2010 June

30 Jun: Even More Mommy truisms

Here are a few more of my Mommy truisms; Incessant whining can literally cause insanity. I know…I’ve seen it happen! Tantrums are kinda funny, unless they are in public..or its your kid. Spanking children is unacceptable, timeouts are worthless, but threatening that the cops will…

28 Jun: Monday Minute

Has anyone you’ve known personally lived to at least 100?My paternal Grandfather made it just to 100! He was an amazing man who lived on a farm in Mexico and worked it up until the last 3 years of his life. The only reason he…

25 Jun: Throat Punch Thursday: Condoms for Kiddies Edition

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=us/2010/06/24/dnt.condoms.for.elementary.kids.wcvb Well, we all know how I feel about sex education for elementary schoolers. What is this world coming to? When kindergarten through fifth grade students return to class at Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Provincetown, Mass., this fall, they’ll be able to ask the…

24 Jun: Chicago: Ten Things to do Before You Die

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] I grew up in the Chicagoland area and it is still one of my favorite places in the world. It probably…