The thing about nagging is it’s not by choice. No one wakes up hoping for a hectic morning of things not being where they are supposed to be. No one wants to get into it with their kids … [Read more...] about Can You JUST….????
During the final weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election, my 7 year old (JJ) asked me every day: “Mommy, who are you voting for?” And every day I’d respond the same way: … [Read more...] about The Election: 2016
When I was in line at the drug store the other day, the guy in front of me was noticeably irritated. It seems he had to wait a few minutes before the cashier got to her register, so he got annoyed. I … [Read more...] about Mean People Suck
I have noticed that most of the adoption pieces floating around the internet are geared towards people who are adopting or considering adoption. That makes sense, yes, but they're not raising a whole … [Read more...] about “That’s Not Your REAL Kid”
We have a problem. The amount of hate people have for the gay community is baffling. I have tried for many years to figure it out, but I can’t. And the controversy--- so much controversy: Gays in … [Read more...] about Tear This Wall Down
(From The Archives, June 2014) The end of the school year is a crazy time of recitals, parties and graduations---and with those events come times, dates and rules. For me, it all got very … [Read more...] about What To Do When You’re Totally Losing It At The End Of The School Year
(From The Archives: July, 2011) My girls aren't big into TV. They like the show Imagination Movers, but outside of that, TV is not really their thing. Disney movies are what's big in our house. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney’s Progress Report
(From The Archives: April 3, 2012) For some reason, whenever I voice a concern about my kids, there is almost always someone who feels the need to weigh in with the following response: “Oh, just … [Read more...] about Just Wait!
The most evil stepmother in all the world is the stepmother from Cinderella. She’s the original, and she’s wicked. I don’t know why she was so mean. It seemed like she got a pretty good deal: … [Read more...] about Why Stepmoms Get A Bad Rap
Do you ever feel like the Universe is trying to tell you something? Normally I don’t---but last week it did and I feel like I would be doing everyone a disservice if I didn't put this out. What … [Read more...] about Wake Up Call