parenting

Easy and Cheap Ways to Make Halloween flipping MAGICAL

I SHOULD have titled this "How to Fake Halloween" or "How to Pretend You Still Have f**ks to Give".... but alas It seems every year right around this time, those Pinterest mommies reemerge from their "Back to School" chalkboard picture hiatus and come out roaring for Halloween.  You start seeing stuff like this.... and costumes… Continue reading Easy and Cheap Ways to Make Halloween flipping MAGICAL

parenting

Teal is the new Orange and Black

I love Halloween, don't you? When else can you go to people's houses in a disguise and beg for candy? Actually my daughter does this on a weekly basis, but I digress.  It is so exciting for kids to run up to houses to see what that house is offering-  full size snickers?  "fun" size… Continue reading Teal is the new Orange and Black

Politics

How to Save the World When You Only Have Five Minutes- Part 2 Social Media

If you haven't read Part 1 Getting Informed you should do that... I'll wait.. So now that you are caught up with what has been going on, you are probably feeling some strong emotions and that's ok.  You are probably looking around and saying "does everyone know about this crap??!?"  and hysterically wondering, "what are… Continue reading How to Save the World When You Only Have Five Minutes- Part 2 Social Media

Politics

How to change the world when you only have five minutes- Part 1

For many activist parents, 5 minutes here and there are sometimes all we get. Between jobs, making healthy meals from scratch (haha- just kidding I mean plop some fish sticks down and consider a handful of goldfish a "nutritious side"), and getting to the bottom of that damn hamper there remains little time for anything… Continue reading How to change the world when you only have five minutes- Part 1