Kill your TV habit

TV habit 2014

It's confession time: despite extra free time in the evenings, I haven't blogged much this month because I've rediscovered the TV habit and I've been binge-watching various series. First I devoured both seasons of Orange Is The New Black and now I am sprinting through all five seasons of Breaking Bad. The addiction has gotten bad enough that I've been suffering from sleep deprivation during the day, yet that still won't stop me from staying up late to watch one or two episodes at night. NOT … [Read more...]

How to exit the family bed

Sleepy snuggles 2012

I love cosleeping with our little girl, and I've written fondly about it before. That's not what this post is about. This post is also not about how to stop cosleeping with your baby or toddler once you've gotten into that habit. I haven't the foggiest idea how to do that, and I am the last person who should be writing a blog post about it. If and when we ever figure that one out, trust me - I'll blog about it, Facebook about it and shout it from the highest rooftops. No, this post is … [Read more...]

An ode to drive-throughs

Car naps. Not cute!

I'll be honest - before I had a kid, I considered drive-throughs to be the domain of lazy Americans. I grew up with Brit parents who wouldn't be caught dead at a drive-through (nor did we eat much fast food period, come to think of it. McDonald's was a rare treat on road trips). I scoffed at the people who line up in their cars and wait for the drive-through window rather than parking and walking in. After all, we know what Lethal Weapon 2 taught us about drive-throughs. Since having Zoe, … [Read more...]