September 2nd, 2011

Playground First Aid – An Exercise in Contrast (a guest post from the G-man!): Viewpoint #1: Grandma’s Watch Two mornings ago LP and I were down at the local park.  A few other people were there including two grandparents their ~2yr old granddaughter.   Suddenly the grandmother gets kind of flustered and frantic and from … More September 2nd, 2011

May 9th, 2011

Mom’s Stuff: Tonight was one of many nights where we had a rough time getting LP to chill out and drink his milk before bed. There are many strategies we have in arsenel: letting him grab the sippy cup, giving his stuffed sloth bear some milk first, walking around and letting him drink while we … More May 9th, 2011

March 29th, 2011

Mom’s Stuff: I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be a “working mom.” First of all EVERY mom I know is a working mom – and every dad I know is a working dad – and every same-sex couple I know has a pair of working moms or working dads. Here … More March 29th, 2011

November 28th, 2010

Mom Stuff: ‘Tis the season! I think my favorite thing about Thanksgiving is that the day after I get to play Christmas music with abandon (much to G-man’s chagrin). This is one of the first years where we aren’t getting our Christmas tree the weekend of Thanksgiving since the tree is going to cut off … More November 28th, 2010