This week, I want to talk grilled cheese. Slapping cheese onto bread and frying it all up is a really old idea. Most people have heard of it and most lactose-tolerant people have eaten it. All those reasons do not make it any less of a good idea, especially when dinner time has rolled around … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, III
I am a mother of four boys. And I have a husband. I really like boys. They’re honest, scientific, obvious, succinct, and often more fun. Still; I hadn’t realized, when the pregnancies kept turning out to be male, how much the smell of urine would come to dominate my bathrooms.
“What?!” Dr. Baerkaler cleared his throat professionally. “I said,” he repeated slowly, “That is a common side effect when you’ve lost some parts of your brain.” I felt dizzy, and tired. I felt like I’d just given birth, for Pete’s sake. The doctor wasn’t making much sense. I’d lost some parts of my brain? I … More Cognitive Creation
If you tuned in last week, you may be wondering why I’m introducing another breakfast item for dinner. Short answer: Thursday night I’m on my own after an entire evening of three children’s sports practices and games …and breakfast just works. I suppose that wasn’t a very short answer. The point is that I don’t … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, II
After a morning of dragging, begging, threatening, feeding, packing, and shoeing (and shooing), I thank heaven for other moms. My slowest child FINALLY made it out the door to school carpool this morning; a plush toy under each arm, a backpack upon his back, and dress up boots on his feet. My friend who drives them … More Thank Heaven for Other Moms