those damn Facebook memories

I love the Facebook memories feature. I also hate the Facebook memories feature. It’s fun to scroll through the things I’ve said or posted in the past, especially when it involves chubby babies screaming at each other in an echoing hallway. (If I could figure out how to embed that video here, I would, but […]

celebrating prematurity

A version of this was originally published on November 17, 2011. I remember standing in my hospital gown at Claire’s bedside at 3 days old, staring at her tiny then 2 lb 12 oz body all curled up on her tummy with her bottom in the air, swimming in a preemie diaper. I remember the […]

I met Wendy Davis

So this happened: That’s me (right), with Wendy Davis, Jenny Kanevsky, and Jill Robbins. In case you’ve been living under a rock, or if you’re just not from Texas, Wendy Davis is a Democratic politician who is best known for her 11-hour filibuster (this article, and the accompanying videos sprinkled throughout, is very much worth the […]

scenes from a Saturday

Quality Spider-Man comic book reading and couch wrasslin’, quickly followed by couch chasing, followed by overzealous couch chasing, followed by SHE HIT ME! followed by WELL SHE MESSED UP MY PONYTAIL! followed by I HAVE EXACTLY ZERO SYMPATHY FOR EITHER OF YOU (re: rasslin’ and chasing). Floor shopping! With three helpers! Why didn’t I get […]

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