When Bullies Grow Up

As a mom to four young children, one of the things I worry about is bullying.  It’s something I experienced first- and second-hand growing up and it’s something that, over the years, seems to be a growing, rather than fading, epidemic.  It’s also something not easily forgotten.  To be the… Continue reading

The Seinfeld Diaries (or ‘Time for Mom’)

My blog ideas are like a Seinfeld episode that never got written; or rather, that DID get written.  By someone else.  Someone with a flare for stating the obvious, though in an even wittier, funnier context. You know how you would experience that ‘A-ha!’ moment in the ‘show about nothing’; which was actually a show about something;… Continue reading

Heart of the matter

Today a woman I’ve never met, Heather, and her family had to say good bye to one of their three children. She and her husband have three sons. Their three year-old son, Zack, himself a twin, diagnosed with genetic deletion, a congenital heart defect and global delay, faced an uphill… Continue reading

Ignorance may be bliss, but rude is just plain crude

How DO you scrape frozen-on egg yolk off of cement? Continue reading

My time is not worth as much to you

Yep.  I said it.  My time means more to me than it does to you.  Or you. I began my own business back in June.  Kind of.  Well, I’m trying.  But apparently people around here don’t dig the price on specialty, custom, made-to-order cakes.  The kind that take one person… Continue reading