Is sailing around the world with toddlers ‘reckless parenting?’

The Kaufmans are possibly the most talked about family in America. The family of four were recently plucked from their sailboat, The Rebel Heart - their home for the past seven years as they sailed around the world. The boat had lost all its steering and most of its communications six days ago, and was... Continue Reading →

The argument for SAHMs, and against Amy Glass

This week, the blogging world exploded when Amy Glass blatantly put down stay at home moms (SAHMs) when she wrote a blog titled "I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorry". Here are a few token quotes: "Do people really think that a stay at home mom is really... Continue Reading →

My thoughts on Paula Deen

Yet another company is pulling their business from Paula Deen, the Southern celebrity chef with a penchant for fried cooking. The tally is out, and as of right now, Sears, Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Smithfield Foods, Caears Entertainment, Food Network, and...I've lost count...are sending back all the Paula Deen cookware, recipe books, and other Deen... Continue Reading →

Time Magazine and toddler breastfeeding

Time Magazine is causing quite the stir with the cover photo of their latest issue: Above, Jamie Lynne Grumet was photographed breastfeeding her 3-year old son, along with 3 other mothers who practice “extended breastfeeding” as a part of attachment parenting – a type of parenting that is on the rise. “When you think of... Continue Reading →


Mr. W and Frizz left on a very expensive plane ride this morning to get to D’s funeral in Burbank this afternoon. How much does a plane ride cost when bought two days beforehand? $400. Each. Thank goodness for credit cards. I stayed home, mostly because we just can’t afford to buy that many tickets... Continue Reading →

Stealing sunshine.

Over the summer I met a sweet little autistic boy. We had gone to southern California for my sister’s wedding, and Mr. W was excited for me to meet his old roommate from college and his 3-year-old son. From the moment I laid eyes on “D”, I couldn’t help but be enamored with him. He... Continue Reading →

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