Why the “parent report card” is complete BS

March 17, 2015
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Recently¬†Today encouraged parents to hand their kids a “parent report card” churned out by some mommy site, you know, so we can get our “grade” – as if any parent who is going to do this activity is someone who really needs their parenting evaluated. Like a child abuser with DCFS on their tail is […]

The problem with the phrase “pyramid scheme”

February 26, 2015

I was joking that I once signed myself up for a pyramid scheme. I was embarrassed I had fallen prey to one of the many direct sales businesses my friends were doing. I kept it all a secret for an entire year, only “selling” the products to myself for the discount. I remember an episode […]

I did not refinish this desk so my daughter could find a rich husband [PICS]

February 17, 2015

Remember When I Dropped THIS Feminist Mom Bomb?

February 13, 2015

The curious sexism of crafting When moms put enormous effort into something domestic – creating fabulous living spaces, dressing or looking amazing ¬†or making bento box lunches for their kids, it’s okay. Wait. It’s expected. That time and money is somehow well spent and means we love our families more. But find a mom who […]


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