I feel like Katie Couric is alternating between trying not to smirk and trying not to hit Sarah Palin.
When I was a child, my favorite thing to do was write stories. My mother still has (somewhere?) the first story I ever wrote. “Watch the Flower Grow” is a tale of a small seed that — you guessed it! — grows into a beautiful flower. Free play time from ages 5 through 10 was…Continue Reading »
Five years ago, on the night before you were born, I lay awake in bed wondering. Who were you? What would you look like? What would your personality be? I was so anxious and excited to meet you. And then, at 5:55 pm the next day, you arrived. A happy, healthy and mellow baby with…Continue Reading »
It’s that time of year again… G’s birthday is coming up! As my little man plans to mark his fifth year, I have a party to organize. And, of course, pay for. He wanted gymnastics, so I called the nearest place. The cost? $270. On top of that, I will need to buy food, cake,…Continue Reading »
I am completely obsessed with genetics. I find the manner in which dominant and recessive genes combine to form a phenotype (i.e. the trait that displays) positively fascinating. I write about predicting babies’ features a lot on this blog because: 1) I think it’s so damn interesting and 2) You can actually predict what your…Continue Reading »
I just read an article from yesterday’s NYT entitled, “Toddlers’ Favorite Toy: The iPhone.” The author basically states that the iPhone is to toddlers today as the evil television was to my generation. In a word, bad. As I read the article, my 4 year old was climbing on top of me, sticking my iPhone…Continue Reading »