Archive for November 2014

5 holidays for the stressed out mom

5 holidays for the stressed out mom
With the holiday season in full force it got me thinking of useful holidays that would ease some stress in our every day lives. Holidays for the stressed out mom. Here are 5 holidays that need to show up on the 2015 calendar: 1) National Bring a Bottle of Wine to Work Day: Not a... Read more »

Holiday traditions may fade but family stays

Holiday traditions may fade but family stays
When I look back at my childhood I see a pattern. A pattern of holiday traditions. Traditions I will always treasure. Traditions that are locked in my memory. Traditions only revisited in photographs. Holiday traditions that have since faded away. I remember Thanksgiving at my grandparent’s home. My father’s parents. Chaos and laughter. My dad’s... Read more »

When are you too old to still be a mean girl?

When are you too old to still be a mean girl?
What is a mean girl? In my opinion, a mean girl is a woman (or sometimes a man) who uses passive aggressive or blatent aggressive tactics or words to shame, humiliate, or hurt other people, with the intention of making themselves look better or never at fault. Mean girl are commonly found in our youth... Read more »
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10 bad habits of mothers

10 bad habits of mothers
We all have them at some point in our journey as mothers. Whether you start very early in your journey, down the road as your children grow, or through the end of time, they are inevitable. Bad habits. Here are 10 bad habits we all have as moms: 1) Worrying: From the time the pregnancy... Read more »

10 signs you might be an Internet Troll

10 signs you might be an Internet Troll
What is an internet troll? According to Wikipedia: In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people,[1] by posting inflammatory,[2] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of... Read more »

Excellent customer service is key with AMC Theatres

Excellent customer service is key with AMC Theatres
Last week I wrote about a recent experience I had at the AMC Theatres. My partner and I finally had a few hours to ourselves and decided to take in Gone Girl. Which by the way…holy crap! Read the book, saw the movie. Craziness is all I can say! Go see this movie! Long story... Read more »
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Hey Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson, I have one word for you....KARMA

Hey Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson, I have one word for you....KARMA
Hey there Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson. Can I call you Bree? I see you made the news. It seems that your mouth got you in a bit of trouble. You know because “That’s who I am. I just say what I want.” Well I say what I want too. You see, I wasn’t there. I didn’t... Read more »

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.
We love our kids. We do. But there are things that we do for them, with them, that we are supposed to love doing but really don’t. We aren’t mean. Or cruel. We just secretly don’t want to do these things and put on a brave face and carry on. Here are 10 things parents... Read more »

Parenting isn't easier because I have an only child

Parenting isn't easier because I have an only child
I know a lot of couples who have made the conscious decision to only have one child. There is nothing wrong with having just one child. Just like there is nothing wrong with others having three. I also know couples like myself who would love to have another and naturally, cannot. One and done isn’t... Read more »
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An open letter to the man who sat next to me yesterday at the AMC Theatres

An open letter to the man who sat next to me yesterday at the AMC Theatres
To the man who sat next to me yesterday at the AMC Theatres, Let me start off by saying you both looked amazing. Dressed in your Sunday best. Your wife in her pumps and fur coat. You in your expensive leather jacket, gold chains, and pinky ring complaining about the cost of popcorn and drinks.... Read more »