Blogging and Writing, Uncategorized

Survey Says…

The results are in! A while ago, I sent out a survey to you guys on Surveymonkey, and the responses were OVERWHELMING. Just kidding, a ton of people took the time to click the survey; a mere 17 of you took the time to complete it. To you 17...a sincere and heartfelt thanks... To the… Continue reading Survey Says…

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California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Pregnancy and Babies, Uncategorized

It’s Time To Talk About Maternal Mental Health, And Be Civilized About It

{Serious Post Alert} I am not one to pretend I know everything about the way the mind, or the body, or the world for that matter, works. But if there is one thing I know based on factual research, history of our culture, observations in society, and my own, anecdotal experiences, it is this: having… Continue reading It’s Time To Talk About Maternal Mental Health, And Be Civilized About It

Suburbia, Uncategorized

No Such Thing As Global Climate Change, MY ASS

We've been in the throws of a heatwave for three weeks now. It's more like a heat tsunami. It's basically hell. We live in hell now. The issue, actually, isn't the heat or humidity - per se. It's the fact that fucking no one in this town has air conditioning; save for the newer houses… Continue reading No Such Thing As Global Climate Change, MY ASS

Blogging and Writing, Uncategorized

ISO Social Media Help (Because I’m Social Media Dumb)

You guys, I don't even *really* know what ISO means. I mean, like, I think it means in search of; but I also don't know when is actually the most appropriate time to use it. Like when I type it I feel like I'm some weird, middle aged pervert putting out a personal ad. MWF ISO… Continue reading ISO Social Media Help (Because I’m Social Media Dumb)

Blogging and Writing, Food and Wine, Uncategorized

Seriously, Guys, Cut the Banter On Your Recipe Posts

Am I the only one getting just a little bit sick and FUCKING TIRED of having to scroll through paragraph after paragraph of banter when I am looking for a good recipe on the Internet? Seriously. We get it. You and Brad were celebrating your two year anniversary and you just knew you had to… Continue reading Seriously, Guys, Cut the Banter On Your Recipe Posts

California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

My Kids’ Sports Are Starting To Drive Me Insane

This month - May - is National Tennis Mom's Month. At least that's what the USTA says, and since May is Mother's Day, it makes sense. I am a tennis mom. I drive my kids hundreds of miles a week, spend close to $2000 a month, and live my life on the sidelines as my… Continue reading My Kids’ Sports Are Starting To Drive Me Insane

Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick

It's cold and flu and cough season. I have had a cough for three weeks now. Obviously no longer at the point of being contagious, I have resumed regular life; although I still get dirty looks every time I hack or clear my throat in the grocery store. You see: most normal and reasonable people… Continue reading The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick