It's been a little over a month since the Feb 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Fourteen students and three teachers were killed making it one of the … [Read more...] about Whose Kid???
Can You JUST….????
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….????
The Election: 2016
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
Mean People Suck
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
“That’s Not Your REAL Kid”
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”
Tear This Wall Down
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
What To Do When You’re Totally Losing It At The End Of The School Year
(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
Walt Disney’s Progress Report
(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!
Why Stepmoms Get A Bad Rap
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