Category Archives: Jenny’s thoughts

Penis Pity

(You knew with 4 boys a penis post was inevitable, right?) My boys have taught me that Freud was wrong.  It’s not penis envy, it’s penis pity.  My boys each realize around 2 1/2, when they are obsessed with their … Continue reading

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Fame-ish

I need to meet up with a fellow preschool mom tomorrow to give her a costume, but we don’t know each other.  We spoke tonight on the phone. “How will we find each other?”  She asked.  “Should I text you … Continue reading

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Sexist

I brought dinner to my dear friends who just celebrated the birth of their 3rd daughter.  Their dad, D, had read my post about buying Stephen and Adrian Frozen posters.  While he respected my decision to let them choose their … Continue reading

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Best Mommy

Adrian loves to love me.  Every day, multiple times, he’ll suddenly say: “I love you too, Mom!” or “You’re the best mom.  You’re my best mom ever!” He also gives many compliments.  Last week, he told me,  “Wow Mom, that … Continue reading

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The Real Reason People Don’t Use Baby Harnesses…

…Is because they don’t work!  They do keep babies attached to you.  That’s about it.  I have harnessed the babies twice for preschool drop off instead of using the stroller.  Both times it did not work well.  Why?  Because babies … Continue reading

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The Middle Child

With our even number of 4, I was hoping to avoid a “middle child” problem.  But birthing children 1 + 1 + 2 puts 1 in the middle. Stephen automatically enjoys extra activities as the oldest, and he also fulfills the over-achieving ultra-smart first … Continue reading

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Guilt and baby leashes

I’ve written about judging other moms before I became a mom and then eating my words.  Well, it’s happened again…baby leashes.   Which, now that I have purchased two and am re-framing them in a positive light, we will henceforth call … Continue reading

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