This week the Handsome Husband and I had our ten year anniversary. TEN YEARS. Which is mostly weird because it means we've been adults for over a decade. A quick aside: I measure our anniversary from when we started dating, because it's pretty weird to throw half a decade of your life out the window … Continue reading #RelationshipGoals
The phrase "life hack" kind of gives me hives (probably because I'm married to a geek, and therefore have to know things like what "hacking" actually is), so I refuse to have anything to do with it. That being said, here are things that make my life easier/better/less likely to end in a blazing inferno … Continue reading Life Hacks Don’t Exist, But Here Are Some Swell Ideas
Ed. Note: You probably saw that title. It's not trying to be weird or goofy, just straightforward. I've been mulling over racism, sexism, ableism, etc. in the media, and how it shapes our brains. So if you don't want to read my thoughts on that subject, just skip over this one. I'll try to be … Continue reading Children’s Books & Representation
The Kraken's school doesn't celebrate traditional holidays (way too mainstream for Berkeley), so instead they make up their own traditions, and this week it's Jammie Days! Which, yeah, just means coming to school in your pajamas, but you have no idea how exciting that is when you're three, and spend most of your life resisting … Continue reading Pajama Party!
This week we've all been laid low with a fiendish combination of runny noses, sore throats, and pink eye, which basically means the entire apartment, including its occupants, are disgusting. And covered in used tissues & antibiotic ointment. Luckily, we've got the Olympics. Yeah, I'm one of those people. Summer or winter, I get giddy … Continue reading Yay! Go Sport!
I mentioned to a MomFriend about how many books that I read when I was younger mean totally different things to me, now that I'm a parent, and she said we should keep a list and make a book club. But I tried to organize a book club once before, and found out that it's … Continue reading Book Club!