Archive for September 2013

My Photo Bomb

To the lady in the Hobby Lobby parking lot who took a photo of me doing the unthinkable, please do me a favor and mind your own damn business. Yes, I know those racks are in place to cut down on costs due to parking lot assholes like myself whose shopping cart plummets into your... Read more »

I'm Addicted To Taking Home Pregnancy Tests

I'm Addicted To Taking Home Pregnancy Tests
When you are trying to conceive, the two week wait is hell. What is the two week wait, you ask? It is the two weeks between the time you ovulate and the time good old Aunt Flo arrives (aka the dreaded menstrual cycle) or you find out that you are pregnant.  In other words, two... Read more »

10 Ways Owning A Dog Has Prepared Me For Parenthood

10 Ways Owning A Dog Has Prepared Me For Parenthood
I have owned dogs my whole life. I’m a Certified Veterinary Technician so owning a dog (or three) is an occupational hazard. I also ran a rescue group for 13 years so the probability of having a dog was pretty damn high. These pooches taught me a thing or ten about parenthood. 1) You are... Read more »
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I Did Not Need a Marriage Certificate to Get Knocked Up

For those of you that do not know me, I am a 40 year old, first time mom to a gorgeous 14 month old son and I am in a loving, long term, relationship with his father. We are not married. GASP! You heard me right….I did not need a marriage certificate to get pregnant... Read more »

The Morton Arboretum Is Going To The Dogs

The Morton Arboretum Is Going To The Dogs
Dog Lovers mark your calendars!!! For the first time, man’s best friend is taking over The Morton Arboretum. On Saturday, September 14, the Arboretum’s Tails on the Trails event invites dog owners to hike and explore the Arboretum’s grounds with their canine companions. Enjoy a “paw”fect day out with your pet as you meander down the... Read more »