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I raised a MONSTER!

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I have two daughters eight years apart. My oldest recently graduated college and is, unfortunately, back home living with me and my youngest again. HELP!!! She’s driving us crazy!! I’ll admit that Lisa has always been a little temperamental and emotional (takes after her &%$#! father), but we were always able to resolve the conflicts […]

Top 10 baby names from 2017

most popular baby names of 2017

Now that the books are closed on 2017, we like to take a look back at the results and trends of popular names. It’s funny how much the two most reputable sites on the subject vary. Nameberry published their list at the end of November. It’s worth noting the they gather their scores by page […]

TSA controversies caught on camera

TSA controversies cause a lot of backlash from commenters

The TSA is no stranger to controversy. Accusations of invasive searches of a young boy, a female cancer patient, CNN contributor and a former Miss USA have gone viral across the internet in recent years. And while we accuse these agents of all manners of perversion, terrorists across the world rejoice and take note. Thirteen year-old […]

Holiday Sanity Savers: 3 Great Ideas to Implement When Your Kids Are Pulling on your Apron Strings

kid-cooking can be your sanity saver

Here it is, holiday season. To many, the thoughts of the happy family gathering ’round the perfectly set dinner table, perfectly coiffed kids, and relatives patiently awaiting the well-timed (and perfectly browned) turkey is a far-fetched vision of a hoped-for realty. For the rest of us–well, likely all of us, and definitely those of us […]