How to raise an optimistic human in a pessimistic world


Show kids that the tools for a positive outlook are well within their reach By:Caroline Knorr/Common Sense Media If you’re raising kids today, it can be easy to focus on the negative. And it’s no wonder: Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, social media, cell phone notifications — and even sources you wouldn’t expect, like Instagram andContinue reading “How to raise an optimistic human in a pessimistic world”

Oh hell no! No U Didn’t!


Mama, don’t play!  Please believe her!  Noah, didn’t but he knows now! The nineteen year old Noah Sullivan-Lincoln was having an argument ovah a CHEESEBURGER with his mother Cheryl.   Da Boy Lost his mind! He Spat in his mothers face! Then he went off the rails He smacked the CHEESEBURGER out of her handsContinue reading “Oh hell no! No U Didn’t!”

India: How Twitter helped a 5-Month old get her food on time


This baby needs milk, baby traveling with her parents in @KonkanRailway ,’s Happa express , please contact Sneha Bapat traveling with them pic.twitter.com/ktkJq3VwFB — Anagha Nikam- Magdum (@meanagha) March 12, 2017 Maharashtra Times In a pleasant turn of events, a couple, with their five month old baby – Kartiki was travelling from Gujarat India toContinue reading “India: How Twitter helped a 5-Month old get her food on time”

No More Buffets!


“I’m not a germaphobe but some people are just nasty and inconsiderate and should be waterboarded  “Could be a word-waterboarded” A couple of years ago my janky glasses (held together by two paperclips)  fell into a  salad bowl at a chain buffet. I reported it to the two girls working behind the counter. I wasContinue reading “No More Buffets!”

Australia: Gay couples can’t get married. But they can adopt. Huh?


Oliver Jacques/ News Corp Australia Network There was once a time in this country when people got married, then had kids. But if you’re gay in Australia today, you’re allowed to adopt children, but forbidden from marrying the one you love. This makes no sense at all, especially since our prime minister once lectured us thatContinue reading “Australia: Gay couples can’t get married. But they can adopt. Huh?”

The Real Housewives of Atlanta S9 Ep4 “BLOCK a Stereotypical Dead Beat Dad”


There are two things that’s clear this season. 1.The silly bickering between Kenya and Sheree has bored everyone to tears.  2. Bob Whitfield is very funny and a welcome addition. He’s one of the few husbands on the show (ex) who has a real sense of humor. .   As you ponder that, were gonnaContinue reading “The Real Housewives of Atlanta S9 Ep4 “BLOCK a Stereotypical Dead Beat Dad””

All the single mamas raising kids isn’t always easier with a partner


Here’s a secret some of us don’t talk about — doing it all ourselves is often much easier than being married By,Dena Landon/Salon When I tell people that I’m a single mom, with 60 percent custody, the typical response is a combination of pity and comments like, “you’re so strong” or “what a tough job.” If I’mContinue reading “All the single mamas raising kids isn’t always easier with a partner”

10 Things You Should NEVER Say To A Parent Of A Mentally Ill Child


  Plus the one SIMPLE thing that will help the most.   By Heather Petri. My 12-year-old son lives with mental illness. His first diagnoses, ADHD, came at the age of 5. Subsequent diagnoses have since followed, beginning at age 9, when he was treated via outpatient hospitalization for five weeks for depression and moodContinue reading “10 Things You Should NEVER Say To A Parent Of A Mentally Ill Child”

5 Things That Will 100% KILL Your Relationship (Unless You Stop NOW)


Photo/Google  By David Schroeder/yourtango.com Let’s be honest … At times, no matter how solid your relationship may be, it will experience challenges. Disagreements and conflict are simply facts of life, and are certain to arise. Here are 5 of the most common sources of relationship troubles, so you can identify what is going on and get yourselvesContinue reading “5 Things That Will 100% KILL Your Relationship (Unless You Stop NOW)”

What do I owe my mother? It’s not selfish or childish to refuse to forgive and forget


  I was on the beach when news of my mother’s stroke reached me. Did I really have to cut my vacation short? By: Anna March/Salon I was in Hawaii, enjoying the first days of an annual post-Christmas ritual, a trip of three weeks from the cold East coast. In the mornings, I swam inContinue reading “What do I owe my mother? It’s not selfish or childish to refuse to forgive and forget”