Tag Archives: Pop-Tarts

From Boy to Man

Hey, World! I’d like to introduce you to your newest adult. Statistically, the United States alone is celebrating 12,000 new adults today (give or take a few), but I happen to know one of them pretty personally. After all, he … Continue reading

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I Don’t

I hear it said to mothers of young kids all the time: You’re gonna miss this when they’re teens. But here’s my counter-argument: Maybe you won’t. I don’t. Sure, every once in a while, I long for the feel of … Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed + Gus

Today, my plan was to give you a new spin on an old story. I’ve re-written our NICU experience in 800 words or less for a parenting memoir submission, and although many of you already know Gus’s story, I bet … Continue reading

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All Things in Moderation

My metabolism is on vacation. Better she than I, though. She looks much better in a bikini. I, in fact, haven’t looked good in a bikini since I was sixteen. And that, my friends, was quite a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Typical

Dear Indy’s Child, I read on Facebook that you’re looking for a blogger. I would say you’re looking for “a Mommy Blogger,” but that term actually makes me throw up in my mouth a little. You outlined a few things … Continue reading

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