Girl Talk: On Mothering Girls and My Own Linguistics

This idea has been kicking around in my head for a while (keeping company with “why must everyone on the internet have an opinion about everything?” and “do we have enough cat food to get through the week?”), and it’s been a while since I clambered atop my soap box, so I thought I’d give(…)

Six Years and Counting

Dear Maddie, Congrats, darling!  It’s your sixth birthday, and while I know your festivities have been a little spread out this year, and your sister being sick has sort of complicated the focus of your day, I do want you to know that we’re really excited to able to celebrate, in however limited a fashion,(…)

Throwing Money at Your Problems (Or How Toddlers and Lack of Sleep Will Make You a Crazy Person)

Throwing Money at Your Problems (Or How Toddlers and Lack of Sleep Will Make You a Crazy Person)

Sigh.  Well, I meant to continue coverage of our vacation with at least one more post, but I’m still, STILL, waiting on SOMEONE to edit his photos, without which I CANNOT COMPLETE THAT POST!!!!  Ahem…  Anyway, that person, whomever he may be, has promised to work on them soon, so perhaps I’ll be able to(…)

Caribbean Getaway:  Part I

Caribbean Getaway: Part I

So, it’s been awhile, but I was on vacation, and I planned to post while on vacation, and I took my laptop and everything, but when I got down there, I didn’t feel like it, and so I didn’t blog, and I refused to feel guilty about it because I was on vacation, and all(…)