Monthly Archives: September 2012

​Instructions for Robot, aka the 30 Things I Do Most Each Day

Have you ever seen The Stepford Wives—the awesome original or the campy/crappy remake? I got to thinking about the robot that would replace me if I lived in Stepford, and how easy it would be to program it.  There are only about 30 things that I do all day – I just do each of […]

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When Did My Toddler Become A Tween?

What happened to my little baby?  Here’s my tween I mean toddler looking bored while hanging out with her parents…

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I Live-Blogged My Ricki Lake Show Appearance Just For You

Today was the day! I appeared as a guest on The Ricki Lake Show for an episode called “40 and Pregnant.”  I am neither 40 nor pregnant, but I was both of those things when I carried my daughter Viv, and I came on the show to provide the Carriage Before Marriage angle.  I don’t […]

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7 Lame Things That Turned Awesome When I Became A Parent

We all know parenthood changes a person.  But did you know that parenthood has the power to transform seemingly lame things into really awesome ones?  I mean, stuff I used to roll my eyes at, I’m totally into now.  Check it: 1. Drive Thru –  I’m a reasonably fit vegetarian and before I had a […]

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Don’t Sugar Coat It

My birthday is the deadline.  If I’m not pregnant by then, I’m pulling out the big guns and doing IVF (It’s Very Fancy). Did I mention my birthday is this weekend? Yeah, so, to prepare, I scheduled a consultation at the fertility practice where we did IUI.   I didn’t think I could handle any more […]

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