Text Etiquette 2 – Because Good Manners Still Don’t Hurt Anyone


I can stand here on a soapbox and voice my concerns and observations, except I have no idea where one obtains a soapbox and it’s easier to just get to the point…… Read More Text Etiquette 2 – Because Good Manners Still Don’t Hurt Anyone

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Slightly Cracked Observations on…The Elf Shouldn’t be on the Shelf


I am thinking about changing the name of this semi-regular series from Slightly Cracked Observations to something like; The Really Stupid Shit I See, or something similar.  Actually slightly cracked observations is a great name for it because it’s a little more subtle but some days, I could care less about subtlety. Like today.  I… Read More Slightly Cracked Observations on…The Elf Shouldn’t be on the Shelf

Slightly Cracked Observations on…Recording those Precious Moments on Your iPad


I’ve noticed a disturbing trend lately. My youngest kids are still in school, and they participate in school, church and sports events. The kind where parents sit watching their respective children with pride,  either be recognized for an achievement or perform as a collective whole with other children. The kind where parents want to get… Read More Slightly Cracked Observations on…Recording those Precious Moments on Your iPad

Single Mom’s (ok Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide – Pt 3; Sometimes you just have to wing it


Life is funny sometimes.  Ok a lot of the time.  I have to laugh because there is nothing much else to do when things don’t go as planned, crying is not an option really. If you read part 1 and part 2 of the Single mom’s (dad’s too) summer survival guide, you know it took… Read More Single Mom’s (ok Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide – Pt 3; Sometimes you just have to wing it

Love is Love..


How many different kinds of love are there? You think many from growing up when you were told at every turn, typically after questioning why you felt the same way about your Great Aunt Gertie as you did your favorite stuffed animal? Or why mommy and daddy kissed but you weren’t supposed to kiss your brother/sister/cousin/insert relative… Read More Love is Love..