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I don't know if I like the hair or the names better, but these are hilarious! I'm loving the Flock of Seagulls (after the Chicken, of course), but I'm partial to any 80's music reference. :)
Hard to pick an all-time fave, but LIES I TELL MY TODDLER is one of them.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2013 on The Big Ticket Stroller Giveaway at Mommy Shorts
If Sadie's new parents can come by for a few hours a day for maybe 4-5 days per week, we totally accept the award! Also, Sadie's costume will STILL fit her next Halloween, so she's got a year to find her love for Wonder Woman.
KFC popcorn chicken. In my non-pregnant world, disgusting; while pregnant, bring it!! Also, whitefish salad, which is on the do-not-eat list and is ALL I EVER WANTED. After popcorn chicken. And let's not get started on the "oh, any day now" comments I would receive from total strangers beginning in my sixth month. If you mean, any day now I will punch someone in the face, then yes.
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2012 on Pregnant, Hungry and Needing to Pee at Mommy Shorts
Thank you for bringing up such a great childhood memory - I gloriously LOVED my sticker album and spent a ridiculous amount of time arranging and rearranging it to the point of obsession. I still have it somewhere. And I remember trading stickers with you. So much fun. Ah, childhood in the '80s.
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2011 on A Two Year Old's Holiday Wish List at Mommy Shorts
This is fantastic! So glad you finally posted a picture of my dog! ;) LOVE the post and thank you for the amazing gift!!
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2011 on Give A Good Gift Giveaway at Mommy Shorts
Exhibit A: Dr. Seuss' inspiration for Thing 1 and Thing 2.
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2011 on Caption Contest at Mommy Shorts
LOVE it! She looks adorable!! And no bowl.
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2011 on The Truth About Mazzy's Hair at Mommy Shorts
Excited to follow NewDayNewDeals on FB!
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2011 on Clean Up Your Hot Mess at Mommy Shorts
Do anticipated hot mess moments count? I'm pretty much guaranteed to experience lots of them. I'm sharing a coworker's moment since I think it's hilarious (of course, this is from not having to experience anything like this yet in my life). She was flying sans husband with her two-year old toddler and newborn to L.A., sitting next to someone in the aisle seat who obviously had no interest in children. She was discretely breastfeeding the baby underneath a blanket when her toddler reached into his diaper and pulled out some poop, smearing it on himself, the seat, and on her. In her panic to grab his hand, her blanket falls off exposing her bare chest and startling the baby who begins to cry. She's stuck in her seat because the person in the aisle seat doesn't get up (probably frozen with horror) and has to wait for a flight attendant to come over. She has to hand the baby off to the flight attendant so she can get her shirt on and take her toddler to the bathroom. My coworker shared this with me as a warning. NOTED.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2011 on Clean Up Your Hot Mess at Mommy Shorts
Ok, just sooooooo sweet. Loved your post on TICS. The barrette part got me all teary. :)
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2011 on All About Mike at Mommy Shorts
THANK YOU!!! I'm tired of friends telling me to watch this ridiculous show. I have nothing except a random onesie and a sippy cup for my upcoming August baby, and I'm ok with that right now. (Although I would love to read a post from you about the only things you absolutely need from the second you get home.) The only person panicking is my mom. Does Rosie do first-time-grandma-to-be concierge services/interventions? That's a show I would watch.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2011 on Pregnant Women Wear Flats at Mommy Shorts
I used to think it was cute that my cat comes running into the bathroom whenever I blow my hair dry so she can get a little fur styling - but Mazzy takes hair-dryer-obsession-cuteness to a new level. Love this!!
Toggle Commented May 31, 2011 on Who needs Oprah? at Mommy Shorts
I haven't started a baby registry yet, and wasn't even sure I was going to, but now...this changes things. I will register simply for these books. Fucking brilliant!
Your Mother's Day sounds wonderful! I mean, there were chocolate chip banana pancakes involved, what could be bad? I got a gigantic baby-naming book from my baby-to-be for Mother's Day. Although I'm pretty sure a certain grandma-to-be who hates every single name we've come up with so far had something to do with it.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2011 on Mommies & Monsters at Mommy Shorts
That just might be large enough to feed this pregnant woman and her sympathy-eating-for-two husband! Also, my cat loves frosting of any kind and could lick that thing clean in about 5 seconds. I will leave you with that image.
Does this outfit make me look fat?
Toggle Commented May 3, 2011 on Caption Contest (For A Good Cause) at Mommy Shorts
Mike gets a gold star! Great photos with adorable subjects!! My mom still gets me a specialty chocolate Easter bunny every year. She has no idea that last year's bunny is still fully intact in my fridge, and bunny parts from the prior year's victim also lie in an unmarked tupperware somewhere in the fridge. I just don't have the heart to tell her that I no longer scarf down an entire bunny in a day like I did when I was 5.
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2011 on Egg Hunt In The City at Mommy Shorts
This is a great help - my husband and I are currently struggling over baby names. I don't think we can go wrong with Pizzazz! Also, I'm a big fan of names with a 'z' in them (as reflected in my cats' names, which I will refrain from including here). My husband has kindly pointed out that a baby is different from a cat but I don't think that means I need to change my naming rules. I mean, four z's in Pizzazz - you can't beat that!! P.S. They're Zoey and Zena.
I'm ready for my close-up, Mommy DeMille.
Oh my goodness, so beautiful. I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats! I've been neglecting Mommyshorts lately and this was a perfect post to remind me to get my priorities back on track. I've got some catching up to do!
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2011 on Still here? Me too. at Mommy Shorts
I love how Mazzy is attempting to crawl and her little foot keeps getting stuck in the bottom of the dress, poor thing. Also, the dress functions very effectively as a parachute when her legs give out from walking! My nephew just started walking, too, and from the video evidence I've seen, there are no pantaloons involved (unless they're underneath the pants he's wearing...).
Toggle Commented Dec 14, 2010 on Pantaloons of Irony at Mommy Shorts
The party was beautifully done - I imagined way more careful thought and planning involved. Kudos! Also, although I did not get MSB, I did have a massive migraine complete with auras and nausea about an hour afterwards. I had to pop 3 horse pills in the middle of the Container Store. (By the way, thank you for the little goodie bag of cookies because those pills were not moving past my epiglottis without some help.) I'm not saying the migraine had anything to do with the party, but maybe I should reconsider wanting to have 5 kids.