November 2011

Reads From Around The Web

November 20, 2011

You’d think that the week before Thanksgiving, people would start phoning in their posts. I’ve got the links that prove otherwise. First up, over at Becoming Sarah, Sarah shares why toddlers are such disgusting little petri dishes. If you don’t have a kid yet, or your kid isn’t mobile yet, use this as a warning […]

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One of THOSE Days

November 19, 2011

Today has been one of those days. One of those days when everyone is on edge. One of those days when all the buttons are getting pushed. One of those days when tantrums (both adult and toddler) abound. Which, of course, means it’s one of those days when we have obligations out in the real […]

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Publishers Pay For You To See Their Books

November 18, 2011

Today on Twitter, I became aware of a controversy regarding the popular #fridayreads hashtag. Some folks were unaware that #fridayreads is ALSO a website, and one that sells its services to publishers–meaning, publishers can pay to have their book featured on Friday Reads. There’s more backstory there (including an upset author, and complaints on both […]

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I Worry…

November 17, 2011

I worry that I’m failing him. I worry that the looks and judgment are right. I worry that it’s not just a phase. I worry that he’ll never be calm. I worry that it’s not just that he’s two. I worry that it’s because I’m not teaching him right. I worry that it’s because I’m […]

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A Little Tip

November 16, 2011

Watching yourself in a mirror doing jumping jacks in JUST a sports bra and shorts will either be the most motivating or the most soul-crushing thing imaginable. Proceed at your own risk.

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