Posts tagged "Aurora"

Aurora, Colorado Shooting Calls for Parenting Changes

Aurora, Colorado Shooting Calls for Parenting Changes
I woke up with the rest of our nation to the devastating news about the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado. Each television station flashing the ever-changing stats of a heartbreaking disaster. - 12 dead - 38 wounded - 6 year old killed - 3 month old baby wounded Television anchors carelessly filling the gaps... Read more »

It's Not Easy Being Green: One Mother's Struggle to Save the Earth and her Sanity

It's Not Easy Being Green:  One Mother's Struggle to Save the Earth and her Sanity
  As the famous philosopher, Kermit the Frog, once sang with melancholy and heartbreakingly honest lyrics, “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” In 1969 years before we realized the harm caused by our daily consumption of goods and over a full decade before controversial plastic bags with handles were introduced to consumers, Kermit crooned about the... Read more »

One Mother Confesses her Dirty Little Secrets

Lightning trying to flee from his stinky dirty cage.  If only he would stop spitting out and flinging the food he refuses to eat, the cage would be a lot cleaner!
Forgive me, Fellow Mothers and Fathers, for I have sinned.  It has been too long since my last parental confession:  In the beginning before my first child was born, I was a great mom, a text book mom.  As I was unemployed during my first pregnancy, I had plenty of time to memorize both of... Read more »
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Running without reservation: How a frazzled, tired mother of three finally got her groove back

Contrary to the lie that I tell my children, John Mayer was not really inspired to write the lyrics, “Your body is a wonderland…” by me. Now, my children have never believed my feeble attempts to convince them, as they still do not understand the concept of knock-on-a-closed-bedroom-door-before-you-open-it and they have seen me in nothing... Read more »