Archive for July 2018

Why Moms Should NOT Bottle Feed in Public!

Why Moms Should NOT Bottle Feed in Public!

Maybe this will ruffle a few feathers, but moms, I have something to say to you: You’ve got to stop bottle feeding your babies in public. I see this everywhere I go lately, and it’s really quite sickening on a number of levels. I’m so distracted by all these bottles, I can’t concentrate on work,…

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Escape the Plagiarism Trap – Get a Life with MAPP!

Escape the Plagiarism Trap - Get a Life with MAPP!

It’s Sunday evening, and your husband is well into his 13th hour of whatever sport is on TV this weekend. After a long day of tending to the every whim of people who don’t appreciate it, you tuck (fight, cajole, and bribe) the hyperactive crotchfruits into their beds. Time for some “you time”. Time to…

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Should Young People with Special Needs Go to College?

Should Young People with Special Needs go to College

Last week, my sons (ages 14 and 16) attended a camp on the campus of a nearby university. They were there to learn about work and educational opportunities available to them after high school, get a feel for campus life, and become familiar with one specific program offered by this university.   That doesn’t sound…

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Why I Can’t Relate to TV Births At All

Pretty much every time I’ve ever watched a birth scene on TV, I found myself yelling at the screen: THAT’S NOT EVEN HOW IT WORKS!   For a while I assumed, “well, this is because they only hire male writers”. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that plenty of TV shows employ women. So, either…

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NAILED IT!

Since I’m about to abandon my four-year-old with her grandparents for a week, I couldn’t say no when she asked me for a play tent in Walmart today. After an afternoon of shopping while battling the Alabama heat (95 degrees) and humidity (573 percent), I returned home with this thing. My mom and the other…

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