Pretty Babies

I love writing. I really enjoy the BlogHer community and hope to become more involved over the coming year. Visit my family at http://prettybabies.blogspot.com A surprising fact about me: I can remember the lyrics to songs that I haven't heard in 20 years.

Make Snow Safely

Lots of fun science is happening during the Polar Vortex of 2014, or whatever this will be remembered as, but apparently there are a...more

Auld Lang Syne

Happy new year, from the world's worst blogger! ...more

Jack Turned 3!

Dearest Jack, You are three. ...more

Autumn

In the car this morning: "Look at the pretty trees, Jack! ...more

Things I Don't Want to Forget, October Edition

I was adjusting the "static correction" collar we got for Penny, because she barks constantly. Mary Grace said, "Set it to extra crispy!" *** I complained that Jack hadn't touched his dinner. ...more

PPD in the News

I'm heartbroken this morning to learn that the woman driving the car in Washington DC who was shot to death by Capitol police after running over a member of the Secret Service and driving erratically... (((This is a content summary - please click through to http://prettybabies.blogspot.com for the rest of the story!)) ...more

School Pictures

Dear People, In the interest of being able to send the children to college one day, I have elected to never ever ever buy prints of their school pictures to distribute, because it would cost a... (((This is a content summary - please click through to http://prettybabies.blogspot.com for the rest of the story!)) ...more

Rest in Peace, Santa

"Mommy, one time I was at Miss Monica's house, and I saw a toy that we got from the Easter Bunny, and I asked her about it, and Miss Monica said, 'That's because your mom and I went shopping... (((This is a content summary - please click through to http://prettybabies.blogspot.com for the rest of the story!)) ...more

Han Solo Just Scared The Crap Outta Me

Our friends the Perrys gave us a life sized cardboard cutout of Han Solo today. MG immediately claimed it.So, BJ and I watched a movie tonight. Afterward, at midnight, I came upstairs to get ready.. ....more

Misunderstanding

On the way to the sitter's house this morning, Jack said, "Have ickies, Mommy?" "What?" "Have ickies?" "I don't understand, honey, have ickies?" "Yes.""No, I don't have ickies." "I have... (((This is a content summary - please click through to http://prettybabies.blogspot.com for the rest of the story!)) ...more