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Frogs and Gnomes and Snow-Capped Cabins: It’s a Tragic Whale Giveaway!

Whoever coined the phrase, “Monkey see, monkey do” must have spent a lot of time around small kids. Even though I don’t remember copying my parents when I was a wee one because most of my pre-NKOTB memories have been blotted out*, I know that it must’ve happened because my own kid wants everything that […]

The Weighting

See there in the title? I made a funny. This is the post about losing baby weight. And the blog is called The Waiting. Get it? I kill myself sometimes. So, yeah, having just had a baby, I gained some weight. Some. A lot. Whatever. By the end of my pregnancy with Miss C I […]

In Praise of Glasses

In February 1995, a very important discovery was made as I rode home with my mom for dinner. Trees have leaves. And you can see them. Like, from far away. I had just been outfitted with my first pair of glasses and it was love. (Yeah, the “first sight” kind. Har Har.) I didn’t need […]