Author: Elizabeth

Being Pregnant, For Real

When you’re actually knocked up, you realize how stupid Hollywood can be. In movies, pregnancy’s a magical event that only happens below the belt. Your uterus swells up like a water balloon, which suddenly pops in public and then, two…

Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth a day late. If you’re oblivious to African-American culture (and you’d be shocked how much you are until you start learning – prepare to die of embarrassment, people), yesterday’s the day that we celebrate the announcement of the…

Father’s Day

I try not to tell other mothers too much about my husband. It would sound braggy and make them jealous and they would come after me with pitchforks, because Bear is legitimately the Best Husband and Dad of All Time.…

Cute Furry Animals, Part Deux

If you sympathized with my stuffed-animal love (strictly platonic, might I add – the internet compels me to add that. Damn you, internet), check out an awesome link from Banter Latte about the souls of toys. Then go buy yourself…

Cute Furry Animals

When I was a kid, I hated dolls. I didn’t play with my creepy-eyed Cabbage Patches. Barbies baffled me – was I supposed to dress them up? Then take their clothes off and dress them again? Even at five, it…