dumb things people say

Gender Fender Bender

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I am pretty worked up about an article I read via Facebook, via Tiny Prints, via Parenting.com First of all, as many of the fans of Tiny Prints pointed out, stick with making great prints and cards, skip the other agendas.  Their job is to make paper look great.  So, here’s the article.  And here […]

baby

Sperm and Hard-boiled eggs

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So, this morning I made Em hard-boiled eggs for breakfast. The following conversation ensued: Em: Look, Mom! A perfect yolk…I didn’t break it while I was opening my egg. Maybe I should take it to Show and Tell… Me: As soon as we put it in a bag it may break… Em: Mom, was this […]

adoption

Part 3 happened…

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*Note: The asterisk was used to break up the spelling of the body parts not because they are dirty but because when people do word searches for p*orn on the Internet, Noah’s site doesn’t come up…since it’s not p*orn and all… Monday I thought we were done with the conversation for a while…like a long […]

Emilyism

Part 2…

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Well, Em wanted to hop in bed early so she could read me books, I could read her books, and she could draw some pictures. I asked her to pick out which books she wanted and she chose “The Bones Book” by Stephen Cumbaa, and, most importantly in this case, illustrated by Kim La Fave. […]

Emilyism

SEX!

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Quick, I have to write this before I forget… Me: Is Clare pregnant?Em: Claire, my babysitter?Jason (simultaneously with Em): Clare N?Me: Yes.Jason: Yeah, about 6 months, maybe.Me: Thanks for letting me know…Em: Claire my babysitter? She’s 16. How can she have a baby?*Smoke fills the room, lights dim, Beethoven’s Symphony #1 in C, Allegro con […]