Monthly Archives: June 2011

Kiss my lily white tone, buddy

Thanks to brilliant blogger buddy Lucy, I’ve come to a better understanding of what is so frustrating about talking about topics like atheism and alternative medicine. First, go read her post “Tone argument as logical fallacy“. I’ll wait. Done? Isn’t … Continue reading

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Every mom’s a working mom

There are a lot of parenting debates that make me want to smack my head against the wall, but high on that list is the working mom/stay-at-home mom dichotomy. I’m not even talking about the old “I do work, I … Continue reading

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What do mommies do?

Contrary to popular belief, most mommies do not lie on the couch and eat bonbons all day. What mostly invisible work do we do? (This is my list, of course, and your mileage may vary.)

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To shave or not to shave–why is this still an issue?

And now for something completely less serious: I don’t shave my legs. Haven’t bothered since college. It made my legs itch and burn, sometimes so bad that I would cry after I shaved. So I would shave once or twice, … Continue reading

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Clingy boy is clingy

I know that children are not all alike. I do, really. So why am I so surprised when Barak is different than Yael? For example, he’s a clingy little guy, while Yael was very much in the “Why are you … Continue reading

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Shining light on, well, quacks shining light

I know that Orac is the acknowledged king of woo-busting and I’m no Orac, but seriously, once I read Orac’s post, I couldn’t resist pointing and laughing at Esogetic Colorpuncture™. I’m only human after all, and if people are going … Continue reading

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Multitasking: Can anyone do it well?

Some people think they’re amazing multitaskers. You know, that mom you can’t stand who explains how she runs on the treadmill while reading Godel, Escher, Bach and also planning gourmet lunches for her children. And some of us multitask because … Continue reading

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