Archive for February 2012

Mamacon Seattle 2012 - The place to twitch and bitch

There are a few things that I often hear women say that make me twitchy. The first one is this: “I love your children like I love my own!” BULLSHIT YOU DO! You don’t love MY kids as much as you love YOUR kids. Maybe you think you do, or you think it makes you... Read more »

Snips, snails, puppy dog tails, body odor, boners and BOOKS: A blog about boys

In 6th grade, some mean girls made fun of me for wearing an undershirt in the locker room during P.E. I’m over it now, thanks, but still when I think of it I FEEL the heat spreading over my cheeks and the powerless ness I felt over my boob-less-ness. Growing up is hard. Speaking of... Read more »

Birthday Bucket List

Today is my birthday and I want more. More birthdays, that is. MORE. And I want the days in-between those birthdays to have more of the rad, super lucky and precious moments of personal connection I’ve had with the ones I love over this past year like: Eating a piece of dark chocolate and looking... Read more »

Moms who drink, swear and CARE- Kicking pediatric cancer's ASS

“How can you possibly write such terrible things about being a parent? What is wrong with you? As a parent who has lost a child, I am offended by how ungrateful and clueless you are.” Name withheld That email message wasn’t so much fun to receive. In the early days of Moms who drink and... Read more »

Sex, lies and Fun-dip

Actual bedtime conversation with my 7 ½ year old daughter below. Girl         Who do you love best; Zach (my son) or Dad? Me         Oh, Honey, I love them both. I don’t love one more than the other. Girl         Yes you do. Everybody loves someone most.  I love you most. Me         Thank you. I love you... Read more »

Sometimes Moms just get pooped!

My dog sleep pooped the other night. I can’t be sure because I didn’t see it happen, but the vet DID say that she is a reactive pooper so maybe she was reacting to a dream. Whatever this means to my dog is less important in some ways to what it has come to mean... Read more »

How gay Clay paved the way one day

Many years ago a girl from my church told me that my love of celebrity smut was setting a bad example for my children due to the materialistic and gay loving values in Hollywood. I thanked her homophobic self for the unsolicited advice and carried right on subscribing to People magazine (and I no longer... Read more »