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Mar01
Cat in the Hat Anniversary: I wanted this post to have 236 words. Oops.

Cat in the Hat Anniversary: I wanted this post to have 236 words. Oops.

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I was doing so well keeping up with my Tuesday and Thursday publishing schedule. I created an organizational system so I’m not spending 12 hours trying to decide what to write about. But then my son’s toenail had to be removed and all my money went flying out of my pocket…so I was preoccupied. (COBRA, […]

Feb28
Dreamjobs

Dreamjobs

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Hey Amy, I’ve been reading your blog for a few years now and though I check your site a bunch of times each day, I usually don’t comment. This is the first time I’ve emailed you, too. Hey, I’m sorta shy! But I’m hoping you can give me a little advice, although not of the […]

Feb27

The 79th Annual Academy Awards

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The 79th Annual Academy Awards aired Sunday night, and as usual it was longer than a typical Mormon church meeting. How long is a typical Mormon church meeting, you ask? Well, depending on whether or not your mother is the choir director, and your father is the person who is responsible for unlocking the building, […]

Feb27
Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

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I tend to beat figurative dead horses. They stay still when they’re dead and make it easier to aim. The dead horse I am currently beating, or was until yesterday is Midwinter Vacation. Midwinter Break, another attempt by school administrators to make me crazy (-ier). I picture them in a meeting with a pie chart […]

Feb26
Price Tag Cage Match: Tweezers

Price Tag Cage Match: Tweezers

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Confession: When I answered this question, I did not base my recommendation for buying “a good set of tweezers” (translation! expensive!) on personal experience. My tweezers are both ancient and total crap. I swiped them from my mom when I left for college and have used them ever since. That’s…really pretty lame of me. And […]

Feb23

Bad kids, bad food, hairy babies, and poor, poor Elmo.

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You’ve already eliminated spinach from your diet, as well as peanut butter. You can’t even read Peter Pan to your child without gagging. And now there are even more food recalls. It appears, my Internet friends, that there is absolutely no safe foodstuff left in this world. Start panicking…now. That Earth’s Best baby cereal in […]

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