Mommy Lessons

Parenting and Shock Value

I have been reading lately about these radical parents.  The Tiger Mom, the Extreme Dieter Mom, the Dad who shot his daughter’s computer. We are a culture that craves shock value. Do we really believe that the more radical the … Continue reading

Mom’s Independence?

  I read the following horoscope last week, and I thought, that’s it.  Horoscopes are real!     Cancer (June 22-July 23): You will have to do something you don’t want to do, simply because someone else has the power to … Continue reading

How To Teach Your Girls To Be Nice

I am scared of girls. I think girls can be very mean.  I have gone to volunteer in my daughter’s 2nd grade class, heard a girl say something nasty, and then I  started singing a few verses of  Taylor Swift’s … Continue reading

The Crazy Mom Board Game

Now things can get pretty slow in the suburbs.  Sometimes, you have to find interesting ways to amuse yourself.  So my friend Amy and I like to play, “Damn, that mom is f@#!#n crazy!  It is really quite easy and … Continue reading

Marriage Amnesia

Hopefully by now you are getting to know me a bit better.  Maybe you have been able to tell that I like to view life’s challenges in simpler ways and can find great help in comparing everyday life issues with … Continue reading