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Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Erma Bombeck and the Flu

I know there’s a joke in here somewhere. … I opened the window and in-flu-Erma!* “Huh?” – you. Let me explain: I recently returned from the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop at the University o...
Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Letter to my son on his 9th birthday

Each year I write a letter to my kids on their birthdays. To see more birthday letters, click here. Dear Luke, Happy birthday! Today you are nine and that’s a pretty big deal! These letters ...
Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Embracing Forty

  Today I am forty. Time has certainly stamped its passage on my person. My body carries the years in various and sometimes surprising ways. And yet, as I face this milestone birthday I don’...
Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Kids are bad at all the stuff they do

Here’s why I’m a worse mom than you: instead of feeling proud and happy that my son qualified for the A-level swim championships, I’m annoyed that I now have to spend two weekends going to t...
Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Teaching All the Things

I have so little time to teach my children ALL THE THINGS. My days as the source of all that is good, right, and informative are limited. Soon they’ll look to their stupid peers (that would ...
Motherhood, WTF? · 1Y ago

Beat the Winter Skin Blues

We have a long-standing struggle against dry, itchy, winter skin around here. As a baby and toddler Sally was a mess of rashes, eczema, and full body itchiness that drove her (and everyone a...
Motherhood, WTF? · 2Y ago

“Mom brain” can be dangerous

Did you know that every eight minutes a child under the age of 6 experiences a medication error (outside of the doctor’s office or hospital)? According to a 2014 study in the journal Pediatr...
Motherhood, WTF? · 2Y ago

Below Average Soccer Mom

Each stage of parenting comes with its own challenges. As I slowly transition from little kids to mid-sized kids, my job as mom involves more and more administrative challenges, and, thankfu...
Motherhood, WTF? · 2Y ago

Have You Heard of Dexing?

My kids are still little. Little kids, little problems. I fear the teenage years with an irrational fervor. If my little kid problems can keep me up at night, how am I possibly going to face...
Motherhood, WTF? · 2Y ago

All About Head Lice (blech!)

There’s not much that terrifies the elementary school parent as much as these two words: head lice. *shudder* We’ve all heard horror stories of the gross little bugs that itch and multiply a...