Reading Your Dog’s Poop

Most dog owners spend a lot of time picking up poop, but not a lot of time thinking about it. It’s gross, but you should really be paying attention to your dog’s business. Knowing what’s normal will help you spot potential health conditions before they become serious. 

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Views you can use, science, and April Fool’s jokes done right. Fun stuff!

We try it!

We Try It: Unicorn Poop Cookies

That’s right, you heard me: POOP. 


Friday News Bites: More Marriage Equality and David Bowie Goodness

That’s right, I’ve managed not one, but two news stories that involve David Bowie. We’ve also got some judges who could be heroes, just for one day…

This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is a Wee Bit Less Stabby Than Usual

After all, most state legislatures and Congress are on holiday, so they aren’t writing laws about my uterus this week. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of other misogyny in the news! (Trigger warnings apply for just about everything.)


Science News: 11/27/12

Welcome to the latest installment of science news! We’ve got updates from Mars, a plethora of discoveries about ancient animals, and an island that doesn’t exist.


What Your Poop Should Look Like (Why Euphemize?)

As you probably guessed from the title of this blog post, I’m not a big believer in euphemisms. In spite of the fact that everyone talks about their poop (you know you do… we’ve seen your Facebook posts), few people know what “normal” is or what the end result of a healthy digestive system should […]

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: The Tao of Poop

I have, historically, been a somewhat squeamish person. If something fell in a just-cleaned toilet, I would just try to flush it, because EW POOP GERMS. But then Gabe came along, and while I still have a very firm aversion to poop, I’ve had to relax somewhat about it. If I didn’t, I’d never be […]


Feeling Fiber Fine: Ways to Increase Fiber Intake

As a parent, you realize early on that a lot of your job has to do with poop: the looking for poop, the wiping of poop, the removing of poop stains. It’s just the way it is.


I Am Constipated, Hear Me Moan

I am at my worst when I am constipated- and I will talk your ear off about it. Why? I’m a firm believer in the art of talking about poop ““ it’s such a common thing, but the conversations around it can be somewhat secretive, especially the issue of constipation.