Disclaimer: I am not expert in anything. I am simply trying to keep friends and family and people safe from the dangers of bullshit. In a world that often lacks the ambition for scrutiny and rails against scientific fact for more comfortable fiction, it is skepticism and knowledge that can lead people towards truths that keep… Continue reading Bittersweet Truths: A Guide to Discussing Woo When it Counts
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Stuff is important for utility and comfort when having children but it’s easy to get lost in the miasma of things you need. Everybody needs a start point and something to help you shuffle through what you might need. Because I constantly see bewilderment at necessity (and was bewildered myself), I’ve made a list with some tips and tricks here to help or just offer some outline of things you might need.
Several times I’ve been told that I’m going to change when my kids get older – that I’ll want to put my kids in conservative garb, with jokes about burlap sacks and chastity belts. I’ll button them up, I’m told. Measure lengths of skirts and rally against the impact of a potential line of… Continue reading Modesty Is Not Safety
I find it seriously ironic I clean more now as a mother than I have in all my life combined and I have trapped down my temper. Still, everything gets (and stays) dirty and I erupt like a medium sized volcano at times.
The girls figured out how to open the door handle to their closet and shut the door on themselves in there at midnight…
I turn thirty this month. I haven’t been posting regularly because I’ve felt like a freshly molded dog turd thanks to a [potential] stomach ulcer. Yippy! Anyway, thirty isn’t a big deal for me — at last I’m not throwing a shindig. I’m going to make cake pops and see how many I can eat while… Continue reading Gut Gremlins and Getting Older