Category Archives: Journal

Gender Assumptions and Robots

I’m planning a Star Wars party for my two older kids (May the Fourth be with you!). So my brain has been working out details such as which order we should show the movies in (the answer: 4-5-2-3-6), and what … Continue reading

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The Horror

Some days, my job as a stay-at-home parent is to intermittently play with a busy 2 year old, and do house-related mundane tasks: wash the same dishes and pans over and over again. Launder the same damn clothes. Tidy the … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Going Out for Dinner!

I’ve been reading advice on Internet parenting forums lately on how to take toddlers out to a restaurant. There’s lot of great tips out there, most of it really constructive. And then there are some opinions that really don’t need … Continue reading

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The NOT Birthday of Vomit and Bugs!

I dearly hope this year, when my awesome little red-haired middle child turned 8, will not go down in MotherMirth history as the birthday with the puking and the nits. The year started out so well! A few days before … Continue reading

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Here’s to Beginnings!

Tonight, I put my 2 year old to bed in a separate room from me. It’s been 2 hours since I nursed him down to sleep, his protestations about not being in our bed silenced by exhaustion and a happy … Continue reading

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