I apologize to the kid at Chuck E. Cheese’s

Much like the dentist or the DMV, I try to avoid going to Chuck E. Cheese’s as much as possible, but it just so happened I found myself there the other day. ...more

Remembering Prince…

I promise this won’t be a soppy tribute to Prince. ...more

Inside the mind of a homeschool mom

Homeschooling is hard. ...more

I’ve prepared my children for the 1800s

“You can’t see the forest for the trees” completely sums up parenting for me. ...more

Oh yeah, I almost died at 7-11

Wow, I’m going to die holding a bag of powdered donuts and a vitamin water.… This is what I thought last week as I was taking a road trip to Los Angeles. ...more

The pig has changed

For years, our pig Hogan has refused to come in the house if we changed ANY RUGS. ...more

Bad parenting in the snow

Last week I took my kids to Tahoe and most of the time I would grade my parenting skills on an A-/B+ range, but one moment in particular stands out as a giant F to me… and it went something like this… The kids and I had been playing in snow for hours. ...more

Why we need the Bern more than ever…

I am totally horrified by the notion that Hillary Clinton appears to be pulling ahead of Bernie Sanders. ...more

How to fix the Supreme Court

When we started this crazy country a bunch of years ago, (I have no idea how long because I’m bad at American History) the dudes that wrote the constitution intended it to be a malleable document — meaning, if something doesn’t work along the way, they wanted future Americans to fix it, or in constitution speak, amend it. So I’m taking these guys at their word and proposing an amendment — The President and Congress are no longer allowed to... The post How to fix the Supreme Court appeared first on Riot Ranch ....more

I totally blew it

Do you get a ton of emails every day from places that you ignore? ...more