Bounty, you’re off the hook. Just when I was ready to slam you for the Worst Commercial Ever, Toyota came along and one-upped you.
I will therefore limit the Bounty bashing to a text box: Suburban kitchen. Father and son chat at the counter. Father spills drink. Woman swoops in from off camera with [...]
Parents: some day you might have the pleasure of joining your children on college tours. You will walk with them beneath sturdy elms and past neoclassical structures named for decidedly non-ethnic people from days past. You’ll soak in the honor of helping your excited offspring decide where to spend your money to serve a thinly-veiled agenda [...]
Welcome to Stuff We Like. At some point this will become a separate thing on the side bar and I’ll send reminders on Facebook, but in the meantime, share Stuff You Like with your fellow parents and parents-to-be here. This is a safe and welcoming space to praise cheap strollers and thrift shops.
Thing One: the master [...]
I’ve said that parenting has the lowest barrier to entry of any profession.
I’ve said that I’m sick of baby pictures.
Et maintenant, je m’accuse.
Today I got my favorite kind of email—news of a family coming into being. Nobody’s pregnant. Well, millions of people are pregnant. But a pregnant person isn’t relevant to this story, which is a [...]
If I were a stronger woman, I could duck out of the Tiger Mother conversation that has bunched our national panties beyond our fingers’ reach.
However, since the eensy beensy bikinis started their hike up Mt. Buttock, dozens of people have asked me to weigh in, which I did in this post. Most recently, people have asked [...]