Author Archives: StLmom

About which I’m thankful

I have the best husband in the world. I have two fantastic kids who make me proud and who also make me laugh. I have parents who love me, and who are great parents. I have in-laws that I love … Continue reading

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Paris Hilton in my head

When I have a lot on my mind, I have a very active dreamlife. In one night I dreamed that: I attended the funeral of a client’s mother I championed a battalion of nursing mothers who wanted to breastfeed in … Continue reading

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Napkin folding, and other world-saving pursuits

T-2. I began my morning by Googling “napkin folding.” I used to know how to do all these fancy folds, all due to the expertise of my mother. Back in the seventies, when my dad was active in the American … Continue reading

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Gunnin’ for the stigmata-free holiday

T-3. Today I made significant progress. Grandma’s orange rolls are boxed up for Thursday morning’s breakfast. The floors are spotless. Two loads of laundry are done. A cranberry bread is in the oven as I write this. Mid-day, Mark called … Continue reading

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Wii Must be Crazy

The boy and the man got up at 5:45am yesterday to wait in line with the other lunatics, I mean, dedicated consumers, to get their Wii from Target. Wii must be crazy. For two hours the guys waited in the … Continue reading

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