My name’s Liz. I was at Concannon’s Bakery & Café this morning with my mom, my sister, and four great little kids. You chose to sit at the table next to us, even though the whole place was full of empty tables. We knew we were going to be a somewhat noisy group, so we had taken the table in the farthest corner of the restaurant. We blocked in the three- and four-year-old so they couldn’t try to run off—it was perfect. They sat there eating their donuts. My sister’s baby gobbled up his veggie multigrain crackers. I held my sweet little Neville, who is almost three months old and the happiest baby ever. Read More Dear Old Lady Who Was Giving Me Dirty Looks While I Was Breastfeeding My 3-month-old at the Café Today:
This week on The New Normal: Bryan and David visit some friends of theirs who have an infant, and Bryan is enchanted while watching the baby breastfeed.
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This week’s smorgasbord of political odds-and-ends is brought to you by my short attention span. Plus, doesn’t it seem like lots of stuff is, y’ know, happening this week? It’s no ratification of a defense spending bill or passage of a long-overdue nuclear war treaty (hey, everyone’s too busy picking out the least offensive holiday knick-knack for the in-laws to bomb their frenemies anyway, amirite?), but for a Congress that might as well spend its sessions in a perpetual, partisan paintball war (face and groin shots highly favored, +10 for hitting that wily McCain who’s always changing the goalposts or declaring a rematch halfway through the game), it’s a nice little Christmas peace offering, like giving your kid a cat-shaped tin instead of the real cat they asked for (this happened to me). Read More Political Round-up: WikiLeaks, Tax Cuts, DADT and More!