My Christmas wish is that you don’t spit in the Thanksgiving dressing.


This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. We all know that Daylight Savings Time throws us all off for at least 6 months. Did you know that during this time science is telling us not only does Daylight Savings Time affect our sleep and moods but during this time there … Continue reading My Christmas wish is that you don’t spit in the Thanksgiving dressing.

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Is there a gender gap in math?


I don't pretend to be math fool. After a certain point, spreadsheets make me cross-eyed. But I do like to dabble in research. I find cross-referencing statistics within the same domain to be very enlightening. While speaking slightly tongue in cheek here, I would love to hear your constructive thoughts and opinions on the data … Continue reading Is there a gender gap in math?

Fair Warning: Spectator Parents


My husband and I have been youth volunteer sport coaches since before our own kids were born. I love basketball. He loves soccer. We both dig kiddos. As much satisfaction that comes from teaching a kid the benefits of an active lifestyle, the fun of playing games with other kids your age, and gaining a … Continue reading Fair Warning: Spectator Parents

It’s time to jump the verboten


Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something. Thomas Edison You know when we were little and had no clue what staying in line meant? Do you remember your mom telling you to stay between the ropes at the movies or going the right way on the mini maze into Wendy's? … Continue reading It’s time to jump the verboten

For once, I just wanted to be one of “those moms.”


For once, I just wanted to be one of "those moms."               My kids have been back in school for a week. We started off on the right foot. All of the school supplies bought 2 weeks before hand. All of them sorted and labeled properly before Meet The … Continue reading For once, I just wanted to be one of “those moms.”

My terrible horrible no good very bad day


Alexander's Terrible Day I feel like I'm seven and my name is Alexander. I woke up this morning feeling marvelous about the day. I had worked my tail off this weekend and I had decided to just spend the day of fun stuff and mindless stuff. It's my 19th wedding anniversary so I was going to … Continue reading My terrible horrible no good very bad day

Facebook started it. 6 words for my life story


I just got another Facebook notification of "so-so has answered a question about you, click here to find out the answer." I'm in a really snarky tired mood so I've allowed this to irrationally irk me .  One of the questions said that this individual has answered questions about your life story. Are you kidding … Continue reading Facebook started it. 6 words for my life story

I’ll take a raincheck until April 1.


Some might advise me not to post on day four of a migraine but what the hey, I signed up for PostAWeek with WordPress and my word is my honor or however that saying goes. Besides it's 1-1-11 and that's significant. This is the day we all make lofty and possibly unrealistic goals and dream … Continue reading I’ll take a raincheck until April 1.