Are You Ready to Have Kids?

Making the decision to become a parent is not one to be taken lightly, unless of course you accidentally wind up pregnant. In that case, it’s super easy – you’ve got this! Also, STOP READING HERE. If you find yourself waffling about whether or not to become a parent, the …

Why Baby Sleep Books Can Suck It

This is going to be a train wreck because I haven’t slept in months. So my mind is about as sharp as a Boppy pillow and organizing a cohesive thought is not my strong suit these days. But I need to speak from these depths of exhaustion and bleariness, to …

Jo-Ann Fabrics: A Forsaken Place

There are select errands in life that you know are going to be hell on Earth even before you step foot out the door. You know there’s going to be an excessively long line. You know they are going to only have one person working despite the excessive unmanned counters …

Snakeman: A Grown Man Who Chases Snakes

Two summers ago, I learned how to breathe into a paper bag. My worst nightmare came true. A seven-foot snake was on the loose somewhere on our street. How did I know this? Because an ambulance drove by my house, with our neighbor in it, who had been startled by the snake and …

Dear Beard and Moustache Trend

Dear Beard and Moustache Trend, You are living it up right now, aren’t you? I bet you are blasting “(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life” from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. I don’t blame you — you’ve got almost every hipster male, “with-it” dad and a smattering of unaware loggers …