Are women our own worst enemy? Last week I was mentioned in an LA Times article as championing the importance of becoming a good wife and partner. The article didn't explain entirely what I'm about (my focus is really more on the partner aspect, than the good wife thing) but it did mention that I unite career and family and that I now stay home. That 's all it took. Bloggers everywhere began debating whether I had the right to paint staying home as a worthy choice for women. Some responders questioned my level of education, while others suggested I stayed home to spend my husband's money....more
Evidently, my family planning has become a matter of public concern. I had thought for some time that it was just between Bryan and me, with a little divine direction here and there. But there is overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
I love to junk-out on TV. That doesn't mean I actually get to watch mainly due to the fact we don't own a television. Like many other families with kids on the spectrum, we gave away our T.V. after we caught two year old, Tristan watching static. I guess now not owning a tube doesn't stop you from watching shows online which I do a few times a week, but I do find myself having to schedule and prioritize. ...more
If you adopt a child , would you return him/her back if you find he/she has psychological problems. A woman from Tennessee returned her 7 year old adopted Russian son back to Russia alone in a flight. Is it lack of love and selfishness or was the woman just protecting herself? Read more here-->http://tiny.cc/hv6bn ...more
As if we aren't self-conscious enough about stepping through the looking glass of marriage and parenthood, occasionally something small occurs to crystallize a reality that we are no longer "cool" in the same way we were in our sing
Mailonline has an interesting article by Lucy Cavendish, "I love my kids, but I admit it-I'm happier on my own!" She talks about how she loves her kids but has to admit her moments of "genuine bliss" do not revolve around being a mother. As you might expect, she got an array of comments, from criticizing her for admitting this, to "of course you need a break fr...more
My husband and I fold laundry together. It’s one of the only chores we can share and still enjoy each other’s company, not only because it’s the only household job that neither of us has passively and purposely fumbled to get out of, but because we joke around a lot while we’re folding, like we just met....more