June 27, 2013
by admin

In praise of my mother, and p.s. I’m in business!

I have made fun of my mom a few times in this blog. I have, for example, compared her to a doomsday-ready Bassett Hound. But I do so out of love, for my mother is the grooviest there is. She just left … Continue reading

June 29, 2012
by pileofbabies

My Tenderoni.

Bedtime with Ben. Ben: “I am going to sleep with Duckie on my chest tonight. He needs me to protect him because sometimes he gets afraid of monsters.” Mom: “Oh! Well that is very sweet of you to protect him.” … Continue reading

June 11, 2012
by pileofbabies
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Car-versations: Braaaaaaains.

(The car is silent. We are driving to school.) Meg: “Mom?” Mom: “Yes, Meg?” Meg: “Do bunny rabbits have brains?” Mom: ……….”You know Meg, I was just asking myself the same question. The answer is yes. Bunnies have brains.” Meg: … Continue reading

May 11, 2012
by pileofbabies

That is not why I brought you to the playground.

Here is why I take my kids to the playground: Minimum work, maximum payoff They are outside, the jungle gym is there waiting for them, and I do NOTHING. Also, you get more cosmic parenting points when you take kids … Continue reading

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