Man Boobies

Man Boobies

“Hey, Beanie.”   I say. “Yes, Mom?” “You’ve got some awesome man boobies going on there, buddy.” “Oh, Mom,” laughed the Beanie.   “Those aren’t man boobies.” “Oh, no?” I ask. “No, silly,” said the Bean.   “Those are my pecks.” “Aren’t pecks supposed to be…more…firm?” I asked. “Not mine,” he said.   “Mine are special floppy pecks.” “Ohhh,” I said.   “Well, then how about that belly of yours?” “Low blow, Mom,” said Beanie.   “Low blow.”

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Hear Me Roar

Hear Me Roar

Since I have been staying home, Chris has been enjoyed the luxury of making a few digs at me every now and then.   If he comes home from work and the sink is piled with dishes, he’ll make a little remark about how I obviously didn’t have time in my busy day to put a few dishes in the dishwasher.   He doesn’t do it often because I’m pretty positive that he values his life.   But he does it often enough. Its actually something I’ve struggled with during…

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Take Two Tums and Call Me in the Morning

Take Two Tums and Call Me in the Morning

Yesterday morning when he woke up, Beanie had a rash on his face.   It was bright red and on the side that he sleeps on. I about died. I ran to the phone and called the pediatrian, but I got their answering machine.   I left a message, patiently waited 30 second, then dialed again, left a message, waited 30 seconds, dialed again.   Finally, someone answered.   I was speaking so fast though that the nurse couldn’t understand me. “MY BABIES FACE!” I think I remember shrieking.  …

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A New Leaf

A New Leaf

Yesterday afternoon when Chris came home from work, I surprised him with my outfit. It was something I would never wear. Something so far from my personality. Something so out of character that I may or may not have needed some adult beverages to help me get up the courage to put it on. I met Chris at the door wearing….(gulp)…work out clothes. AHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! You don’t have to know me too long before you quickly pick up on my distaste for denim cutoffs and exercise. I profess both of these…

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Update Your Feeds!

Update Your Feeds!

Beanie says, “Update your feeeds, pleeease!” We’ve (hopefully) worked out the kinks with the MC feeds. If you subscribe to MC.com, you’ll need to update all of your feeds. You can subscribe to The Marriage Confessions, The Man Cave, and The Bean. There are RSS links on each page. If you don’t already subscribe, you might want to check it out. Speaking of checking things out, be sure to pay attention to my Twitter updates on the home page (or Follow Me by clicking HERE!). I post announcements on Twitter…

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The Clean Bean

The Clean Bean

My favorite part of the day with Beanie is bath time. He loves the water.   He splashes and kicks and coos and talks the whole time.   And he’s the only two month old I know who goes through shampoo as fast as I do.   The kid’s got a lot of hair.   What can I say? “Hey, Mom,” says the Beanie.   “Let’s style my hair today.” “Okay, Beanie,” I tell him. “Chicks dig mohawks,” says Beanie. “Yeah,” I say.   “But Moms dig snuggles in fluffy…

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Two Heads Are Better Than €¦ Whatever

Two Heads Are Better Than €¦ Whatever

Yesterday I shared how Chris and I have been struggling to stay in love with each other in the face of sheer exhaustion.   The arrival of the Bean has been awesome, but it has pretty much turned our brains to mush.   And its hard to be in love when your brain is mushy. We decided that we would kick start our new outlook on our marriage by taking on a project together.   So, for the past two nights Chris and I have worked side by side at…

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The State of My Union

The State of My Union

When I first found out I was pregnant, one of the things I thought about was how I would fit a baby into a blog that is supposed to be focused on my marriage.   While certainly the Bean is a huge part of my marriage now, I promised myself that I would try really hard to keep the blog centered around me and Chris.   Stories about the Bean would be told through the lens of a married couple and not the other way around. At the time, I…

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There’s a Recession in My Refrigerator

There’s a Recession in My Refrigerator

Let me be honest with you, unless it moves, it generally doesn’t get cleaned in my house.   And even then, its not a guarantee.   But a few weeks ago, I took on the extreme cleaning challenge of cleaning out my fridge.   It wasn’t pretty.   It was greasy and smelly and had a thick gooey film all over it. And that was just me. I hate being dirty.   You may think this means that I like to keep things clean around me.   But, surprisingly, no….

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