Thanks everyone, for the great comments on last week’s post about dealing with sick days. I thought we’d stay with that theme for another week with this guest post by Kitty Holman about how to tell if your child is faking sick. From Kitty Holman: Ferreting out the Ferris Bueller in your Family: 5 Signs […]


Rebecca’s Spring Break (Part II.)

by Katrina on April 16, 2010

“So we’re getting ready to go. I sit down with Ella to brush her hair, and that’s when I see two nits.”

“That’s too much!” I said. “The cough with the peeing. The foot surgery. The whale watching fiasco. And then lice?…It’s unreal…Can you turn your head a little?”


Rebecca’s Spring Break (Part I.)

by Katrina on April 15, 2010

My friend Rebecca called as I was dropping my son at preschool.

“Um, are you doing anything right now?” she asked. “Can you come check my head for lice? I don’t think I have it, but Ella does.”

“I’ll be right over,” I said.


Coming out of the mommy closet

by Katrina on April 8, 2010

Have you ever felt you had to hide the fact that you have kids when you’re at work? I’ve been thinking about a comment Lily left on the blog about a week ago. Lily works in academia, where it sounds like it’s an open secret that being a parent is a professional liability. She wrote […]