Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Sperminator

Hi, my name is Amy and I just got artificially inseminated. Have you ever been curious about this stuff?  Because I’m happy to tell you all about it.  Oversharing is one of the great joys of blogging.

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Selling Out

You may have noticed that this blog has sponsors now.  I hope you don’t mind.  BlogHer was really cool about it, allowing me to approve and reject various categories of advertising.  I said no to Republicans (sorry, Dad) and yes to booze (you’re welcome, mommies), but mostly I’m seeing ads for diapers and minivans.   That’s […]

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A Running Start

Whenever I schedule a daytime babysitter, it’s like a bliss/panic swirlie cone as I try to knock weeks’ worth of items off my to-do list, rapid fire.  Today, I put something unusual at the top of the list.

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A Little Prick

I consider myself a fairly competent person, but there are several things at which I suck.  My penmanship is messy.  My desk is even messier.  I am cranky in the morning.   I am fearful of merging from the 110 freeway to the 101 and have a lousy sense of direction. Now we can add to […]

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10 Reasons I Need To Have Another Kid

My partner and I are trying for our second baby. Given my advanced maternal age, the good old rolls in the hay aren’t cutting it, so we’re facing fertility testing and probable treatments, looming large and expensive. I’m also cranky from my no wine or caffeine pre-conception diet.  So I thought now would be a good […]

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