Bitch Extraordinaire

Many of you have read the entry wherein I admitted to giving a child with peanut allergies a Nutter-Butter cookie. I want to express clearly that this was done in error, I did not do it on purpose. You will understand why I state this right out front after I write what comes next. I received an e-mail from another mother about a Valentine activity coming up on Monday, wherein she states, “Please do not bring food with nuts, even for your own consumption. Daniel is very allergic!” And I am embarrassed to admit that the first thought that popped…

Gynecology 101

Today we took a field trip to the gynecologist.  On the way there, the 10-year old had a few questions.  She became squeamish after my first response and then didn’t walk to talk about it any more.  I guess it’s one thing to hear Oprah say “Va-jay-jay,” like it’s a talking monkey, and another to discuss the real deal. Once in the private room, I strip down and put on the gown.  My daughter begins bitching that she has to hold my clothes, since she’s sitting on the only available chair.  I am amazed that she could find something to complain about when…