Category: Mama

  • ‘Excited much?’

    ‘Excited much?’

    Gather ’round, kids, it’s time for a language lesson.

  • Stretch: Feel the Fear And Do It Anyway

    Stretch: Feel the Fear And Do It Anyway

    We all have moments in our lives when we feel stuck or stagnant, whether it be in our personal lives or our careers. We may feel afraid to take risks or step outside of our comfort zones, preferring to stay in a familiar, safe space. However, it is often in these moments of discomfort and…

  • Why did the async function feel so sluggish?

    It needed to await its morning coffee. Why did the developer quit his job at the helium factory? He refused to be boxed into a container. Why do Java developers wear glasses? Because they can’t C#. Why do programmers always mix up Halloween and Christmas? Because Oct 31 equals Dec 25. Why was the database…

  • Automating Amazon Price Tracking with Python

    Are you a savvy shopper who is always on the lookout for the best deals on Amazon? Do you find yourself constantly checking the prices of your favorite products to see if they have gone down? If so, you might want to consider using Python to automate the process of tracking Amazon prices. In this…

  • Why did the computer go to the doctor?

    Because it had a virus! Why don’t scientists trust atoms? Because they make up everything! What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta. How does a computer get drunk? It takes screenshots! Why do programmers prefer dark mode? Because light attracts bugs! What do you call an alligator in a vest? An investigator! What…

  • Happy Birthday Twins

    I am so so SO thankful you’re turning four because we have NOT done much for your birthday – unlike your older brother’s birthday back in October – it’s just been a LOT. First of all, there’s Thanksgiving – which will always be at some point at the end of November, just before your birthday.…

  • Have You Packed Yet?

    It’s fascinating to me how when I’m procrastinating doing one thing, I will do SO MANY OTHER THINGS. That I have been procrastinating.

  • You’ve Been BOO-ED!

    [COVID Day Five Hundred Sixty Two] This is one of the very first oh so American activities I totally signed First Minion up for as soon as the sign up sheet went round – during the month of October, kids in each grade get a surprise Halloween bucket full of treats – and since I…

  • Dear Past Self

    [Dutch Lock Down Day Five Hundred Fifty Seven] Go the fuck to sleep. Boy Twin is going to wake you up at five fifty tomorrow morning. And he won’t go back to sleep. And you won’t go back to sleep. And, as a matter of fact, he’ll wake up Girl Twin. It’ll be a regular…

  • Holy Crap

    [Dutch Lock Down Day Five Hundred Twenty Three] It’s been like ten forevers since I’ve blogged. Oke, but seriously, I am sorry I’ve been missing in action, but also it’s been #LikeThat THAT stressful. THAT busy. THAT low priority. Also, the site’s been broken – 503 – a LOT. And then the Add New and…

  • Lux Aeterna

    [Dutch Lock Down Day Five Hundred Eleven] From Requiem for a Dream composed by Clint Mansell Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine,cum sanctis tuis in aeternum, quia pius es.Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine,et lux perpetua luceat eis, quia pius es.

  • Angel

    [Dutch Lock Down Day Five Hundred Ten] By the incredible Sarah McLachlan. you’re in the arms of the angel may you find some comfort here