Yesterday was Bridget’s 3rd birthday. She spent the daylight hours indulging in cookies, cat-stalking and sunshine in the kind of present-moment-savoring paradise that most adults wish they still had the freedom to enjoy. She was playing on the porch swing when her big sister Brontë put one of Douglas’s dog toys in her mouth, barking and crawling around on the ground. Oh […]Read More Bubbles and Beebots In the News!
Hello, readers and fellow bloggers. Hope you’ve all been well and I mean to catch up with you guys, but I’ve been knee-deep in the parenting trenches of full-blown family sickness for the past week… There are some aspects of parenting we’ve all heard jokes about our entire lives. You’ve heard them so much, in fact, […]Read More Preschools and Snot-Driven Plague Vectors
It feels like if we work harder to create a clean environment, we should be rewarded with a healthier child. Harder work should equal a better result, yet science supports the theory that a little dirt is good.Read More Americans Are Too Damn Clean, Part 1; Bronte Continues to Try the Cats’ Patience
Sometimes “curious” is a euphemism for “super nasty.”Read More Baby Havoc Report
In many ways, I am no different than a momma cat with her kitten (though thankfully, one of the exceptions is my ability to obtain baby wipes).Read More Lessons Learned from Kitten-Rearing