The Gay Dad Project is a place for people to share their experiences as a result of their parents coming out.The site is producing a documentary and they’ve released their first clip! Erin Best Margolin is one of the site’s founders. In this clip, her mother shares her experience when Erin’s father came out of the closet. (more…)
My oldest daughter is graduating from 8th grade in a couple weeks and moving into her high school years. I’m mentally prepared for her to go into high school, but what makes me nervous is that she is a mere four years away from college. Aside from the fact that I cannot fathom her leaving the nest in such a short time, contemplating the cost of college and the value it will provide her keeps me up at night. That is why I read with interest this morning, a piece from the WSJ’s Marketwatch by Brett Arends on the College-Industrial Complex. (more…)
Legendary feminist rights activist Pat Robertson has some advice for women whose husbands have had affairs.
I’m not talking about labor as in working, I’m talking about birth pain. Two dads who thought their wives were exaggerating about the pain of childbirth decided to try to experience contractions to prove to their wives that labor wasn’t as bad as they claimed. (more…)
The medical marijuana movement has changed a lot of people’s thinking about using pot for medical conditions. Did you know that there are some people that have turned to marijuana for serious morning sickness? (more…)
You know elimination communication has become a hot trend when Comedy Central takes it on. (more…)
I kept track yesterday of the number of times I said no. Because I feel like all I do is say NO NO NO all day long. The number was 263…… Below are just a few of the highlights of my day full of NO! (more…)
Did you know that Farrah Abraham, from season 1 of Teen Mom, has a business venture? No, I’m not talking about that movie. I can’t even mentally process the thought of that movie. (more…)
One of the most passionate mommy wars is the battle between the moms who stay at home versus those who work outside of the home. Here is a recent war between the two. SAHM=stay at home; WOTH=work outside the home (more…)
If you are not familiar with The Fresh Beat Band, they are an absolutely insidious group that has a show on Nick Jr. Their music could drive a person to serious day-drinking. They are very popular with children, but most of the adults I know have a less-than-stellar opinion of the band’s music. I’ve summarized some of their sins here for you. (more…)
In a follow up to how to get your life together in order to meet someone instead of just whining about it, let’s now turn our attention to how to be married and do so successfully. That is should you decide to go that route. These rules also work for long term committed relationships if that’s more your style.
My son is making a hard-core plea for his first cell phone. He’s seven and he’s not going to get one right now. He asked for an iPhone for his birthday and I told him that it’s good to dream, but it’s not happening. (more…)
Mother’s Day is coming up in a couple of weeks. I think it’s my responsibility, as a good mother, to coach my kids (and my husband) on how to observe the day properly. I’ve come up with a list of rules for the day and I will spend the days up until the holiday making sure my family understands. (more…)