It’s summertime and we’re all planning our vacations because let’s face it, we need to get away from the daily grind and relax for a minute or two. An extended visit to a winery sounds like a nice way to leave your cares behind. But if you have kids that option is off the table, […]
Summer break is quickly approaching. It’s coming like a hurricane, swirling and whirling as it looms ominously in the sky, threatening destruction in its wake. Maybe I’m being a tad dramatic. But if you’ve ever spent an entire summer break entertaining children who are constantly “bored,” you know it’s not for the faint of heart. […]
Friday night has finally arrived! You’ve survived another week of adult-ing and you’re going out with your favorite people. It’s 9 p.m. and you’re headed to the club to dance the night away while sipping Cosmos and throwing back a few shots.
Let me begin with a disclaimer: I am not bothered by the presence of children in bars. Even before I had a child of my own, the occasional baby yelp or sudden shriek of ”Cameron! Put that DOWN!” never disturbed me more than, say, a group of bros loudly play-by-playing their latest sexploits.
It’s officially May. Every person with a mother or children knows the second Sunday in May is reserved for celebrating that special woman who painstakingly brought you or your children forth into this world. And if you didn’t know that, let this serve as your official reminder before it’s too late and you disappoint your mother or […]
If you’re a mom, then you know finding a moment for some “me time” is about as likely as your cherubic offspring deciding to pick up all of their toys before you’ve nagged them to do it.
I really love how we human beings are so inclined to look out for one another. Why, just the other day, a perfect stranger informed me that smoking was bad for me, and another stunned me with the revelation that I’d be prettier if I smiled! People are so NICE to one another, and they […]
Late last Friday night, I approached the front door of my apartment after an evening out. As my key hovered just short of the lock, I stopped, checking myself. Do I seem drunk? Will I sound drunk if I have to say anything during the long walk from the front door to my bedroom? Half-trusting my answers, […]
I recently read an article about how as a society we should embrace boredom. Put down our phones, the author demanded. Cast aside the remotes and laptop computers. We should stop multitasking and have uninterrupted time with our thoughts before we forget how.