Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Favorite Spy is Back!

“Mommy’s been very bad.”  I’m calling a baby sitter right now to reserve that weekend!

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Politics and Parenting – Are You Pushing Your Political Beliefs Onto Your Kids?

My son asked to join the Boy Scouts the other day.  He’s asked before and my knee-jerk reaction has always been to say no.  I tried to explain that the Boy Scouts have a “no gays” policy, how and why … Continue reading

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Mommy Porn – I’m offended and You Should Be Too!

I promise you, this is NOT a post about 50 Shades of Grey.  This post is about the reaction that the book has generated.  And, in particular, a concept that I find much more offensive then all the hokey writing … Continue reading

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It’s The Weekend Baby!

Let’s get it started right… with music! It’s my favorite way to start the weekend.  Happy Friday! I love this song.  It feels like a summer crush on the cutest boy at camp. You can’t sit still when this song … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness I Never Read Twilight.

Whew!  I sure am glad I never read Twilight.  Otherwise, I’d be devastated that Bella cheated on Edward (be honest, you know that’s what you call them in your head too!)  But I did watch those awful movies, so maybe … Continue reading

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Parenting in the face of fear

When bad things happen, it is hard to fight the instinct to retreat from life to protect the people you love.  You alter plans, keep a keener eye on your kids and go scare yourself with Internet “facts” about the … Continue reading

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I’m bored with Pop Culture.

Yes, I said it.  Every now and again I get bored with Pop Culture.  Mind you, it takes a lot of television consumption, magazine reading, Internet trolling strolling, comic book obsessing, cartoon avoiding (they really are terrible now) and so … Continue reading

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Cover Me!

I’m a sucker for a good cover song.  Especially in the Summer when I’m looking for a bit of a bridge between my past memories of being a kid, with endless days of play and my present life of being … Continue reading

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Open letter to HBO

Dear HBO, I’m mad at you.  When I’m at home practicing my cheapskating ways, I don’t know what you’re doing and I’m fine with that.  But then the unthinkable happens, I go on vacation and you’re there.  Teasing me, taunting … Continue reading

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One Million Moms… being mean is bad, mmmkay!

I’m declaring that I will pledge a shopping trip to support any company that comes under fire from One Million Moms and their stunt protests.  First the J.C. Penny Ellen as spokesperson protest, then the Father’s Day/gay dads ad protest. … Continue reading

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