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Stupid and Hairy

Stupid and Hairy

This weekend, while I was driving Sophie, Ava, and their friend back from an outing, I participated in the following conversation: The Friend: (to Sophie) Charlie and Abe said you’re stupid and hairy. Sophie: What?! ...
Let’s have a quiet contest!

Let’s have a quiet contest!

So I have a one year-old who only says one word: “gooooo!”   I have no idea what that means, but he says it and points at things that interest him, so I guess it’s his all-purpose word for “car,” “ball,” & ...
Sideways Junk

Sideways Junk

We recently adopted a 4-year-old golden retriever named Sam. The nutshell version of the story is that Sam showed up with his family jewels still intact. In the process of taking care of it, the vet discovered that Sam had, at some point, suffered a ...
Shrimp fiend

Shrimp fiend

I finally got my scattered-busy-mom act together and made a good home-cooked meal last night for the whole family. This was a big change in routine from the usual pasta for the kids and egg white omelet for Dieting Mommy while Starving Daddy gets ser ...
I love technology

I love technology

My adorable niece, Emma, turned 1 back in September. There were snow cones, a bounce house, balloons, a smash cake and presents, of course ““ lots of presents. Last night, I finally uploaded her birthday party pictures on Facebook. (Slacker aun ...
Raw vegan pregnancy?

Raw vegan pregnancy?

For many years, this mom of five was a raw vegan. When she was pregnant? Bring on the steak, eggplant parm and luncheonette home fries. Oh, and her favorite? Homemade whipped cream. Read how our resident Super-mom and yoga goddess, Taylor Wells, ate ...
Do I have “Mom” stamped on my forehead?

Do I have “Mom” stamped on my forehead?

For just a few fleeting moments at the grocery store, pushing that cart without anyone hitting me in the head with a sippy cup or begging me for cereal that turns the milk pink, I remembered what it was like to shop before I had kids. I leisurely exp ...