It's the most wonderful time of the year! But that can come with holiday stress, so make sure you check out the following gifs, I mean tips, to make your holidays happy: 1.) Spend lots of quality time with your loved ones. It's supposed to … Continue reading 15 Tips for the Holidays
If you didn't see my last embarrassing post, I've started cataloging some of my parenting missteps. And since parenting is hard and I'm an optimist, I like to frame them as accomplishments. 1.) When I came home from work the other day, Rafi greeted me … Continue reading 7 More Parenting
I didn't want to write about Brittany Maynard, because it’s hard to disagree with someone who is dying of cancer and not look (and feel) like a big jerk. But here I sit, trying to write about something else, and I just keep coming back … Continue reading The Right-To-Die Effect
Like most parents, I think my kids are pretty much the most awesome people in the world. My husband is cool too, although it's less cute when he babbles, drools or gets food all over himself. Anyway, I'm truly thankful for my family, home, job, … Continue reading 7 Embarrassing Accomplishments of an Overwhelmed Parent
Midterm elections are swiftly approaching, and as usual, I am pretty clueless… in general, yes, but I meant about who should get my vote. Here’s why: In scrolling through my Facebook feed I came across an image of a fetus placed next to an image … Continue reading When Did Pro-Life Become Anti-Immigrant?
Many of you read my story on CNN iReport about how I Married an Undocumented Immigrant, and have expressed a lot of support and concern. So I wanted to update you… At the end of August our lawyer contacted us saying that a limited number of … Continue reading I Married an Undocumented Immigrant – Update
First, let me state for the record that I love my husband and have never regretted our marriage, although it’s been a rough road at times. He is compassionate, sweet, intuitive, a great dad, brave, and smart in all the ways that I am not … Continue reading On Marriage, Mexicans, and Misunderstandings: I’m not a freaking bird