Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Peter Mackay

Sooooooooooo, I’ve been reading again. Which is bad news for my hapless and hungry family (they’re still waiting for dinner), the blogosphere, and the general¬†vicinity of the local laundry facilities (meaning my basement), with the lingering and ever-present scent of mildewing bath towels on the laundry room floor (as there they will remain, to mold … Continue reading

Am I Pretty? Yes, Babe. Pretty Awesome!

I read another parenting blog recently. It’s smart and interesting and earnest. Mom-blogger’s post (we’ll call her Mom-blogger to protect the innocent) was about her 8-year old daughter asking one afternoon, “Mom? Am I pretty?” Am I pretty? Am. I. Pretty.¬† Insert hearty sigh here. How do you answer such a loaded question? On the … Continue reading