The Other Mothers Blog

Dear Santa: Thanks for being a great guy.

He’s jolly. He’s sweet. With a beard that can’t be beat. That’s right- we’re talking about Santa. He’s the perfect man! Married to the same woman for eons, he generously gives gifts to the...

Hurry up, please.

Three words, you should never – ever tell a toddler. These are the code words that fire off a command in your kid’s brain to move their body in slow-motion. Big clomping steps become...

Repetition. Repetition. Repetition.

When I first became pregnant…well, let’s phrase this a little better…when my man biscuit and I decided we wanted a kid, then tried several times and finally made one – then made the announcement...

Ode To Moms

Once upon a midnight dreary Wiping noses, eyes so teary Sitting up til half past four Sleepless nights on the nursery floor Tears shed from the simplest joys Learning to play again with toys...

On the Passage of Time

I have a 3 year old now. Three. She can count to three. She can count to 20. She can count. She’s a human, no longer some larvae I slug around to various Paneras in search...

Catching Up – The Guilt of an Absentee Blogger

I am of the unfortunate breed of excellent starters, and terrible continuers. I feel the need to blog more…so much has happened and my kid does interesting new things every single day, and I...