I Don't Like My Son Very Much Right Now

I’m going to be honest with you guys. I’m really tired of my son. The level of disrespect and general level of unhappiness is becoming so distressing that I’m barely functioning as his mother. I don’t want to be around him. I don’t want to do anything for him....more
My son just turned seven, and right around the time he turned six, he went through a phase like ... more

Yes, I'm Going to the Rally to Restore Sanity

And because people are on a hair trigger. People don't even read blog posts anymore. They just skim to see if the person is in agreement with their ideology, and if they're not, they unleash their displeasure on them. Twitter is no longer the fun place to discover what someone is considering eating for lunch. Now I need to wade through people writing inflammatory statements just to upset others. ...more

Thanks for such a reasonable post. I didn't go to the rally, but I was certainly there in ... more

Grosser Things Than Licking a Public Toilet

LA Weekly posted an article about a study reported by the Daily Mail about the cleanliness of high chairs in American restaurants. I'll give you a hint, you're either A) never going to leave home without an arsenal of Clorox products or B) never going to eat out ever again. Of course, in true gross-out fashion, the study compared the amount of bacteria found per inch on a restaurant high chair (147) vs. a public toilet (8). ...more

Much like geese, ducks poop A LOT. The school I went to had a pond in the center of campus (it ... more

Yes, yes I did have chocolate for breakfast. WHAT OF IT? *glaring defensively*

Yes, yes I did have chocolate for breakfast. WHAT OF IT? *glaring defensively* ...more

It's National Chocolate Day in the U. S., so it's totally appropriate. more

I hate how tv shows are one sound level and commericials are three times louder.

I hate how tv shows are one sound level and commericials are three times louder. ...more

I know...my dad was visiting last weekend, and he's hard of hearing AND doesn't fast-forward ... more

I am looking for a really COOL clock for a freaky 12 year old girl. Have any recommendations?

I am looking for a really COOL clock for a freaky 12 year old girl. Have any recommendations? ...more

Try this: http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/eye-clock
If that's not what you're looking for, ... more

I'm suffering from an awful case of the doldrums. I need to create a mess of some sort...

I'm suffering from an awful case of the doldrums. I need to create a mess of some sort... ...more

You should read The Phantom Tollbooth. more

Still trying to figure out this blogher thing...suggestions? http://yesliketheprincessinstarwars.blogspot.com

Still trying to figure out this blogher thing...suggestions? http://yesliketheprincessinstarwars.blogspot.com ...more

Thank you! I'll get it figured out soon enough! more