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Remembering Labor One Year Later...

The other day, a woman at work mentioned that she was terrified to one day find herself in labor. Without skipping a beat, I replied, "Women are so overly dramatic about it. It's not that bad."



Yes, I said that. Really. And at the time, I meant it. As soon as it left my mouth, however, a little voice inside of my head -- the Memory Keeper, perhaps -- laughed.



The first half of my statement I stand by. Hollywood paints labor as a gory, blood-curdling nightmare where women… Continue

Added by Michelle Horton on January 17, 2010 at 11:26am — No Comments

Confession: I lie about my age

In real life, I'm 23 years old.



Yes, I'm 23 and I'm a mother and I'm married and WHAT?



I know, I get it all. the. time.





"Wow you look so young to have a baby!"

"Yeah, I'm, um, 23."

"Oh. Yeah...well...you are young to have a baby."





"Oh my gosh you have a baby? You look like you're 18!"






And then comes the questions: Am I married? When did I get married? Why? Was it an accident? Are you working? Still… Continue

Added by Michelle Horton on November 27, 2009 at 7:33am — No Comments

Techie Tots

What I imagine goes on in my 9-month-old's mind:



Hm, lots of toys, lots of toys.



Let's see there's a round thing, a hard thing, and a - what the? - what's this squishy thing? And there's a...



Oh boy...



I think -- I think -- I just spotted something I'm not supposed to touch. It has a wire and a keyboard and a 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor. Yep, yep, I know these things. Let's fire up this bad boy and...



NOAH. NO.



...Damn…
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Added by Michelle Horton on November 27, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

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