Category: motherhood

Catching up 8

Catching up

Once again, I’ve been a neglectful blogger. Eh, what can I say? This thing’s here for my amusement, and sometimes I’m just too…amused…doing other things to take the time to post. Still, I must...

Pimpistry 0

Pimpistry

A new book by one of my favorite bloggers is now available on Amazon. Motherhood is Not for Wimps: No Answers, Just Stories After a couple of years’ reading Liz’s stories about Mary, the...

Grateful 1

Grateful

Since I’m not in the mood to blog any of the deeper topics I’ve had in mind (work and worth, parenting and punishment as examples), I’m going to blatantly steal from a post by...

More on Feminism/Children 2

More on Feminism/Children

I finally had time to read one of the posts Lauren referenced, and I’m blown away. Molly did a fabulous job of explaining why it’s important to not allow having children to become perceived...

Feminists with Children 6

Feminists with Children

Over at Feministe, Lauren wrote about the tendency of some (important word that is, “some”) child-free/childless feminists to look down their noses at parents, specifically at mothers. A few good sound-bytes: My identity is...

Bad Mommy 6

Bad Mommy

How sad is this? I’m sort of looking forward to this second date this evening. (Yeah, I know. Don’t get excited or anything.) But much, much, MUCH moreso? I’m looking forward to an evening...

My puppy boy… 1

My puppy boy…

…will be leaving before long. Yesterday morning, one of my dogs bit Maya hard enough that he drew blood. I understand the circumstances (he was cleaning food off her breakfast tray, which was on...

Kudos to BabyTalk 3

Kudos to BabyTalk

BabyTalk, a pretty mainstream mag, has a breastfeeding infant on the cover of its August issue! Here’s a bit of the cover article: You’ve heard it by now: A mom should breastfeed her baby...

Vindication 1

Vindication

Snippet of an IM conversation with a Male Friend Who Usually Thinks He Knows Everything (MFWUTHKE). He’d just read these two posts on Maya’s site. MFWUTHKE: interesting stuff on the Maya saying NO on...