Two years ago.Two years ago I woke up in an ambulance.Two years ago I scared the hell out of my husband and kids.Two years ago my life was altered in a way that is still difficult to explain to others because on the outside I still look like me....more
Do you remember having ‘the talk’ with your parents?
“When a mommy and daddy love each other very much they give each other a special kind of hug and….”
We all know how the rest of that old tale goes. Families vary it -- some add detail, some get by on euphemisms, some tell the whole thing like an allegory leaving kids lost somewhere between terrified and befuddled -- but for the most part, all parents give the same sex talk to prepare their kids for what is to come.
But that was before we understood we lived in a rape culture.
I cringe every time I read an article about how fantastic it is that some company decided to embrace shape and size diversity and use plus size models in their advertisements.Well good for them. Aren’t they special. Someone should give them a gold star. ...more
Today marks the 100th installment of Heather King‘s (The Extraordinary Ordinary) Just Write free-writing your (extra)ordinary stories series. It marks my first time as a participant. Congratulations, Heather. ...more
Names make the news all the time. Just weeks ago this world waited with bated breath and whispering humbleness for the name of the new prince of England to be announced. People are still mocking baby North West’s parents (Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) for the joke they seemed to have pulled off. It wasn’t that long ago that Cher, Madonna, and Prince ruled the world with no last names at all, the latter going without a name entirely for a while.
We can all learn a little something about foods kids love by interacting with the Wisest Kid widget. Check out these posts to soak up some wisdom from our bloggers’ kids, and to learn more about how Campbell’s® Condensed soups can be a great addition to your go-to meal time solution. Read more