PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

…on good food, questionable judgment, and making life work

I’m Cut Off

Every so often, when I’m feeling super-self-esteemy, it occurs to me to cut off all of my hair. You know, to knock myself down a peg or two; to stave … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

I suffer from an acute case of Inappropriate Laughter. I also have mild to moderate generalized panic disorder, which means that in instances of great stress or tension, I fear … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Would Castro Eat?

I have lots of irrational fears–loads of them. Choking, escalators, and every time I crack an egg, I experience  a brief moment of trepidation. But my biggest fear is that … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Insensitive Boobery–Fix it With Carbs

Ahh, the Snowpocalypse. Our school district announced that school was closing at 11:00 on January 28, as the snow grew heavier. Having grown up in the Snow Belt, I don’t … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sullied and Purified

By all accounts, my kids are pretty good eaters. My oldest loves lentils. I mean he loves them. When I announce lentil soup for dinner he is genuinely delighted. When … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

You Can Groat Your Own Way

Okay, okay. I’ve been known to get judgy at the grocery store. It’s hard for me when I see someone feeding their toddler Coke® from a sippy cup or a … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Judgment-Free Zone

Sometimes your errands take longer than you planned. Sometimes the weather keeps you from going to the grocery store. Sometimes you get lost in a book and lose track of … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Be a Beef Hero

So, our  nuclear family holiday wound up being really quiet, low-key, and pleasant. No big gifts, no electronics, and hopefully I stunted a few expectations (I’m not trying to be … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Housewifery 3.0

In spite of my sometimes crippling anxiety, I’m generally a pretty happy, contented person. It’s probably a defense mechanism that I picked up when I was going through the typical … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Reviewed: The Polk Audio N1 Gaming SurroundBar – A PWI Merch Moment

I won’t get into what I do for a living, but I will tell you that frequently get free things that are awesome. And the week of Thanksgiving was no … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 1 Comment
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