Grown Up Problems

When I was a kid I couldn’t wait for the day I would be older than my parents, because then I would be able to tell them what to do. I couldn’t wait to be an adult because then I could watch all the TV I wanted and stay up late on school nights. I…

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Mike’s Rebuttal

There are two sides to every story, as they say, so I thought I’d throw in my two cents. First, I would like to present Kate’s remark from the comment section: “I think the fear that Mike was operating under is that, if you didn’t like it, you wouldn’t be happy with it and might…

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I’m Pretty Sure Mike Is Wrong

The other night, we were celebrating one of Mike’s accomplishments. He got to decide our method of celebration, and he chose ordering in (fancy food in sweatpants!). There’s a delivery service in LA that will bring you food from dozens of awesome restaurants that don’t normally deliver. Since it was his night, he got to…

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No Return Policy

My Momversation last week was a really hard one – “Are Kids Returnable?” When I saw the topic, I sighed heavily. I’d paid close attention to the story of the Tennessee woman who sent her adopted son on a one-way flight back to Moscow with merely a note saying that she no longer wished to parent…

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Club Mix

Madeline was a very musical child. It’s becoming quite clear that Annabel is just as into music. She smiles whenever Mike plays his guitar. If there is music playing on TV she turns her little body. When she’s fussy, I sing to her and she calms right down. It’s pretty amazing how quickly her musical…

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