…This Is Lighthearted! Um, Kind Of (Ahem Cheating)

Drinking In College: Guys vs. Girls Because yes indeed, alcohol has a TON to do with those “gray area” rape cases in which women don’t feel comfortable coming forward, or feel they have no proof of actual assault....more

Another Kind of Talk

I know- another sort of boring and sort of serious post....more

The Talk

So with at least one child getting to the age of asking questions about sex that require more detailed answers than “Boys have penises and girls have vaginas,” I have been thinking a LOT about how to go into these discussions....more

Ta Da!

Well, here I am in all my inked glory… ...more

Newsy Update

Oh my gosh, I have not given up blogging, I promise....more

Preventing Cable Company F***ery

John Oliver, you are my hero for the week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU If you don’t have time to watch the whole thing and just want to crack up, start it at 9:49....more

Full Frontal

It’s always been a running joke among my family and friends that I’m the “naked” one....more

Trailing Wisps of Glory

Still I Rise You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ...more

Family Creed

Eight plus years into this parenting gig, I am now convinced that my kids’ unofficial motto is “Never EVER pass up the opportunity to have a bowel movement in a horrifyingly dirty public restroom.”...more

The Best Mommy Ever

I remember Swistle or somebody talking once about what we perceive to be our biggest parenting weakness, and she and many others cited short temper as their own....more