Monthly Archives: April 2014

How to Control Your Hygienist’s Uterus

A gal walks into a dentist’s office. It’s the day of her child’s first-ever filling. This is a child who’s uncontrollably afraid of shots–so afraid she can’t even say the word shot. The child has tried, but before she can get … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Website

Just a quick plug for my favorite new thing to do while killing time on the Web. Here’s a sample of my handiwork: Originally published 2009 JLF and the Momplex Blog.

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Talking until I’m Smurf Blue in the Face

I’ve watched a lot of Smurfs episodes over the last six or seven months — first, because I was pregnant, nauseated, and loathe to run around playing tag with my daughter, and now, because I’m constantly trying to come up … Continue reading

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The Season’s Hottest New Accessory: My Kid!

At first, I thought that my new baby was kind of cramping my style. I’m literally talking style, because I gained 50 pounds this pregnancy. How does one dress herself when she’s no longer with child and is instead with all the Saltines and root … Continue reading

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My Hot Date Night

From the Momplex archives, 2009: Today my husband and I begin “date nights,” honoring our commitment to set aside Wednesday nights for just each other. Of course, like any other night in our home, these nights will have to start … Continue reading

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