The Pros and Cons of Waiting to Have Kids

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The Onion cracks me up every time, and this first link is no exception. Plus, what can babies really see, and how to pimp your stroller so you're the talk of the 'hood. The pros and cons of waiting to have kids: "Younger children may resent older siblings for being raised by parents who were …
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Hitting the Books With Little Pim

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My two kiddos are in school two days a week, and after hemming and hawing for so long about having them be in --- gasp --- daycare, I've been able to see the benefits of them attending a truly awesome school. They have a lot of fun, get new experiences I can't give them at home, and make little …
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Dear Yoga Pants …

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You rock my world. You make any bad day good and any self-indulgent day feel justified. There is something about you that I have yet to figure out. Maybe it’s your elasticity, maybe it’s your slimming effects, but you have a way about you. You are kind to me during my worst days, the days when not …
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Book Review: Fit & Healthy Pregnancy

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I was so excited to get a review copy of Fit & Healthy Pregnancy: How to Stay Strong and in Shape for You and Your Baby. It was early in my own pregnancy, when I was still working out a ton, and I had so much fun gleaning tips from the book. I look at it now, at 34 weeks pregnant, and see the …
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Funny Relationship Quotes For the Once-Romantic Parents

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Jake and I recently came across a few mementos from our earlier dating/marriage life. We found a CD (yes … a CD … that circular device you insert into a stereo … yes, a stereo… that thing with an antenna!) full of songs from college we listened to together. We found letters and cards to one another …
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Funny Reactions to the ‘You’re Getting a Sibling!’ Announcement

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Both of my kiddos have been too young to get much of a reaction from any pregnancy announcement we've made. My daughter was only 12 months when I got pregnant with No. 2, and both kids pretty much shrugged and went back to playing with Legos when we told them they had another sibling on the way. As …
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