Vacations, or Activities I Used to Enjoy before Having a Baby

vacation with baby

Living with my husband and our baby out of state from our respective family and friends makes visiting rare, pricey, and challenging. Yet, we get homesick and want our son to know his family beyond just his mom and dad, so we purchase the tickets and pack our bags two to three times a year. … Continue reading

The Most Hated People on Planes


If you’ve ever flown before, you’re probably aware of at least a few different types of hated passengers. There’s the guy with (apparently) elephantitis of the junk, who must sit with his legs as far apart as possible. Similarly, there’s the Monarch, who must use the armrests on both sides to rest their mighty elbows. … Continue reading

How to Cope with 4 Pregnancy-Rage Scenarios While Flying

Does the state of being pregnant automatically endow one with certain inalienable rights? Like first dibs on a restroom stall? Or access to a safety handle on a crowded tram? Or do those kinds of things smack of entitlement? Flying out of state over the weekend has certainly forced me to realize that there are … Continue reading

How to Have a Rockin’ Road Trip When Lupus Is Along for the Ride

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I just completed an epic roadtrip (even now as I write this post, I’m sitting in a laundromat more than 2,000 miles from home). And anyone who’s ever been on a roadtrip can vouch for me when I say it takes a little bit of planning … Continue reading

Bucket List for 2012

Extreme I am not. I like to think of myself as safe bordering on scaredy-cat with aspirations of adventure. With that said, imagine my excitement when I found a blog that follows the adventures of someone who is actually adventurous:¬† Lesley has traveled far and wide, and she’s not afraid to try new, kinda scary … Continue reading

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