Monthly Archives: January 2009

Promises Promises

I’ll try to stop actually hurting you as I brush your hair, if you try not to wince and scream out when you feel the brush’s aura approaching your head. Read more of the promises I’m making to my kids … Continue reading

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Facebook Apps Are Scary

I will come out right now and just say it – Facebook Apps freak me out. I just denied a request from my sister to say we were related on an app. I’ll shout it from the rooftops. I AM … Continue reading

Posted in save me from myself, technology, world domination | 43 Comments

To the Future Mothers on the Bachelor

I like a lot of you. I don’t know you. I don’t readily admit to watching your shenanigans and exploits. I just happen to catch the show every Monday night at 8pm PST completely by accident. You are not super-real … Continue reading

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This morning Magoo emerged from his room with a large stuffed turtle tucked under his arm, rather than the small mangy dog he’s been carrying around for weeks as his “baby.” “This is my new baby,” he announced. “Oh really? … Continue reading

Posted in baby stuff, blick, kid stuff, parenting | 24 Comments

You Need a Budget

Before I announce the winner, I want to let you all know that now through January 31st, Daring Young Mom readers can get a 10% discount on YNAB software by entering the coupon code “daring” on the site. Jesse … Continue reading

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Emotional Outbursts are We

Emotional Outbursts are We – A Grammatically Correct Place Where a Kid Can Throw a Fit. Things have been sort of climactic at our house lately. Everything is high drama. Both kids are going through a bit of a manic … Continue reading

Posted in domesticality, food, kid stuff, parenting, unbearable cuteness | 27 Comments