Yoghurt Spoon!

The Toddler is eating lunch. She is having yoghurt ('oghurt') for dessert. The Toddler likes yoghurt.The Toddler has finished her main course. She becomes immediately concerned that the offer of yoghurt may have been forgotten or withdrawn in the 15 minutes since it was made. The Toddler will check. She yells, 'Oghurt! Mummy! Daddy! Grammy! Oghurt! Oghurt!'...more

No, You Don't Have to Share Your Toys!

I once worked in an establishment in which one of my fellow managers would sign off nearly every email with the cloying “Sharing is Caring!”  Right after I vomited all over my keyboard, I was always tempted to hit Reply to All and type “I’m diabetic and you’re making me ill!”...more

Manners What A Novel Idea

You're Doing It Wrong: Your phone might be keeping you single

The scene: A Chicago bar during a college football game. A couple in a booth, accompanied by a male friend. Minutes later, a girl walks in solo and sits with the group, bubbly and smiley. (Said girl, I might add, is pretty damn cute.) ...more

You're Doing it Wrong: Food Shaming

Last week's "You're Doing it Wrong," covered a couple of food pet peeves that were kind of me-specific and ok, a little weird. This week's topic is a little more universal because it's happened to everyone and is probably a pet peeve of yours that you couldn't put a name to. Until now.You're doing it wrong if...You're food shaming friends, family or anyone for that matter....more

Pressure to pay: After Dinner

Have you been stuck with more than your fair share of a tab? How did you handle it? ...more

How to Be the Perfect Dinner Guest: 8 Easy Tips

You were just invited to your boss's McMansion for a dinner party. Or you’re meeting his parents for the first time. They are both lawyers. In the Hamptons. Don’t. Panic. There are ways to avoid screwing this up. Image: eren {sea+prairie} via Flickr ...more
Note what books, or music, or even hobbies you are enjoying currently.  They make for easy and ...more

Public shaming in a public restroom

What the hell is wrong with people? Twice the other day…TWICE…when I was in the restroom, I heard a woman in the stall next to me talking ON THE PHONE!...more

The "It's All About Me" Generation

I can't take credit for that phrase...my friend Mel used that when I was venting the other night.  Tuesday night was on my way to teach a class for graduate students about suturing.  The class was held in the evening, but its a university so there are undergrads milling all around of course.  I went to school at this university, so I'm familiar with it....more

Ladies this is for you

     All right ladies I don't know how we missed making sure everyone got this lesson growing up but I am on a mission to rectify it.TREAT THE PUBLIC RESTROOMS AS YOU WOULD YOUR OWN GRANDMOTHER'S...more
@floridamomof3 LIke I told Kim feel free to pass it on and post where ever you see the need~ ...more