good shit

Raindrops on roses and whiskey and kittens (after I take a sufficient amount of allergy medication)... these are a few of my favorite things... on the interwebs....

 F*ck Diets - Ladybud "I am not a [fucking] skittle."

Amy Schumer's Speech at the Gloria Awards and Gala on Vulture.com "I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I'm beautiful. I say if I'm strong. You will not determine my story — I will. I will speak and share and fuck and love and I will never apologize to the frightened millions who resent that they never had it in them to do it. I stand here and I am amazing, for you. Not because of you. I am not who I sleep with. I am not my weight. I am not my mother. I am myself. And I am all of you, and I thank you."

Surviving Whole Foods - Kelly MacLean on Huffington Post "Fun fact: the word kombucha is Japanese for 'I gizzed in your tea.'"

To parents of small children: Let me be the one who says it out loud - Steve Wiens, The Actual Pastor. I also really like this article of his on Huffington Post: With Little Kids, You Take Trips, Not Vacations

Quit Pointing Your Avocado At Me! by Glennon Melton on Momastery. Love, love, LOVE. I basically love everything this woman says.

The Childless Bystander's Baffled Hymn - Frank Bruni on the NY Times

When I have kids I'll never _________ - Pregnant Chicken
 - And the follow up
 - And the follow up to the follow up

My Advice for New Moms - JJ Keith on Huffington Post. "You can't win at parenting or homemaking. If you think you're winning then everyone else thinks you're a dick." I Love It When People Judge My Parenting -- No, Really is good too. Also see her Pinterest Board - Mother Fucking Homemaking: I Am Hashing All the Tags.

Dear Daughter, Here's Why I Work - Sasha Emmons on Huffington Post/Parenting.com

46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might Be Freaking Out Right Now - Jason Good

The Drowning Stage by Meredith at Mom of the Year

The Blur and The Sweet Spot on Rants from Mommyland

Honest Toddler's Mom: My Christmas Letter on Mommyish.com - "If I had to pick a slogan to describe this year it would have to be “Lowering Our Standards As A Family.”

Why Being a Mom is Enough - By Rachel on Finding Joy

 7 Reasons Your Wife Is Stressed Out All the Time - by Dr. Samantha Rodman on Huffington Post. Nails it.

This Is Water - David Foster Wallace, courtesy of Intelligent Life on The Economist

My Real-Time Response to Learning What The Rock Eats by Mallory Ortberg on The Toast. This KILLED me. And this woman is my new role model. Also this: How To Get Rid Of Clutter And Live Abundantly.

Consent: Not actually that complicated by Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate Princess (ps obsessed with this blog name, my kids play some variation of this game every night)

So much stuff from Renegade Mothering. She's like my angry and bitingly hilarious alter ego. Fuck the lie that we can have it all. And Please may I just excuse myself from this interaction? Jack Daniels. And The No-Bullshit, No-Drama Friendship Manifesto. And Hey teenage girls: You are not the worst.

Jamie and Jeff's Birth Plan on McSweeney's.

27bslash6. This guy KILLS me. And I thought this post was particularly funny and apropos in light of recent book signing events. It's like an involuntary tic or a really boring form of Tourette's.

I can so relate after my recent experience with Gluten-Gate. I Went Paleo and Now I Hate Everything on the Everywhereist.

This is real good: I Have Been Sitting on Manspreaders For the Last Month and I Have Never Felt More Free on xojane.

Oh and my handsome boyfriend Mark Ruffalo the masculine feminist Has Some Words for the "Not a Feminist" Movement, on ryot.com.

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