Awe, snap! My daughter asked me this question recently. I knew this question was coming, but she is only nine years old! I thought I had more time to come up with some answers for this, barring the truth, I mean. It felt like I was having a “pop quiz” that I had failed to … Continue reading “Mommy, Wear Do Babies Come From?”
When I was growing up in the South in Georgia, we would borrow just about anything such as tools, dishes, cars, etc. Instead of buying a whole bunch of stuff you would rarely use, we would locate someone in the neighborhood that might have what we needed for a short time. In true Southern fashion, … Continue reading Borrowing Things from People from the South
I have spoken out about this before, but it seems it needs to be “re-visited.” Our kids’ brains are going to “mush” with all the lack of opportunity for real imagination and creativity time. Most people I know have kids that not only have school activities, but multiple after school activities. When do kids get … Continue reading Our Kids Are “Dying on the Vine”, Even in the South
I was around 13 years old when I met him. My memory does not serve me well these days. However, my heart seems to remember him vividly. My brain does not recall all of the details, but my heart was forever “stamped” with the idea of him. Awe, how cute. He was my first real … Continue reading How Do You Mend a 15-Year-Old Girl’s Broken Heart?
Popular is defined by Dictionary.com as “liked, admired, or enjoyed by many people or a particular person or group.” I can say that being popular is highly overrated, because I was NOT popular, ever. Most people refer to “popular” as when they were in high school. I will stick with that for a minute, but … Continue reading Being Popular is Highly Overrated
I mean, besides the fact that many people die while they are there. That issue aside, what gives? In my former life, I was in the medical field for many years. I have visited almost every hospital in the metropolitan area of Atlanta many times. I have walked patient room halls to meet clients, met … Continue reading What Is It About Hospitals That Scares the “Mess” Out of People?
I realize that every birthday makes you a year older. Duh. What I did not realize is that others keep track of your birthdays and how much older you get each year. This is alarming. Don’t you have better things to do with your time? I do not feel any different after each passing birthday. … Continue reading I Recently Discovered That I Am Old
Heck if I know! I do know that at any given moment, I have at least four ideas going in my head at the same time! Most of my ideas are not even related either. If you need a mental picture, it looks like a circus juggler who keeps throwing more and more red balls … Continue reading What Women Are Really Thinking About
What do I mean? How many of the opinions you hold true come from an educated stance, on your part, about what you believe to be true and accurate? Did you research the topic in a “creditable” place? How many articles or research journals did you review before you decided your stance? Did you check … Continue reading How Many of Your Opinions Do You Truly “Own”?
When I was growing up, I used to hear about all my friends’ moms that cooked for the family at dinner time. This was a completely foreign concept for me because my mother rarely cooked. We used to joke that my mom was “allergic” to cooking, or at least that was what she said. My … Continue reading Who Said That Women Have to Do All of the Cooking?