Archives for May 2014

That time I judged myself: Teeth whitening

I’m fairly handy with the tooth-whitening function of Picmonkey and similar photo editing tools, and maybe I should have just left it at that. But I didn’t. I did this instead: paid my dentist a lot of money to whiten my teeth. I didn’t expect it to be fun, really, but neither was I prepared […]

Seven things I will not miss about my 30s

There are about two hours left of my 30s, and while my husband has been gleefully rubbing it in all day long, I wasn’t thinking much about it until I had some alone time in the car tonight (running errands and dropping off/picking up kids, natch). And mostly I was thinking about what I will […]

Why we let our three-year-old sleep in our bed — Adventures in accidental bed-sharing

Beatrice at her third birthday party It started innocently enough. Adam and I were sleeping in our second-floor bedroom when we woke to the sound of Beatrice creeping up our creaky wooden stairs. I could barely see her in the dark as she shuffled over to our bed clutching her stuffed guys and pillow. She […]