Fried Tofu

I have no idea why it didn't occur to me sooner, but after one trip to Loving Hut, I knew I had a mission. Fried Tofu. I know ....more

These Two

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The Babyganics Adventure Begins: Mila is on the Move

That child. That child was sitting right next to her piano when I walked ten feet to the kitchen to get coffee. I turned around and BAM. Miss Mila had somehow scooted her little booty backwards a few feet. On one hand, I love that Mila is tiny bundle of determined curiosity. If she wants something, she finds a way to get it. I can’t describe how thrilled she was that she had moved as far as she did. Smiles for miles, you guys....more

The Babyganics Adventure Begins: Mila is on the Move

I know I’m supposed to be excited each time Mila hits a new milestone, but YOU GUYS. That child. That child was sitting right next to her piano when I walked ten feet to the kitchen to get coffee ....more

For I Have Betrayed The Child

SOMEONE is still kind of being a jerk about eating at daycare, so weird things have happened at home. "Weird things" have included a level of domestication that makes me feel a little dirty, frankly. For example, I purposely bought a ton of apples and then made enough applesauce for Mila to be able to eat for years to come ....more

If Only It Were So Simple

"You're welcome," Alexis said. Her tone was that of someone who had been waiting for weeks to say "I told you so" and was finally in a position to yell it loud and proud. I stood on the other side of the car, precariously balancing a giggly Mila and several bags ....more

I Can't Be Trusted With Sharp Objects

They couldn't possibly be more different, so it's not really a surprise that we're hitting some parenting milestones with Mila that we managed to avoid with Alexis....more

Pumpkin Spice Monster Cookies

I'm completely over the pumpkin spice revolution, but yet somehow a weird thing happened -- I bought a bag of Pumpkin Spice M&Ms. They sound like a terrible idea in my head, but I tried them and discovered that they're good. Very good ....more

Getting Into The Swing Of Fall

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