Category Archives: Live

Now You Are Seven
Bruiser
April 14, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Now You Are Seven

Dear Bruiser, This time last year, you were still my adventurous little kindergartner with a mouth full of baby teeth. What a difference a year makes. Between then and now,…

If Your House Were a Pottery Barn House
Live
April 9, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

If Your House Were a Pottery Barn House

I’ll be the first to admit that I love seeing the Pottery Barn catalog in the mail. I can totally lose myself in its pristine, people-free pages, and dream of…

Checking Out
Live
April 3, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Checking Out

“Hello ma’am,” the lady at the register said as I placed a pair of girls tights down on the counter. “Are you ready to check out?” “I am,” I said…

Thank You, Gail
Live
March 30, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Thank You, Gail

In 2006, I started writing a newspaper column based on this blog for the Nashville Scene, my local alt-weekly newspaper. The reaction was mixed… I wrote a tongue-in-cheek, often snarky…

The Child Within
Live
March 26, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

The Child Within

A few weeks ago as I tucked my nearly seven-year-old son into bed, I put a hand lightly on his cheek and said, “I really don’t think I can let…

Let’s Hear It for the Non Pablos!
Live
March 12, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Let’s Hear It for the Non Pablos!

Oh Juan Pablo. Ay, ay, ay. The worst-ever season of The Bachelor ended explosively Monday night with Rico Suave Juan Pablo sending contestant Clare home just a few hours after…

Why I’m Not Ready to Be a Mom
Live
March 10, 2014 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Why I’m Not Ready to Be a Mom

Just before bedtime a few weeks ago, my nine-year-old daughter surprised me with some news. “I’ve decided to call you Mom instead of Mommy from now on,” she informed me….