Back when I was in my early 20s, I was in a craft club. My lovely, creative friend (who now writes the very entertaining Unfrump My Mom), aptly named it Glues & Booze. Each month, we’d get together to create objects that would make Martha swoon. Well, many of the women did. Not me. No, […]
It’s funny. I spend a good amount of my time writing about parenting, and lately I couldn’t feel like I know less about the subject. It turns out that having three kids doesn’t make you an expert. Well, it doesn’t make me an expert, at least. It’s kind of like I’m baking a pie. (For […]
Happy Hanukkah to those of you celebrating this week! Around our house, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Lenny enjoyed an 8-hour tree lighting extravaganza, the kids are naughtier than ever, and I had to put a down vest on over my 3/4-sleeved shirt to run an errand at 8pm last night. Whew…Hurry, Christmas, […]
This is the time of year we ooh and ahh over everyone’s kids saying how cute/creative/scary/awesome they look. But what if they don’t? Not for lack of trying, of course. But sometimes even the best of intentions fail us. In the era of Pinterest, I’m guessing there are at least a couple of you out […]
You better watch out. You better not cry. Better not pout.