Monthly Archives: March 2013

You’re doing it wrong: Parenting*

*Side Note on the title: There is this cooking series on Slate.com that drives me batty because it’s so sanctimonious in a smug hipster way. Every article is entitled something like, “You’re doing it wrong: Pancakes,” or, “You’re doing it … Continue reading

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Seeking Rationality

Recent debates with my two-year-old: Whether or not the sippy cup she was requesting was already in her hand. Whether or not I could take the hair she found on her sleeve and reattach it to her head. Whether it … Continue reading

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We’re done…. Maybe.

The other night I had a nightmare where I was pregnant for a third time and I had to go on bed rest because the pregnancy was causing my legs to literally rot off. Suck on that one, Freud. The … Continue reading

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Vignettes – Ms. B. Edition

(Flipping through a Crate and Barrel catalog) “When I grow up my house is only going to have stuff from Crate and Barrel in it. Like this vase, that’s cute. And this couch. That dog’s cute. (It was a real … Continue reading

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Vignettes – Peanut Edition

In the mornings I ask Peanut how she would like me to fix her hair, and she tells me she wants either “pony hair” or “piggy hair.” She also sometimes wants a bow in her hair, which she calls “my … Continue reading

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Morning Commute

Peanut: “I wanna sing the cow, Mommy!” Me (having been well educated by the Peanut as to exactly what this means): “Alright. ‘Old MacDonald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o. And on that farm he had a cow. E-i-e-i-o.’ What do cows … Continue reading

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A glimmer of perspective

Last weekend we went out to eat with Grammy and Granddad, which is always a little dodgy. Not because my mom and dad are particularly unruly, but because the Peanut is two and I kind of question whether two-year-olds really … Continue reading

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