There’s a child in a full snowsuit here right now.

There’s a child in a full snowsuit here right now.

Just FYI, these are not squirrel-proof.

Just FYI, these are not squirrel-proof.

Toddler walking around eating milk chocolate enrobed cookies. Who wants their child to stay up that much?

E slept through the night for three nights in a row starting on Sunday. That would be the first time *ever* in 16 months, and the first time my husband and I have had the bed to ourselves in three months. And then last night it stopped again. I don’t know what’s worse, knowing he can do it, or thinking he can’t. You people that have babies and toddlers who sleep and nap have *no idea* how lucky you are. I am so far beyond envious I’m not sure there’s a word for it.

Also, since I’m obviously obsessed with technology this week, I am *really* cheesed off at Tumblr for choosing to celebrate National Dessert Day over Ada Lovelace Day. Really Tumblr? Really?! I mean, who made that decision? I bet he’s got a Y-chromosome. Sometimes (okay maybe just 2% of the time) I really wish I had had a daughter so I could make (I mean guide) her towards being a programmer and going to my awesome, pro-women-in-STEM alma mater. Gr Tumblr, grrrr. Because really, America needs more fat people, but not more women in technology.

Also, since I’m obviously obsessed with technology this week, I am *really* cheesed off at Tumblr for choosing to celebrate National Dessert Day over Ada Lovelace Day. Really Tumblr? Really?! I mean, who made that decision? I bet he’s got a Y-chromosome. Sometimes (okay maybe just 2% of the time) I really wish I had had a daughter so I could make (I mean guide) her towards being a programmer and going to my awesome, pro-women-in-STEM alma mater. Gr Tumblr, grrrr. Because really, America needs more fat people, but not more women in technology.

Note To Self

Buy RFID tag for your computer mouse.

We went to a diner for breakfast this morning and sat next to a family with a 21-month old daughter. To keep her quiet and satisfied, they fed her jelly with a spoon and had white toast delivered ASAP, while our 16-month old sat in his high chair and fed himself pancake, ham, hash browns, strawberries, and toast while experimenting with feeding himself with a fork. We have made many, many bad parenting decisions. Doing baby-led weaning is not one of them. It is honestly the best.

Kind of out of no where, we’ve suddenly made it seven days with only one nursing session in the morning, one just before bed, and one around 3 a.m. This is HUGE. Also huge? My breasts. They are soooooooooo unhappy. I tried doing the cabbage leaf in the bra thing yesterday. Maybe I did something wrong or there’s some key piece of information I missed, but uhm, that shit hurts! Cabbage are not a pliant plant! Okay, that’s all.

The Misadventures of a Slightly Angry Working Mom/New Yorker Trying Not to Lose Her Cool

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