October 2012

Television, Kids, and Fear

October 29, 2012

Big Giant Spoiler to last week’s Sons of Anarchy in this post. But I have got to talk about this, so please don’t yell at me if you haven’t watched it. One of the things that changed, drastically, when I had Jackson, was my ability to watch violence towards and to kids. It started when […]

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How About Some Happy?

October 26, 2012

I wrote a whole other post, but it was kind of a downer, so I’m gonna save it for another day. Because today is FRIDAY, and we should post happy things on Friday, right? So here’s a list of things that are making me happy today: It’s FRIDAY. Which means two whole days off work. […]

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Ask the Internet: Obsession Edition

October 25, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve done an Ask the Internet, but I’d love to get opinions on this one, so let’s do it! Is there a point at which you would/should stop indulging a kid’s obsession with something (provided it’s not harmful/dangerous of course)? So here’s the genesis of that question: My kid is […]

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With An Artistic Flourish

October 23, 2012

Those of you who are new around here may not know something that is a very, very big part of our lives here at casa de Ramble: My husband is an artist. Like an honest to goodness, makes his living selling the pictures he creates out of his head, artist. It’s pretty awesome. (It can […]

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Some Scars

October 22, 2012

I have a scar on the inside of my right elbow from a long ago fall during a bike ride. I can remember the feeling of flying through the air, and how it knocked the wind out of me as I slid through the gravel, scraping up my arms and legs and chin. I can […]

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