Days Like This
June 16, 2011
And to think: school doesn’t even let out for the summer until tomorrow.
June 7, 2011
You just wrestled another mom for the last bucket of driveway chalk at Target, and now you’re racing each other for the Slip n’ Slide.
May 24, 2011
The newt is not mine, nor is the child holding it. The shot is blurry because I had to rush before the newt could jump off his hand and onto my freshly mopped kitchen floor and, perhaps, disappear into my soccer bag in the closet. What are afternoons at your house like?
May 23, 2011
Your car has a bigger selection of snacks than your house does. You dumped your child’s birthday present onto the floor so you can use the Winnie the Pooh gift bag for your parents’ anniversary present. You keep telling yourself that your daughter’s pants are Capris, when really, she outgrew them months ago. You know [...]
May 20, 2011
If someone wants to send me to a lunch with Kelly Ripa and chef Tom Collichio, well, I’m not going to say no. Especially when Champagne is involved. So when Electrolux invited me to the “Party Ready” shin-dig in Manhattan the other day, I said yes. Mostly, though, I went for Laura. Laura is my [...]
May 19, 2011
My kid… …can burp The Star-Spangled Banner. … picked me a bouquet of dandelions (in goal, during his soccer game, as the ball went by her). … has memorized all of Wikipedia’s 13 versions of “Beans, beans.” … can blow a bubble inside another bubble and announce its awesomeness at the same time. … set [...]