Author Archives: Elaine

About Elaine

Mom, engineer, writer, gamer, gym rat. Ain't nobody got time for excuses.

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That

It is officially 2014. I’ve allowed for a day to settle in to the new year (a.k.a. the day where we take all the Christmas shit down and I can take back my living room) before throwing up a beginning … Continue reading

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Ode to Joy

The very fact that you fine folks are reading this means one very important thing, I survived. I made it through a week of work, solo parenting, writing, and podcasting. I am exhausted, I feel like I’ve been through a … Continue reading

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All By Myself

As of this moment I am solo parenting until essentially Friday evening. My husband is traveling to Miami today for a tax conference and as a result I will be responsible for all kid related things until his return on … Continue reading

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Blah, Blah, Blah

There is a ridiculous phenomenon in parenting that involves being in a huge rush to see your precious child do something new and then immediately regretting that because OMG WHAT WAS I THINKING. This happens all the time and continues … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

A little over a week ago I got a text message which included a picture of our beloved Kindle Fire. Actually it would be more accurate to describe the device as Nathan’s beloved Kindle Fire because pretty much commandeered it … Continue reading

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The Difference a Year Makes

It’s been nearly a year since my last post on this blog. I had kind of forgotten about it until Carolyn¬†told me this past week, during our podcast recording nonsense, that I should write more in this space. She also … Continue reading

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New Toys and New Experiences

Fair warning to most of you out there, I’ve been in a bit of a funk this week. My right knee ¬†which I injured a few months ago has been brutally painful lately which is preventing me from going to … Continue reading

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