Frantic (But Still Fun!) On A Friday

I'm just going to be short, sweet and to the point here:I don't have time to blog today. I really don't. I have this really, really big thing and I have to do some stuff in anticipation of the announcing of this really big thing and on top of that I just came back from vacation so I've got stuff heaped up all around me.I promise, Monday will be business as usual ....more

Please Pardon My Happy Resting Face

I'm sure many of you have heard of the phenomenon known as "Bitchy Resting Face." This particular affliction causes problems for people whose natural resting face appears to be angry or standoffish. People with this issue are often told to "cheer up" when they're perfectly happy, or they get asked a lot about what's bothering them when nothing is. It's annoying, I'm sure ....more

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Bye Bye Beach

One last look at paradise One last roll of a wave One last call of a gull One last waft of a salt breeze cooling my skin One last sunset on the beach And then we go Back to the real world...more

Infertility Was A Terrible Rollercoaster...But For Me, It Was Worth It

They explained it all with absolute clarity....more

Of Mice And Men And Mermaids: The Challenge Of Special Needs And Siblings

"Mom will you sing 'Morningtown Train' tonight?" she asks as we eat dinner."Oh, Boo, you know I can't. That song is too long and David climbs all over me and ruins it for us," I say.Anna nods, dejectedly."How about...'Goodnight, My Someone'?" she asks, hopefully."Okay," I relent. "But only the first verse ....more

Ashley Madison Data Is Outing Thousands Of Cheaters, and I Can't Be Happy About That

The news is all abuzz with reports of the Ashley Madison hack, and how it's outing prominent people in the government, giving data to where cheaters live and work, and casting a harsh, glaring light on hypocritical public figures. As a woman who's been on the other side of the cheating equation, you'd think I'd be dancing a gleeful little dance, and I'm honest enough to admit that part of me did just that. See cheaters? This is what happens! No matter how careful you think you are, the seeds you sow grow into giant monstrous things that always, always devour the best of your worst intentions. But then I think about it - really think about it. ...more

Ashley Madison Data Is Outing Thousands Of Cheaters, And I'm Sorry - I Can't Be Happy About That

The news is all abuzz with reports of the Ashley Madison hack, and how it's outing prominent people in the government, giving data to where cheaters live and work, and casting a harsh, glaring light on hypocritical public figures. As a woman who's been on the other side of the cheating equation, you'd think I'd be dancing a gleeful little dance, and I'm honest enough to admit that part of me did just that. See cheaters? ...more

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Feeling Slightly Nauseous

Just a little hint at the big news As I sit here hyperventilating Wondering if this is really happening Or if I'm going to wake up with my cat's butt in my face and an alarm going off So far, it seems legit And I am excited And scared And alive like I've never been before Tell you soon I promise ...more

"You're Going To Be All Right" - Six Words Any Special Needs Parent Wants To Experience

I'm going to start today with a video. This is D.L. Hughley, former star of the reality show "The Hughleys" and "The Original Kings of Comedy," and father of a son on the autism spectrum....more