Actually, No. Working From Home Isn’t Ideal For Everyone.

Let me start by saying that if you work from home, and it’s working out for you… great! Fantastic! I’m genuinely – very seriously – happy for you. But since … Continue reading Actually, No. Working From Home Isn’t Ideal For Everyone.

It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like F&ck This

Sorry for that whole censorship ‘o’ the title thing, but a lot of times blog posts won’t make it into email boxes if they have swear-y words in the title. … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like F&ck This

REMINDER: Not Having To Work On Thanksgiving Is A Privilege

Every year, I see all of these posts on Facebook and other social media sites going around about companies choosing to not be open on Thanksgiving, so that employees can … Continue reading REMINDER: Not Having To Work On Thanksgiving Is A Privilege

REMINDER: You Do Not Have To Post On Facebook To Be Grateful

Shocking, I know. You are capable of being something – anything – without posting it on the Internet. A lot of people are doing that whole month long grateful post … Continue reading REMINDER: You Do Not Have To Post On Facebook To Be Grateful

Please Stop Telling Me I Should Do Things For A Living

The title, alone, sounds ridiculous. Please stop telling me I should do things for a living? What do I expect – to sit around and do nothing as a grown … Continue reading Please Stop Telling Me I Should Do Things For A Living

Groupon Is Basically A Scam Now, and I’m The Last To Know (Also Men Wear Rompers Now, So Basically Screw It All, I Give Up)

So I bought a Groupon last week for a local photographer. Let me start by saying that finding a photographer worth the money around here is tough. The good ones … Continue reading Groupon Is Basically A Scam Now, and I’m The Last To Know (Also Men Wear Rompers Now, So Basically Screw It All, I Give Up)

Toxic People That Are Family Are Still Toxic

There. Someone had to say it. I’ve written about family issues – generally speaking – on this blog before, and I am sure I’ll write about them again. But when … Continue reading Toxic People That Are Family Are Still Toxic

The Downsides Of Living With Your Elderly Parent

It’s time. Time for me to break the silence. I’ve kept quiet about this for far too long. There are what I will call downsides of living with your elderly … Continue reading The Downsides Of Living With Your Elderly Parent

An Open Letter To My Family, Friends, and Casual Acquaintances

Today marks four weeks since my husband started his new job. Our lives kind of-sort of revolve around his work schedule – well that, homeschooling, tennis, and you know…daily life. … Continue reading An Open Letter To My Family, Friends, and Casual Acquaintances

So I Wiped My Dog’s Butt The Other Night

We are on our annual, fall vacation. No big deal, just a little jaunt to Central Oregon to visit my husband’s grandparents and my great aunt. My husband drove us … Continue reading So I Wiped My Dog’s Butt The Other Night

I Think I’m A Pinterest Mom

Counting the Deviled Egg Disaster of Easter 2015 as the recent (and glaring)¬†exception, I think I’m a Pinterest Mom. And even so, the Deviled Egg Disaster of Easter 2015¬†was inspired … Continue reading I Think I’m A Pinterest Mom