Archive for October 2011

Got Twins?

Got Twins?
My life is overrun with twins, so I found this article from Live Science fascinating. Seeing Double: Eight Fascinating facts about twins How does one’s life become overrun with multiples, you ask? When you marry an identical twin, whose mother was an identical twin and then you have identical twins. When you’re father is a... Read more »

Here's where to pack your "lunch notes"

Here's where to pack your "lunch notes"
As if mothers need anything more to do. Or one more thing to add to the list of things to make us feel inadequate. Wall Street Journal–To Pack an A-Plus Lunchbox I mean, FFS. Did you read the article? You have to. Go ahead and read it now. I’ll wait. I know! Love notes every... Read more »

My sons dress like gangstas, and it's my bad

My sons dress like gangstas, and it's my bad
My sons are wearing gangsta jeans. And it’s my fault. Not because I didn’t hold them enough when they were babies or screwed-up their potty training or anything. It was a shopping error, a miscalculation that led to a wardrobe malfunction to the Nth degree. But this year, I played it smart, or so I... Read more »
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A Suburban Dad's Guest Blog: Hank Williams and the Dixie Chicks

By Rick Kaempfer I’ve been following this story about Hank Williams Jr. comparing the president to Hitler with great interest. Not because I’m a Hank Williams fan or anti-fan, and not because I was particularly offended by what he said. The reason I find the story so interesting is that it reminds me very much... Read more »

The Tooth Hurts: dental surgery teaches A City Mom the truth about herself

Friday afternoon I had a tooth pulled. And a gum graft. And a dental implant. And it hurt. A lot. It’s still hurting today. But that’s not my point. Closer to my point is the fact that when I made it home, I still wanted to take care of everybody else. It snuck up on... Read more »