Author Archives: Bethany Ramos

If You Make An Expensive Baby Shower Registry, You Are A Pregnant Jerk

If You Make An Expensive Baby Shower Registry, You Are A Pregnant Jerk

If you want to come down the rabbit hole with me, I will be happy to tell you all about the semi-secret etiquette rules surrounding pregnancy, babies, and especially baby showers. If you aren’t neck-deep in the world of babies just yet, you may be surprised to hear that such rules exist. But they do. And if you break these rules, all of your friends are going to hate you. More »

So Wait. Handjobs In The Delivery Room Are A Thing?

So Wait. Handjobs In The Delivery Room Are A Thing?

The standard postpartum wisdom is to wait six weeks after having a baby to attempt P-in-the-V sex. Of course, if your hormones are raging, and you’re raring to go, you can talk to your doctor about your specific circumstances. Many doctors confirm that six weeks is just a guideline to help a new mom heal and make her feel more comfortable. But I highly doubt that any doctor would condone getting it on in the delivery room—just a few hours after popping out your kid. More »

Jesus Freak: It Isn’t Wrong To Masturbate

Jesus Freak: It Isnât Wrong To Masturbate

Sex is a HOT topic in the Christian community, to put it lightly. Again, my perspective doesn’t encompass all churches and all denominations, but I have “gotten around” in the Christian circle. I think it’s fair to say that many, many people in the Christian community believe sex and especially masturbation to be wrong—in a certain context, outside of marriage. More »

You Are Taking Crazy Pills If You Miss Being Pregnant

You Are Taking Crazy Pills If You Miss Being Pregnant

I did not like being pregnant at all. The kicker was, I had a great pregnancy experience without any health issues to speak of. I’m not here to brag—I’m just stating facts that prove that even though my pregnancies were “uneventful,” I still wasn’t having a good time. I was more than happy to see that nine month stretch of uncertainty go, and I do not miss it one bit. More »

I’m Taking My Toddler To A Restaurant Even If He Gets On Your Nerves

Iâm Taking My Toddler To A Restaurant Even If He Gets On Your Nerves

One of the unexpected highlights of being a parent is how much you lower your expectations. Hear me out. It used to be that I could go out and get crazy any time I damn well pleased. If I wanted to sit down and eat in a fast food restaurant with a fork and a knife, it was my prerogative. If I wanted to plan a decadent dinner out with a date or girlfriends, then I had more than a few hours to kill. More »

10 LOL Hilarious Parent Technology Fails

10 LOL Hilarious Parent Technology Fails

There’s something about parents and technology that makes me LMAO and thank God I was born in the Internet generation. I have to hand it to my mom and many other Boomers I know—most older adults have risen to the challenge. They’ve embraced the World Wide Web with open arms, they sling Internet slang with the best of them, they post the appropriate emoticons on the right Facebook statuses. More »