F'Ed Up Things Kids Have Done,
Potty Training ,
The Pump And Dump Show,
If your resolution was to be a little more zen about the whole parenting thing this year, we think these stories will give you a good boost of morale to keep going and remember that you're an awesome parent!
In a historic early-morning ceremony in the Yellow Oval Room, attended only by Michelle Obama and pajama-clad White House dog Bo, and recorded for posterity by White Hose photographer Pete Souza, President Obama -- also pajama-clad -- signed the mother of all executive orders: an order giving him constitutional authority...
Banned Books Week,
Presidential Medal Of Freedom,
Rosedale In Love,
The Vampyre Of Gotham,
William Dean Howells,
Currently, he haunts the Internet. He's constantly being quoted as saying encouraging, inspiring remarks your mother or your best friend might say to you when you're feeling miserable, or things you'd want on a thought-for-the-day calendar.
Take a picture of the hot/cold lever in the shower so you remember how it's swiveled for just the perfect temperature. Do the same thing with the little dial on your toaster after you've crisped the perfect bagel.
Sometimes, amidst the coffee cups and barf-stained yoga pants at the playground, you meet your mom BFF. And sometimes, well -- sometimes, it's the opposite.
Extra work can be easy or hard. Mostly it is just boring. However, my work on The Americans was an overnight shoot so it was, at least, certain to be lucrative. Here is a breakdown of that day and night.
Kid No. 1: Everything is brand new, washed in delicate soap and properly folded and put away in the matching dresser or hung on color-coordinated hangers. Kid No. 2: Hand-me-downs are washed and haphazardly checked for stains. Kid No. 3: It's cool if boys wear purple polka dots, right?
This time of year, it's easy to hole up, reassess everything a little TOO much, and generally be a drag to everyone -- even your kids' hamsters. I mean really, when you are snuggling a hamster and telling it how well it understands you, it's time to do a little check-in.
As any deep thinker and follower of astrology knows, the planets, when they aren't spinning around and minding their own business, have total control over our lives
Babies And Sleep,
Life After Kids,
Parents And Sleep Deprivation,
You feel like you've been through the washing machine at 6 a.m. and want to close your eyes so badly just when you're supposed to be starting your day.
Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts on the earnings call, "The volume is hard to comprehend." No sh*t it's hard to comprehend! Can you imagine -- $178 billion worth of weed? It's totally blowing my mind -- and I'm not even high right now.
My data analytics consultant informs me that I am not trending, especially among millennials. She suggests I publish lists since millennials click on lists. Being data-driven, I am test-blogging potential lists.
Sarah Palin -- You think I sound goofy? Like the dog? Then you're a bad American.
Introverts are often misunderstood. Are they shy or just require a little more 'me' time? To find out more about the introverted type, I recently spoke with a group of introverts and asked them to tell me the things they did every single day. Here are the five things that introverts do everyday...
So Winter Storm Juno is upon us. Or is it #BlizzardOf2015? Whatever we call it, it cannot possibly compete with The Blizzard of '78, the legendary Nor'easter of my childhood that shut down all of New England for a week. Yes, this 2015 snowfall may close the schools and strangle...
2. The Curmudgeons: originally hail from Canada, the Northeast, or the Midwest, and virtually roll their eyes at any precipitous snow-related hand-wringing.