It’s hip to be careful
I turned around from the front seat, and Noah had these on. You heard it here first: safety goggles are the next hipster eyewear trend.
The Stool (or, Poop, there it is!)
In a day of ups and downs, things had been trending up. Sure, there was Rory’s face plant in the kitchen, resulting in face-blood of unspecified origins (nose? tongue? cheek?). But we had regrouped, made it to the library to…
Someone needs to tell these guys that no one uses their phone to make calls anymore.
Happiness Commandment #3 – Go to Bed Earlier
Previously on Hot Breakfast: Recently laid off and clutching a well-worn copy of The Happiness Project, I wrote Ten Happiness Commandments. The idea was to create guideposts to keep me on the right path when the days at home got long…
Have Baby, Will (Sweat Profusely While You) Travel
My sister is coming to visit next week! It’s the first time she’s visited us since having her first baby in March. Naturally, as I’m an expert mom (having turned out two developmentally advanced and perfectly behaved boys), she turned…
At least someone had a productive day.
Sweet dreams are made of creeps
Friday night, I had a dream that I lived in the apartment above Dooce. In real life, she’s a blogger I admire. In my dream, she was a romance novel writer. Those with the barrel-chested, bodice-ripping Fabios on the cover…
Nothing strikes dread into the heart of a new stay at home mom like a rainy Monday morning. Waiting patiently for class to begin before unleashing the crazy. It was 8:00. We were at the kitchen table eating oatmeal. The…
4 years, 7 months, 18 days
This morning I decided that 4 years, 7 months and 18 days is the exact age I want Noah to stay. Forever. We had just taken my mom to the airport and stopped at our favorite donut shop. And by…
Stay calm and put the Sno Balls in my belly.