Saturday Surfing


Finds of the Past Couple Weeks: Breech Birth Stories, Stand and Deliver — a great round up of links to breech birth stories, including one from an American living in England who chose a vaginal breech birth at an English hospital rather than a US military hospital.  She said, “The secondary miracle is that an […]

Saturday Surfing


Finds of the Week: The Afterlife of Pia Farrenkopf, The New Yorker — This whole situation is just absurd and sad; this particular article looks how Ms. Farrenkopf kept “living” through her virtual doppelganger, and leads me to some interesting thoughts on the definition of self and identity. The Free-Marketing Gravy Train Is Over on […]

Some Recent Joy


Just in case you are wondering, this is going to be one of those photo dump posts… The weather has been flirting with spring, and the end of last week was quite lovely.  I spend my birthday hiking around a new park with the girls and a tribe of mamas and little ones. The weather […]

Saturday Surfing


Finds of the Week: Ten medical tests or treatments you should question as a parent, — I especially like number 2: “Cough and cold medicines for children under the age of 4 years. They don’t really help, and they can have dangerous side effects. Go for the chicken soup, humidifier, and honey (for kids over […]

30 Before 30

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Today I am 29 years old and just one year away from 30.  While I’m not one to get distressed about the big 3-0, the last year of my twenties does seem like a pretty significant milestone to let go by unrecognized.  So I thought, why not put together a list of things I would […]

A Ski Trip to the Mountains


Chris’ family goes skiing in Colorado every year during spring break and this year, for the first time, we lived close enough to join in on the fun.  So, Friday we loaded kids and bags into the car, dropped Pip off for a little “vacation” of his own, and drove 3 hours west to Steamboat […]

Saturday Surfing

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We spent the last couple days up in the mountains skiing, so this post is a day late, but since I did bookmark things this week, I thought I’d post it anyway.  So here were my interesting finds of the week: Advice For Eating Well On A Tight Budget, From A Mom Who’s Been There, […]