Homework Help or Harm?

Homework Help or Harm?
“Mom, can you help me with my homework?”  Sure, seems simple enough, right?  Parents should help their kids with their homework.   That Being Said…   This often starts out as a simple request, but ends up with mommy at the table, sometimes alone, finishing a project, writing out notes or trying to figure out... Read more »

South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade...Dry?

South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade...Dry?
  As a child, I loved finding a spot on the curb and waiting for the parade on Western Avenue to begin.  I remember the crowds, the sea of green lining the streets.  My favorite were the Irish dancers.  They were beautiful and fantastic, with their big curly hair and legwork that seemed to defy... Read more »

Online Acronym Etiquette

Online Acronym Etiquette
Now that my children are getting to the age where they are frequently using the internet for school, socializing and such, I am burdened with the task of monitoring their usage to make sure they are behaving online.  I have not yet come across anything worthy of discipline or punishment. That being said…   The... Read more »
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Top 10 Reasons Why I Can't Stand Know-it-all Moms

Moms…We all have different styles of parenting, what we believe is right and wrong, differing views of acceptable discipline and so on and so forth.  While we appreciate your vast knowledge of all things pertaining to perfect child rearing, sometimes it is a bit much. That being said… Enough is enough!   TOP 10 Reasons... Read more »

Christmas, New Year.....What's Next Mom?

Christmas, New Year.....What's Next Mom?
The kids absolutely LOVE this time of year when the Christmas tree sets aglow the living room, presents are piled high on Christmas morning and New Years Eve allows the rare late bedtime to watch the ball drop. That being said… I am so glad it is over.  Not that I didn’t enjoy watching the excited... Read more »

Blogger Slapped With $2.5 Million Fine

Blogger Slapped With $2.5 Million Fine
As bloggers I think we all feel pretty safe about sharing our feelings and opinions in our blog posts everyday.  I can honestly say that I have never worried about someone filing a lawsuit against me for any of the things I write about simply because of the free speech laws that I always thought... Read more »
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Palestine Was Never in Question to Me

Palestine Was Never in Question to Me
We are so acclimated to hearing about the “problem in the Middle East” via the media and other references that to many of us, we just accept it as ever existing.  There’s nothing we can do, according to Israeli spokespeople, Israel has been there for thousands of years and Palestine never really existed.  Israel=good guys... Read more »

Schweddy Balls

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Being a mom, I completely understand the importance of being an advocate for making the world a safer place for our children.  I do it everyday, whether I pick up a broken bottle on the playground, make sure a child gets safely home or go to school parent/teacher meetings to make my voice heard. That... Read more »

Food Network Smackdown: Bourdain VS Deen

Food Network Smackdown: Bourdain VS Deen
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.  Opinions are like…well, you know the saying.    That being said….. In today’s world, people who are deemed celebrities by either the entertainment industry or sometimes themselves, feel the need to tweet their opinions to the world.  Most are ignored or go off without a hitch.  Then there... Read more »
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That's Not My Name

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I know, my name is not familiar nor easy to remember.  I get that. That being said… It’s spelled phonetically.  Is it really that hard to say?  It’s three friggin syllables.  My name is Nabeha.  Say it with me…                                                       Nuh-bee-huh.  Not so tough, right?  You would be surprised at the number and frequency of mispronunciations... Read more »