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Sunshine For Now

The boys are young enough that everything is EXCITING. RidingĀ on a bus is exciting. Eating ice cream is exciting. Driving through a tunnel or going over a bridge is exciting. Seeing a garbage truck is exciting. Going to “the park” (a playground) is super fricken exciting. In particular, the BIG SLIDE at the park is […]

Waiting is Hard

We have a thing we are waiting for. It’s a big thing. We are waiting for it. We’ve been waiting for a while. To answer the question that may have immediately jumped into your mind, no, I’m not pregnant. Though Dave enjoys the thought of maybe having a little girl. But with our luck, and […]

Not Having Kids = TOTALLY LEGIT

I have kids. They are twins. They are boys. They are eighteen months old. Here they are. It’s the most cliched statement in the world to say that having kids changes you. It’s a true statement. But it’s also an obnoxious statement. It’s often implied that when you change, you change for the better. Even […]

A Resolution, Of Sorts

I dislike New Years resolutions. I don’t think the concept of resolution in itself is bad. I get irritated with the hype and the commercialization. Like, you can’t hope to improve yourself without spending money at a gym. And you do need to improve yourself. You couldn’t possibly be just fine the way you are. […]

Mary Fricken Sunshine

I had been contemplating writing about parenting and judgy-ness. I have been thinking about “judgement” for a while, and the sport we make of it. It’s a national past time. Someone, somewhere, is doing something wrong. And boy, someone, somewhere else, is pissed about it. I’m no different. I have opinions. The other day, I […]