Category Archives: Live

September 5, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Poop Scoop

When I was preparing to become a mom, I never ever ever thought I’d be on such intimate terms with poop. I have cleaned it out from under my fingernails….

September 4, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Punk Rock Nerd

If I compare my 14-year-old stepdaughter’s high school experience with my own 15 years ago, there really aren’t that many differences. There are still preps. And goths. And geeks. And…

September 3, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Head Case

When I took Baby to her first doctor’s appointment at three months, it was a much Bigger deal than I had expected. “Everything looks great,” my doctor said, reviewing Baby’s…

September 2, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

A Soccer Mom Speaks Out

Being a soccer mom is so much harder than you’d think. It’s not easy remembering to bring 18 Little Debbies and Capri Suns to the Tuesday away game against the…

August 31, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

The Secret Lives of Sisters

I’ve already admitted I’m a snoop. But my snooping doesn’t extend only to my husband. Oh no, I snoop on the baby (well, that’s justified I guess- I’m a little…

August 30, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Katrina and Me

Like all of you, I’ve been watching Katrina coverage with interest– the wind, the rain, the flooding, the reporters-risking-their-lives-and-for-what?!-for-WHAT?! I knew somewhere in the back of my mind that Katrina…

August 27, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Who Nose?

Perhaps some child psychoanalyst out there can explain this to me. Because I am at a loss. Me: Breakfast? 16-month-old Baby: Best? Me: Lunch? Baby: Lohnsh? Me: Dinner! Baby: Din!…

August 23, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Big Baby

As Baby choked on a meat stick today and regurgitated a pungent mixture of chicken and creamed spinach all down the front of my shirt, I began to meditate on…

August 19, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Bully Beware

I stumbled across a blog today detailing the daily physical and emotional abuse of a young wife by her husband and couldn’t tear my eyes away. I wanted to go…

August 17, 2005 posted by Lindsay Ferrier


We have a new addition to our family of five: Beece. “Beece!” Baby shouts each morning when she wakes up. “Beece!” she cries, looking around her before settling down with…