United States of Motherhood: March 2011

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Shouldn't Surrogates Be Paid??

My latest from Cafe Mom's The Stir is up. I would love to hear your thoughts on surrogacy. For me? It is simple. No one expects anyone to provide free child care 24/7 for 9 months outside the womb, so why would it be uncompensated inside?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Grammar Slut

Some of us (me!!) need to channel their inner grammar slut and take this advice more seriously.

Available for purchase on Etsy. Seriously.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Marriage: In Which I Shut My Husband Down Once Again

I have to give my husband credit for trying.

After a long business trip, as always, missing me, he texts romantic and sometimes naughtily suggestive questions:


What he doesn't realize?? After going it on my own with three kids and one sick dog with stitches and a broken tooth, for weeks on end, having to be three places at once, screaming at the kids in the car, my response is equally as candid. I'm wearing a....

A watch!


Hmmmph! Doofus! After almost 15 years of marriage, he is still trying, but doesn't get it!

He brings his webcam hoping for some late night naughty talk. Uhhh, honey? Absence, while making the heart grow fonder for a lonely husband in a quiet hotel room, makes for one cranky, overwhelmed, definitely NOT in the mood mommy....

...with a sassy sense of humor after 15 years of marriage.

Heh! So yes, I am wearing.... a watch! Sorry, but not sorry sweetheart! You so walked into this one. Muah!

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