Posts tagged "commentary"

3 Michelin stars and a baby at Alinea

3 Michelin stars and a baby at Alinea
This past Saturday, January 11, two parents brought their infant into one of the premier restaurants in the country, Alinea.  Alinea boasts one of the best chefs in the world and 3-Michelin star rating along with it.  Due to a baby sitter cancellation the parents made the decision to take the baby with them rather... Read more »

Why I'm not loving the doula

Why I'm not loving the doula
What is a doula?  A doula is a non-medical professional, usually a woman, that acts as a labor coach to pregnant women.  Their role is to help the mother relax, feel good and be healthy before, during and after labor.  They are there to comfort the mother and offer support as well as make her... Read more »

Elf on the Shelf and other Pop Culture mysteries

Elf on the Shelf and other Pop Culture mysteries
When it comes to pop culture I’m always the last guy to the party.  I’m a self admitted ignoramus when it comes to most things that are popular in America, if not the world.  It wasn’t always this way, there was a point in my life that I was in the know, my dad was clueless... Read more »
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Baby name Thursday

Baby name Thursday
Now it’s time for the fourth installment of Baby Name Thursday.  I’m still tinkering with this pig, trying to find the best way to get it done.  Do you want facts, history, what?  Any tips?  Throw them my way.   Name:  Bryan Origin: This name is thought to be derived from an Old Celtic language word... Read more »

Gender Reveal Parties

Last summer my cousin invited me out to a local spot for pizza along with her parents and other family members.  I hadn’t seen that side of the family in while, she was pregnant at the time and I thought nothing of it so I joined them before work on third shift.  We jawed and... Read more »