We took Guppy and Minnow to a carnival that one of the local camps was hosting. It was a pretty good time, and there was a cute bounce activity that was supposed to be like “Hungry Hungry Hippo.” This part, however, wasn’t very well-supervised, and four other kids got on with her (there were only four slots). They all started throwing balls around and one threw one right at Guppy, hitting her on the head. This little girl’s mother, and her friend, were standing at the side, and saw it happen … Then they laughed. Guppy wasn’t hurt, but it was something that she knew was very rude.
Well, dear readers, that’s it. It’s time to pack it in. Kill the whole thing. It’s time to disavow all knowledge of this entire blog, and end it. My parents have found out that the blog exists.
The Food Babe, who peddles a certain brand of food awareness, is back in the news as yet another scientist has called her a fraud. Her theory, that you shouldn’t eat anything an 8 year old cannot pronounce, has resulted in Subway removing a bread softener from its recipe, and Starbucks’ beloved (by other people) Pumpkin Spice Latte coming under fire for … reasons. But is she right? And is organic food better for our kids? Continue reading Food Babe/Organic Food for Kids
Today is the day that everyone in the US has to file their income taxes – if you don’t get them in by today, you need to file an extension. So, first, let me congratulate all of the accountants for finishing another grueling tax season. And second, let’s talk about how you’re going to spend your tax refund. Continue reading It’s Tax Day
I lost my home last week. Not the one that I live in, but one of equal importance and significance to me. In fact, in some ways, it was one of more importance. Last Wednesday, I helped my parents move from the home that they had lived in for the last thirty years. Continue reading Goodbye House