomitorium” and is … Continue reading

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Jolly Clean Giant

Mother Nature is a cruel bitch.  As a member of the Knocked Up, when you are at your most uncomfortable and huge, you become possessed by the urge to clean.  It’s that damned nesting thing, I suppose.  I remember last … Continue reading

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I Wanna Know, Have You Ever Seen the Brain?

I have been totally blind-sided by hormones the past week or so.  It must be hormones, as I’ve not identified any sort of physical damage from blunt-head trauma.  From pregnancy with Stella, I remember going stupid initially and then right after delivery.  … Continue reading

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Role With It, Baby

What’s the saying?  The more things change, the more they stay the same?  I’ve talked before about gender roles and kids, specifically against raising them to have certain expectations for behavior.  I hate the whole strict pink and blue “teams”.  If … Continue reading

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A Long Spray’s Journey Into Night (alt title: Penis De Milo)

Every once in a while, I still have one of those “what in the world am I going to do with a boy?” moments.  I had a really good one yesterday.  As is so often the case, we have had … Continue reading

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To Smell in a Handbasket

I’ve had several random similes flash through my head recently as I’ve observed behaviors and trends around my household.  These aren’t new, and have no doubt been mentioned by generations of parents before me. Toddlers are a lot like Vampires: I swear I cut Stella’s … Continue reading

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