Fartapocalypse

Fartapocalypse


I have a thing.  This thing is important to me.  And apparently, only me. Do. Not. Fart. Around. Me. And more importantly… Do. Not. Fart. At. The. Dinner. Table. I’d prefer you didn’t belch, burp, toot, or shart there either.  Particularly the last one. I was raised that farting, well, tooting, is done while you … Continue reading

What’s Feminism?

What’s Feminism?


By definition Feminism : “noun 1. the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men. 2. (sometimes initial capital letter) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women. “ Source : Dictionary.com. Nowhere in the definition of the word feminism does the idea of one gender being … Continue reading

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Blood, Sweat, and Tears


  I wrote this post a month ago but for some reason it was eaten by the drafts section.  Now…I’ve found it.  And you get to read it!  Enjoy!!     The strife presenting itself in my home was unimaginable. It didn’t seem possible for such angst to come from such a small body. How … Continue reading

Lights! Cameras! SCHOOOOOOOOL!


Today’s post is a writing challenge. This is how it works: participating bloggers picked 4 – 6 words or short phrases for someone else to craft into a post. All words must be used at least once and all the posts will be unique as each writer has received their own set of words. That’s … Continue reading

Secret Argument


Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This week, 11 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts.    Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap … Continue reading

I’ve got a WHAT?!?!

I’ve got a WHAT?!?!


There’s much to be said about growing older….positive, neutral and negative. I’m more a glass half full kinda gal for the most part. I’ll find the silver lining in whatever situation I’m facing. Most of the time. Try me sometime. I’m good at turning to the bright and lighter side of life. Until now. One … Continue reading

Music…and more Music

Music…and more Music


It’s been the week from hell.  I’ll go into that another day. I was driving home from Iowa.  It’s about a 5 hour drive and I’m extremely familiar with the route so I really get into what I choose to listen to on the radio, Spotify, whatever…. Normally I jam to Indigo Girls if I’m … Continue reading

Rule Breaker

Rule Breaker


If you’re new here I should let you know I’m the world’s BIGGEST rule follower.  I do NOT like to break rules. If you’re a repeat offender – I mean visitor – you are probably aware of the trait I possess. So I ask you, why do the rules of sun screen apply only to … Continue reading

Containment Methods for Tweens and Teens

Containment Methods for Tweens and Teens


Top 10 Ways to Contain Your Non-Toddler Children. 1. Trampolines. These are essentially giant playpens. Tweens and teens willing enter. They must be reminded to not flip or do somersaults. After a while they will ask to leave but can be convinced to remain inside of the netting by offering a balloon or ball. 2. … Continue reading