Tag Archives: humor

Hey kids, don’t stick your tongues in there, m’kay?

As part of a new series we’ll call The Best of The Bearded Iris, the following is my most popular post of 2013 (originally published January 9, 2013).  Happy New Year, friends. Stay warm today!    Damn. Parenting is hard. Every … Continue reading

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The royal birth vs. my first birth

I have the royal family and their special delivery on my mind this week. In fact it has me waxing poetic about my own maiden voyage on the child birth-o-rama. Duchess Kate and I actually have a lot in common. … Continue reading

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Love It, List It, or Laugh About It…

Summer is in full swing here and I’ve been busier than a cross-eyed air traffic controller. Aside from having the three kids home all the time for summer vacation and being very absorbed with a huge work project for my … Continue reading

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Apparently yoga teachers shouldn’t do that…

Have I ever told you the story of the time a musky male yoga teacher who was twice my age tried to massage all seven of my chakras with his pulsating kundalini? Oh sure, we can laugh now, but at … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Mother’s Day Cards

Ah Mother’s Day—a special day set aside just for us, and the women who ruined us. Mom—wait, where are you going? You know I’m just kidding, right? (*cough cough cough*) Sorry. I didn’t mean to wheeze on your St. John … Continue reading

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Customer service surprise

I’m In The Powder Room today reminiscing about an extraordinary customer service experience I had recently. Join me, won’t you? One of the commenters (KC) advises that you not have coffee in your mouth while you read it. You’re welcome. … Continue reading

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