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On my last post, I received a comment asking me my thoughts on surrogacy and adoption. I started a reply and a bajillion words later I figured it would probably be better suited as a post because I would love for people with experience in these areas to help educate me. My thoughts about surrogacy…

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Speak Softly And Yadda Yadda Yadda

I have barely slept since Wednesday night thanks to a host of things, so my ability to focus is nil. Although I just typed that sentence, then spent ten minutes trying a braid on my hair. So, my ability to focus on the task at hand is nil. I am going to have to medicate…

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Getting It Wrong

I think a lot lately about what I put “out there.” Annie takes everything literally. If we say we’re going to do something, we have to do it. There is no tricking her anymore. If I say I’m mad at her, I have to also act mad (that means no giggling at exaggerated pouts). I…

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I Got 99 Problems…No Actually, I Just Have One

When I became pregnant with Madeline I didn’t have an obstetrician. At that point, Dr. Looove had been doing all my girlie things so I hadn’t needed a Lady Business doctor. She suggested a few OBs, but I decided against them because they delivered their patients at the old, rundown UCLA hospital. That wasn’t appealing…

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The Problem With Joe Paterno

Last week Maddie’s impending birthday gave me insomnia, so I watched a lot of the coverage of the Penn State Scandal (read that link for the basics if you’re unfamiliar). There isn’t one part of the story that isn’t horrifying. From the alleged rapes of at least eight minor boys to the massive cover-up that COUNTLESS…

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