Expiration Dates are For the Weak

It’s always an adventure at Gramma and Papa’s. Bill Cosby once poignantly pointed out This is, however, not true. Some things remain constant through the years ....more

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Preschool Kids

I had the week off work. So in a moment of guilt over being “that parent” (we’re the ones who never attend any of the preschool festivities), I decided it would be a wonderful idea to chaperone the pre-K excursion to the pumpkin patch – their first field trip ever. “We’re going on a magic school bus!” their teacher enthusiastically declared ....more

Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: A Momoir

Confessions of a Scary Mommy meets Chicken Soup for the Soul in this “momoir” anthology by 40 mom lit and parent humor bloggers! MOTHERHOOD May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories by Sleepy Moms is now available. “Sleep when the baby sleeps.” That’s what they always tell expectant mothers ....more

Importance of the Arts

Recently I overheard a conversation deriding the arts. I sat unassumingly minding my own business when words began raising my blood pressure as they seemingly grew in volume. A loud opinionated individual was ranting to someone about the waste of theatre and how all the elitist people think they’re doing something worthwhile ....more

Sorry, Had to Go See About a Ball

I died on a Tuesday. I was old. My once golden fur had long since faded to white ....more

How to Train Your Dog

Let him grow old. That’s it. That’s all I’ve got ....more

Have Blog. Will Post Cute Photos

Once upon a time, I thought this online web log space would be simply for sharing adorable photos of my children. So I’m going to take the opportunity to do so right now. Because I can ....more

The Great Comcast Saga

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The NFL and Domestic Violence

We’ve long heard the arguments that our kids will be scarred and forever altered by violence in video games or movies, despite parents educating our impressionable youths that it’s merely make-believe. So what do we say when it’s real-life role models (for better or worse) demonstrating violence? Domestic violence attorney Nicki Ford is speaking out on the subject ....more