Blog Profile / Dooce

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Blog Post Archive

My Very True and Important Book Report on Charlotte’s Web, Part One

11 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

While we have all been motivated to take on more of an activist role in our daily lives, we also need some intermittent distraction to ease strain on the brain. And oh, the strain on the brain to come.

Where the hell I’ve been

This is where I've been for the last five months, why I was so quiet during the election, and why I should have worked harder.

And you thought mommy blogging was dead

This is not nearly as political as some of you want me to be, but it's the first time I have written anything in four months. I sat down to see if my fingers could remember what to do.

What institutionalized racism looks like inside our system of education

"She trusted us to have his best interest at heart and she trusted us to know the care he required. Calling the police for him was wrong, it was a mistake, and it was racist."

The sun’s so bright, I gotta wear shades

It's my most favorite season of the year (to bundle up and show up to the pool dressed as if I'm about to shovel snow).

Something, anything

Even if you're doing it wrong, you're doing it. So do it.

Father’s Day 2016

Not included in this list of ideas is a the nudge certain fathers need to adopt modern technology. Although I will give my father credit: he finally caved and is using his dishwasher.

I ran the 2016 Boston Marathon and all I got was a unicorn

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

I didn't even notice that a unicorn was on the medal until Marlo pointed this out to me IS HOW DEPLETED I AM.

Some feelings about a movie that will get me writing again, perhaps

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

I'd call this Part One of my Boston Marathon experience, but that part started the day I did my first long run.

Hello from the other side

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

That March Equinox has had a very long and debilitating shadow.

You wouldn’t like me when I’m hungry

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

Various answers to questions about the boatloads of fuel I've used to train for a marathon WAIT. I'm running a marathon again?! WTF.

Team Wheatcroft

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

Meet Simon Wheatcroft, my companion in the 2016 Boston Marathon, he who runs for the pursuit of the challenge. And donuts.

T-Minus 20 days

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

They refer to next few weeks as "tapering," but I call it "holy shit it's time to freak the fuck out."

“A manic rambling spiral into a not great place”

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

When the Internet concern trolls you and calls you crazy, you turn that shit into a podcast.

A list of three things that are a list

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

The headline of this post should lead you to believe that I have finally put "fear of writing titles" far behind me.

Three friendships you need to reconsider when traveling to Australia

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

My friends are reading this and going, "Wait, she's not referring me, is she?" All except one. That friend is nodding smugly.

“I wear my heart on my mouth”

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

Three ways to tell the woman in your life, "Look! I don't take you for granted ALL of the time!"


2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

I was ging to write a short feature about a friend's book I really love, and this is what happened.

From here to the finish line in Boston

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

I said I'd never do this again, that this was by far worse than an unmedicated childbirth, but some things are far more important than a few hours of concentrated pain.

The life-changing magic of shut the hell up

2 years agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

If I asked, "Does this bring me joy" about every item in my home, a good 40-50% of the time my kids would end up in the recycling bin.

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