rude

Why People Are Rude and Unkind

by Becky How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves. By nature, I am a happy, optimistic, idealistic person. I have always been one to look on the bright side and see the good in people (unless you treat me unjustly). My usual philosophy in life is that…

Parenting

Real Inconvenient Truths Of Motherhood: #1 – There Is No Official Set Of Instructions On Parenting

by Andi As Moms, we could all benefit from the elusive Parenting Manual that is always mentioned, unfortunately, only in reference to the fact that it, in fact, does not actually exist. That’s right. There isn’t any such thing as a parenting manual, the How-To be a mom, dad … person in charge of another person. Yikes.…

enemy

Befriending The Enemy

by Becky It’s the oldest phrase in the unofficial book of life: People come and go. Everyone has had his or her fair share of temporary lovers and friends. These people enter and exit our lives because they were only meant to be in them for specific amounts of time. But what about the ones who…

your thing

What’s Your “Thing?”

by Kara How Do You Stay Connected With Your Child? I started reading the Harry Potter series in the fall of this year. Yes, I know I’m 42. I wanted to find an activity to do with my 10-year-old that would give us something to talk about. I asked her if I could read the…