A counterpoint to Tiger Mothers by Snarkshelf, In Praise of Mowgli Mom. Don’t miss the photo at the end. (For background, Washington Post: Amy Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” on Chinese-American family culture)
Brunch Bird tells of her mother-in-law’s cancer and the nature of life. She writes: As a young woman, she had the looks and sparkle of a Texas debutante but went on to live a life of substance and intellectual curiosity that proved she was more than an exceedingly pretty face. (Photo).
Blarney Crone drives to Virginia to appear in court after a traffic accident. The hotel was part of the adventure. She writes: The room cost $37.44 including tax. Mr Singh, the proprietor, handed me a menu for a Chinese takeaway delivery service and gestured to the machine selling condoms and pepto bismol. Clearly good times were in store …
Sober Single DC is a blog by a woman who can no longer drink. Under the “About Me” she explains why this is so and what the blog is about: I’m a 27 year old grad student living in the DC area and I’ve decided to blog about my misadventures in dating while sober.
A new arrival at Wife and Mommy’s home: We brought home a 12 week old puggle-min pin puppy. Photo.
DCist makes its picks for its annual Exposed photo show. Congrats to all.
The chicken tortilla soup at Corcoran Street Kitchen looks delicious.