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First off, thank you for the shout-out and the kind words.
More importantly, thank you for spear-heading this battle. All bullying is disgusting, but her style of bullying takes "disgusting" to a whole new level. I hope that what you're doing puts a GIANT dent into it.
4 months ago on On Negotiating with Terrorist Amy
Bahahahahahhahahahhahahahahahaha...love this more than I can express, Gina.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on I Don't Homeschool Because...
WOOHOOOO!!! I love the look on your face, Gina. You totally, totally deserve this.
A drink's on me (be it wine, coffee, whatever) at BlogHer '12. :)
1 year, 1 month ago on "OHMYGODOHMYGODOHMYGODOHMYGOD"
Congratulations, Gina! What a perfect match-up And many, MANY thanks to you for helping me put my sponsorship package together. Your generosity is truly invaluable! I'm still looking for a sponsor, but I'm keeping my head up in hopes that I'll find a good match soon!
1 year, 1 month ago on Announcing my BlogHer '12 Sponsor & How I Snagged Them
Oh GIna, I could probably write this very post...and probably will about a year from now when Tim gets a vasectomy!
I can especially relate to your three "what ifs." And this is particularly pronounced now that I find myself having to say "goodbye" to each new stage that Eric reaches, to newborn and 0-3 month clothes, to the bassinet we've used for each of our kids...aaaahhh! I'm a hormonal mess. :) I have to keep reminding myself that with each goodbye, there are a million more hellos. (Like "hello" to kids who are self-sufficient some day! Can I get a HELL YEAH for THAT?!)
Our plan is for Tim to get a vasectomy next March. Preferably during March madness so that he can enjoy his downtime on the couch with a frenzy of college basketball games. (That was my idea, and I think it's rather brilliant, tyvm.)
1 year, 2 months ago on V is For Vasectomy...
Gina, I'm so sorry that things suck like this right now. Definitely frustrating (to say the least). For what it's worth, I hope that HH is able to find a full-time, benefits-giving, kickass job soon. You ALL deserve it.
And I'll add my voice to the pot saying that this economy sucks for new graduates. As you know, Tim works nights as a tax preparer during tax season, and he also works 1-3 nights a week cleaning a car dealership. This is ON TOP OF having a full time job as an attorney (at a company that has had layoffs for years, so the job itself is not 100% stable). (And no, universe, not all attorneys make six-figure salaries...) Again, I'm grateful that he can get one job, let alone three. And I'm grateful that I can pull in extra income through writing and blog work. But...I hate that he did all that school, and now he has to have multiple jobs in part to help pay off students loans from getting the degree that he worked his tail off for.
First world problems? Absolutely. But they're damn frustrating problems nonetheless.
1 year, 2 months ago on Our New Normal: Same as Our Old Normal, Minus Employment Benefits
My two boys had a TERRIBLE time with teething, and I imagine that this next one will too. SO I'D LOVE TO WIN!!! Thanks for the giveaway, TFB and sponsors.
1 year, 4 months ago on Got a Teething Baby? This One's For You! (Giveaway)
Six years ago today--TODAY--a very pregnant nurse said "I hope that *I* don't need a cesarean." As I lay still strapped to the operating table. As she stood behind the curtain, faceless to me (and me, faceless to her). As my baby and my husband were off in the nursery (even though my 9/9 APGAR scoring baby was totally healthy).
FUCK YOU, lady. When I woke up six years ago today, *I* also hoped that I didn't need a cesarean. But I didn't need you rubbing that fact in my face.
1 year, 5 months ago on Things I Would Say to the Hospital Staff If I Saw Them Today…
I gave up too, Gina. Too much going on this month, and not enough desire to steal away to write a blog post that my heart wouldn't really be into anyway. But I think we kick ass for making it this far. (And I've really enjoyed all the posts from you too!)I had the REALLY silly idea to do a blog post every month after the baby was born. And then I realized that beyond silly, it was stupid. :)
1 year, 5 months ago on NaBloPoMo has Bested Me Already
Count me in as another one of StarryMom's fans!!! I saved up my money specifically so that SHE could redesign my site earlier this year. I STILL get people on FB and via email asking me who did my site, and I'm always proud to refer them to her. She is fabulous!!!
1 year, 6 months ago on Nod to a StarryMom, My Magnificent Web Mistress