Previously published on BLUNTmoms on February 21, 2016 http://www.bluntmoms.com/jada-pinkett-smith-your-boycott-is-silly/ It’s the Oscars this weekend and Jada Pinkett Smith won’t be there. She’s boycotting them, remember? Oh, Jada. I understand what you’re saying, but at the same time, I don’t understand what you’re saying. You see Jada, award shows are silly. There, I said it.… Continue reading Jada Pinkett Smith, Your Boycott is Silly
Last week, my daughter’s third grade class went to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and I was lucky enough to tag along. The childlike excitement fluttering in my heart upon walking into the park, even as an adult who has been to Disney numerous times, is still magical for me. But alas, there are some occurrences that… Continue reading The Five People You Meet in Disney
Published on Sammiches and Psych Meds on 3/17/16. http://www.sammichespsychmeds.com/debbie-downer-gloomy-gus-negative-nancy/ With New Year’s goals finding their way into our already full agendas, time is more critical than ever. We have our game faces on-feeling positive, confident, and indestructible. That is, until we run into our friends Debbie Downer, Gloomy Gus and Negative Nancy. For those… Continue reading Should We Carve Out Some Time for Debbie Downer, Gloomy Gus and Negative Nancy?
Valentine’s Day has never been my thing. But I appreciate the day for what it represents-an immense worldwide consumption of bright red, heart-shaped boxes filled with random selections of chocolate. While your outer dialogue may be filled with angst, disgust and temptation, your inner dialogue is more than likely shouting, “YAY! CANDY!” Though there… Continue reading Squeezing the Chocolate: A Lesson in Moderation