Archive for September, 2009


Where have all the sweatshirts gone?

Posted by Laurie on September 25th, 2009
filed in motherhood, parenting

I don’t know about you, but I have sweatshirt issues. Specifically, I have a child who owns several sweatshirts—all of which have disappeared. Now I ask you—where the heck are they? Are they on vacation? Is there a special “sweatshirt-only” resort in the South Pacific where all the little sweatshirts go to live? And if [...]

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

Posted by Laurie on September 18th, 2009
filed in motherhood, parenting

As a mom, I spend a lot of time answering questions on everything from “boogers are green—why don’t they count as a veggie” to “where do babies come from?” And frankly, I prefer to answer questions about boogers.
I didn’t think I’d be that way. I figured I was a modern mom, unafraid of answering questions [...]

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Why I Hate Laundry

Posted by Laurie on September 11th, 2009
filed in motherhood, parenting

I hate laundry. It never ends. Even if a miracle occurred and I finished all the laundry in the house, someone would walk in covered with mud and grass stains, strip off their clothes and toss them in the hamper, thereby creating a new load of laundry to do.
I have not seen the bottom of [...]

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The Mouse, The Mojito and Me

Posted by Laurie on September 3rd, 2009
filed in Uncategorized

I’m not a big fan of critters. Oh, I get along well with the domesticated ones—you know, the husband, the kid and the dog. But I’m not good with anything wild like animals that live in the great outdoors for the express purpose of terrorizing me. In fact, saying I don’t get along with [...]

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