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The Power of Chillax

Keep Calm & Chillax!

Chillax is my son’s “calm down word.”  You know how people yell “Uncle” to someone to make them stop doing something, well “chillax” is our word. 107 more words

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The Hidden Work of Housewives

Periodically Mr. Banks says to me, “I just don’t know what you DO all day.” He can’t understand how he could possibly come home from a day at the office to find unwashed dishes, rumpled laundry, strewn toys, and cranky kids. 453 more words


To My Prince and Queen: Do Not Be Afraid

To my children, my Prince and my Queen,

This week you returned back home from spending the summer with your grandparents. For eight weeks, you engaged in what so many of our people have done for generations: spent the summers unburdened by camps and activities in order to spend time with your extended family, surrounded by the love of folks who knew you before you even took your first breath. 1,049 more words


So, this is what I'm raising.

A shirtless weirdo who smushed her face into Tupperware and makes ‘monster’ noises on the regular.

I think she’s amazing.


KidzVille, Podium

This is how my little boy looked like upon seeing the entrance of KidzVille, with matching “Oh wow! Oh wow!”.

Jai (@themommainheels) organized this playdate with other IG mommies. 369 more words


It's Not ALL About The Children

“My kids are my life.” “My children are my heartbeat.” “I live for my children.” “I don’t know what I’d do without my kids.” These are just a few of the statements I’ve heard parents utter. 801 more words

Evolve or Die: Survival Value of the Feminine Imperative

This blog is dedicated to finding the truth through science and reasoning. When we’re talking about social issues, the scientific method is hard to apply — most studies can’t have adequate controls and so all we can say is that results are “suggestive” — this correlates with that, and there are plausible reasons why that might be so, and maybe there’s some other evidence pointing in the same direction. 2,617 more words