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A little freedom is dangerous for the wallet.

So the Other Half takes the Sons over to his parents’ house this afternoon and comes back with a power washer but without the boys. Now, I love my children dearly, but the prospect of an evening without the duties of parenthood looming kind of makes me giddy Other Half asks me what I’d like […]

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Sad news

I just thought I should let those of you who knew I was pregnant that I’m losing the baby to this pretty awful neural tube defect. I’m doing alright, but am understandably sad about all of this. I have to have a D&C this afternoon. Thanks to all of you who had earlier sent me […]

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Polka Dot Pacifiers

For those of you who didn’t read clarkesworld‘s announcement on Friday, I thought I’d fill you in on an interesting little development in the Clarke household. Apparently we’re not as done having babies as we might have thought, and another one has decided to join us in September. clarkesworld and the boys have decided that […]

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I was almost buried in boxes this week!

Hi, all! My 3-year-old and I are sitting here enjoying a snack mix of our own creation (pretzel sticks, cheese-its, peanuts & pirate’s booty [which he refers to as “pirate foodie”]). My 6-year-old is writing a book about Ultramen Tiga, Dyna and Gaia. And my 40-year-old (that’s husband, not child, although sometimes it’s hard to […]

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