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Parent Affiliate Marketing: Incredibly Simple Ways to Make Money At Home

Parent Affiliate Marketing? Who in the What Now? Next to selling their own products and services, parent affiliate marketing might be the smartest and easiest way of monetizing a parenting blog after the great parenting blog income crash of 2011. Now that display advertising is not paying what it used to, and most bloggers have […]

Field Trips, Good(?) News, And Messing With My Head Stuff

Mini went on his first field trip today. I accompanied him, thinking they would need extra help. Turns out I was wrong, since there were about 20 kids and 17 parents. This is undoubtedly reflective of the socioeconomics of Mini’s preschool, but nevertheless it was kind of heartwarming. Everybody wanted to be there, and Mr. […]

Totally Gross Things They Insist On Showing On TV, That You Probably Don’t Even Care About Unless You Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

The part in the Dyson ad where they show you how the little cyclone things don’t ever lose suction, and make you look at computer-animated dust particles blowing around in a circle. Whatever meal deal is currently going down at KFC. Nope. I don’t care what you say — it’s gross. Steam coming off the […]


Did you know that it’s possible to have a PPO insurance plan that doesn’t cover pregnancy? Maybe you do, but I’m the idiot who got pregnant without even thinking that I should check to see if pregnancy was something my policy covered. Now look, obviously this is my responsibility, since I didn’t even bother to […]

How To Optimize Your Blog For Getting Deals With Book Marketers [Advice From A Publishing Exec]

Today I’m excited to announce a guest post from a publishing industry insider. By day, Ginger works as a marketing executive in the publishing industry, and below she has provided some thoughts on how bloggers can optimize their blogs for partnerships with publishing companies looking to advertise. You can check out Ginger’s blog here. Thanks, […]

Edie and Chumchum, Acrylic On Canvas, ca. 2011

For reasons that are still unclear to me, Mr. Right-Click worked out some kind of undisclosed trade deal with an acclaimed painter to create a representation of our goddamn cat-coons. Only in Los Angeles would this happen, people. Only in Los Angeles, and only with a dirty rotten cat lover for a husband.