Tomorrow Is Just The Beginning Of The Next 3 Months, OMG

There were a few weeks when I felt like, “Okay, this is the 2nd tri bliss. This is the time to get shit done. You got this. You can handle this.” And I guess I was thinking it would stick around a bit longer, because I didn’t take advantage of it nearly enough. Many regrets. Much messy house. Gradually, my body started to revolt. First, it was like, “Oh, it is…View full post »

What (Not) To Say To A Pregnant Woman

The guy walked up to me with a look of importance, like whatever he was going to say or ask had been thought out. “When are you due?” It was nearly a demand. I mean, I don’t mind sharing my due date, but people aren’t entitled to it, you know? “Mid December,” I replied quickly and turned around. Then, with a tone of superiority, and certainly pleasure that heView full post »

Our Family’s Soundtrack Sounds Better With Beat Bugs

Most days, our family’s soundtrack is less melodic and more escaped-zoo-monkeys meets low-rate internet jingles, with a dash of clanging pots and pans. As a family of 5 (going on 6), there are a lot of different interests competing with each other, and nobody seems to want to watch or listen to the same thing at the same time. Enter Beat Bugs. The day I saw the trailer for Beat Bugs, I wasView full post »

How To Tell If You’re Pregnant

I grunt when I move, I pee 4 times a night, I have to brace myself against something to catch my breath after walking up our stairs. This marks the beginning of the “I feel super pregnant” phase. Timely, considering I’ve only got about a week and a half left in the 2nd trimester. OMGWTFCERVIX. As I flopped my belly from one side to the other while trying to position myself inView full post »

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