• Parenting
  • Toddler logic

    The other day Roger, Kyle and Evan were playing on the third floor. Roger said he thought he heard a storm. Kyle said, “no I think it’s an airplane sound, buddy.” Roger said: “Oh, an airplane coming for Nina on the third floor.” Toddler logic is so magical. Or lack of logic. Or logic mixed with […]

  • Thursday
  • Question It All

    Have we been sold a lie that flying is posh? I was thinking about how to get from point A to point B when we went to our friend’s wedding in Chicago. The flight and drive would be comparable in certain ways for a family of four (one lap child) in terms of cost, time, […]

  • Story time
  • Happiness

    I’m listening to a book on CD called Hardwiring Happiness. It is about how the brain works and what we can do to improve our contentment. In college I took a neuroscience class. Science can be so interesting. I’m not much of a chemistry person but like biology and things with practical applications that enable […]

  • Advice
  • Holy Cow this book is WONDERFUL

    I have been reading The Language of Letting Go and it is very good. http://melodybeattie.com/category/daily-meditations/   This link and the series by the blogger “angry daughter” is really good too http://guesswhatnormalis.com/2010/12/how-to-break-free-from-a-parents-narcissistic-personality-disorder-part-three-in-a-four-part-series/

  • Review
  • Thumbs up, Thumbs down

    Welcome to this post where I give a thumbs up or down depending on whether or not I would recommend it to a friend. Thumbs Up – recommend to a friend: Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, Harry’s razors, Haiku Ceiling Fan/Light, workout clothes from Plato’s Closet (about $10-$16 for athletic capris that would be $80 full […]