Bad Moms Listen To Their Grandmothers

By on July 5, 2011
grandma

My grandmother told me to learn to drive but to never learn to make coffee. She was an independent lady, an iconoclast really. But she couldn’t drive and that made her dependent on everyone. She also made a damn good cup of coffee and that meant she was always in the kitchen making coffee. I [...]

An Open Letter To Moms Of Babies And Toddlers: It Gets Worse

By on January 18, 2011
school aged kids

Dear Mothers Of Kids Who Are Younger Than Mine: I see you starting to think you’ve figured this whole parenting thing out. You’ve made some big decisions about what kind of parent you want to be and what kind of parent you are most definitely not.  You’ve gotten more comfortable setting and enforcing rules.  You’ve [...]

Bad Moms Remember That Childbirth Is Scary

By on December 14, 2010
scary childbirth

I read a hilarious post recently titled, “Your Birth Plan. Good Luck With That.” At least, I thought it was hilarious.  Then again I: -have had two births with basically good outcomes (healthy, happy babies and mama) -am done having children. It’s easy for me to sit back and have a good chuckle about the [...]

Bieber Assault On Granny! Call 911!

By on June 2, 2010
grandma

I do believe, based upon my scant knowledge of the legal system, that the following is a case of elder abuse. Or maybe just in Canada. We set our elderly out on ice floes to die, though, so we’re maybe not the best nation to take eldercare cues from. ANYWAY. This grandma deserves not only [...]