NEWS AND THE INFORMATION AGE Originally published November 17, 2016 How about those election results, eh? Pretty…surprising…all around? I’m not actually here to talk about that. I’m just exhausted by all of it at this point. I can see how it sucked from both sides of the aisle, I’ve made my peace with those who … More NEWS AND THE INFORMATION AGE
THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK Originally published October 17, 2016 Alright everyone. Sit down and listen. If you’re offended by what follows, then I’m talking to you. If you aren’t, then I’m not. That’s the only half-assed apology I’m going to make for this one. I’m not going to tell you who to vote for, so … More THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK
I want to say that I am not blind to the fact that the last post I wrote before today’s was not totally in-keeping with today’s message. My belief that parents should parent their children, however, is not contradictory to my belief that we should work harder to support one another instead of attacking one … More I just wanted to take a moment.
BRING BACK THE VILLAGE Originally posted 9/17/16 I read this article today, and even though I’m terrified to write this blog, I think it needs to be written. And I can only hope and pray that it doesn’t end badly for us. So here’s my “confession.” Our summer daycare option was going to cost $200 … More BRING BACK THE VILLAGE
Patsy Terrell is the right choice to replace Jan Pauls in the 102nd District. The right choice for Kansas. … More I UNDERSTAND: PATSY TERRELL FOR KANSAS
This post is vaguely in response to the kid who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo. Let’s just get that out of the way. And while we’re at it, let me be clear: I am not a gorilla expert. I’m not a parenting expert. I’m not perfect. My kids aren’t perfect. I know we all make mistakes. … More LET’S TRY…PARENTING!
Genderbending characters to add a new dynamic is becoming increasingly popular. But just because we CAN doesn’t necessarily mean we should. … More WHERE ARE ALL THE BUFFYS?
Alright, fellow Democrats. I’m gonna level with you, and I should have done this a while ago. I don’t care which Democratic candidate you support right now. I DO care that we are creating a culture of divisiveness in our own party and sabotaging our success before the primaries are even over. How, you ask? By tearing down the other candidate. … More DEAR DEMOCRATS: WE NEED TO STICK TOGETHER
REGARDING COMPASSION Originally published February 28, 2016 Hey…long time no see. Honestly, I haven’t been in much of a blogging mood the past few months. Being fired from a company you considered home where you worked with people you considered family takes it out of you. I’m still really not feeling it, as rejection after … More REGARDING COMPASSION
I have had it up to HERE with self-deprecating posts from moms who feel SO GUILTY about the time they broke their facade of perfection and acted human with their kids. … More DEAR PARENTS: STOP APOLOGIZING FOR BEING IMPERFECT