I am a miserable mom.

"It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard.. ....more

Spunky Charles is Two!

"...and she loved a little boy very, very much - even more than she loved herself" -...more

An Open Letter from the Dogs

Dear Owners, Is that bacon? Listen, we've got to talk. What gives? ...more

And god made a dog...

I'd like to share this video as a precursor to my post for tomorrow. So, hopefully, no one will call the ASPCA on me. This video was the kind that used to make me Ooooh and Aaaaah pre-baby ....more

Top 10: One month - Nora style!

Waah! I don't wanna grow up!!! How is it even possible that I am writing about my new baby being a MONTH old? ...more

Yup, I'm definitely "that" Mom.

A long time ago, in a faraway land, I was able to stay out past 10 p.m. and not talk about breastfeeding. Or poop. Believe it or not, I could actually drink more than 3 beers before getting utterly exhausted ....more

Quote Sunday

Since Sunday is a day of rest, I'm using it to post some of my fave quotes. This one is so very true! <3 .. ....more

Review Time: LilyPadz


If you don't have anything nice to say...just say it anyway.

One thing that you get used to as a parent is that everything you do and everything you say is 'wrong' according to someone. Even the things you do right for yourself or your child, they're probably not right for anyone else. Some of the world is okay with letting you know you're doing it all wrong right to your face, while others just sit and judge in silence ....more

Fat-shaming is the neighborly thing to do on Halloween now, apparently?

The original asshole-y letter, followed by my response. Why do stupid people have to try to suck the fun out of all things fun??? ... Read the full post ....more