Tag: parenting

I'm a Little Unsteady

Hello, dear readers. It’s been awhile, I know. I’m still here. I’m exhausted and typically close to a meltdown most of the time, but even people who live next to volcanoes have days where the wind shifts and they relax a little, right? Is that not a real saying? Who knows what I’m saying anymore?... Read more »

Tiny Personifications of Time

Tiny Personifications of Time
Children are just that: tiny personifications of time. You can’t believe how big they are because you can’t believe that much time has already passed. You blink and they go from baby-shaped to kid-shaped. Two years ago today, our son, Harrison, was born. Our whole world changed. We became parents. We were suddenly responsible for... Read more »

You're Doing a Good Job

You're Doing a Good Job
I received a message the other day from a friend I went to community college with—the younger sister of a friend I did theatre with in Florida. She wrote to tell me that something I’d said once about Harrison had inspired her to write a song for her upcoming album. She told me, “I hope... Read more »
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"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From

"I Get It Now." Where Unsolicited Advice Comes From
In the “Just Wait” article, I described the infuriating phenomenon that is unsolicited advice. I was puzzled, both as a pregnant woman and then as a new mom, about why SO MANY WOMEN continued to pelt me with information I didn’t ask for. Some of it turned out to be useful, but sorting it all... Read more »

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two
Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two   Last time on Star Trek: The Next Generation… No, no, sorry. Last time on Sincere Mommy, I mean…   We left our heroes on an airplane watching Man of Steel, thinking about the future and what was headed their way (Ryan likes to mock me for choosing to... Read more »

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Pump and Dump Show

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Pump and Dump Show
This is a new segment I call “I Left the House!” specifically for reviews of parent-related events out and about! Last night, I went to Mayne Stage with my dear friend and fellow Mom, Sarah Seemiller. Her son is a few months older than ours and she’s much better at getting out of the house... Read more »
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Hello, What Have We Here?

Hello, What Have We Here?
Nine months ago, in a hospital not far away, boldly going where many have gone before, I had a baby boy. Welcome to my geeky artsy mommy blog. Now, if you’ve stumbled upon this blog, or you’re a friend or family member of mine, I’m sure you’re wondering one thing: Why should I read this... Read more »