Drama Lessons

For some reason I wrongly assumed that having a male child meant that drama would be kept to a minimum. I always thought that all of my friends who have female children would be the ones coming into the preteen years pulling their hair out, wishing they had boys and that I could secretly, and…

Doggy Dilemma

Doggy Dilemma Despite the unsolicited comments I received such as, “They are a big responsibility,” “Do you really want to do that?” and my favorite, “Okay….Well it’s your decision,” I recently bought myself a sweet little pup. Her name is Pepper, “Pep” for short, and she’s a beautiful black/grey toy poodle. I just couldn’t help…

I Don’t Like You

In trying to be a nice person, which let’s face it is hard sometimes, especially in the face of stupidity, rudeness and just plain mean people, I have learned in the past 35 years that it really is ok to not like someone and to stop pretending otherwise. And it’s ok to not like nice…

School Spirit

I love school. If I could have infinite time, money and resources I would probably go back to school and get several degrees just because I like learning new things. Also, I adore school supplies. My daughter started kindergarten this year, and she’s really enjoying it. She’s learning a great deal, and I’m very grateful…

It’s Just Business Baby

  Now tell me, how many times have you heard the saying, “it’s just business”? If I added up the amount times I’ve heard it in movies, TV shows, business meetings or personal conversations, I would have to say over 100 in my lifetime. What’s sad is that it’s usually said once something unfortunate has…