Winter is coming, Persephoneers. Winter is coming.
With my sea creature-loving son turning six earlier this month, I had to show him the recipe I’d stumbled upon in my Pinterest travels: Sharknado Cupcakes. He laughed, and immediately requested that I make them for his classroom treat.
I still remember when the promos for the movie Kung Fu Panda came out. I was sitting in the movie theater with my parents, probably a year before the release. I was around thirteen years old and was just hitting my stride of jaded teenager who snorted at the thought of seeing anything goofy or […]
We’ve all had moments where we were out somewhere – maybe having a meal, maybe seeing a movie, maybe on a bus/train/plane – where we’ve thought, “Someone needs to tell that kid to knock it off.” When some parents mix entitlement with a lack of common sense, is creating specifically kid-free places the answer?
On Saturday, my five-year-old son said to me, “I know you’re Santa.”
Okay, maybe not the most fair title, since I am currently quite full of cold-related snot myself, but come on, kids are reservoirs of snot. Just admit it.
It’s official, I’ve left my ivory tower of feminism. In a way, I’ve been on my way out for years, volunteering at rape crisis centers and women’s clinics and lobbying at the Capital. Those were all situations I could walk away from, places I could go home from at the end of a shift and […]
In my previous post about parenting two children while having chronic fatigue syndrome, my daughter was in school and I felt much worse at the time. I’m pleased to say I’ve made some progress.
Living with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) means constantly weighing what you think you “should” be able to do and what you actually can do. Three years into it, I’m still learning how.
Babies are assholes. There. I said it. They’re little jerks who steal our time, our money, our social lives, our sleep, our personal drive. They make every moment about them-them-them and they never say thank you. Seriously. Don’t have one. Never have one. No one should ever have one.
Dudes, I need to get real with you. Between The Body Love Revolutionaries Telesummit and working with clients and living my big fat life, I’m kind of tuckered out! So this week, I just want to toss you some links to some really good articles that you’re totally going to want to read!
So, here we are. Stores are full of big red hearts filled with candy. Silk boxers patterned in Cupids or covered in “I love you” show up next to bustiers and feather trimmed lingerie, displayed prominently in every department store. February 14 is here. Another Valentine’s Day. Time to commence the annual this is just […]
Every once in a while, I meet someone in their 20s who’s been part of the fat positive community since his/her young teens. Often, they found fat pride as a result of a late-night Google search that led them to a blog or two. They often tell me they never(!) dieted and focused on approving […]
I wrote this post six years ago, on my personal blog, Gotchababy when I was just figuring out how to live life with a newborn. Six years and one more kid later, I’ve got it down (sometimes). Yesterday, a friend was talking about having to wait at Walmart with a sick kid to get a […]
Our refrigerator is covered in artwork my nieces have created for us. Unfortunately, all too often they get overwhelmed by pizza coupons and takeout menus, not to mention the fact that we don’t have ANY magnets that are appropriate for children’s eyes.