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Self-Inflicted Hair Disaster: Hair Today, Mullet Tomorrow

Self-Inflicted Hair Disaster: Hair Today, Mullet Tomorrow

This is basically what we looked like BEFORE the self-inflicted shearing. A self-inflicted hair disaster is so covid-19. And we should all just embrace it and laugh and leave it. I did my best by avoiding a self-inflicted hair disaster during quarantine by cutting my...

Confederate Statues and Disney’s “Maleficent”

Recently, my kids got a big dose of history lessons linking Confederate statues and Disney's "Maleficent". I get sick of listening to myself belabor life lessons to my kids. They already gaze past me thinking about TikTok or counting the seconds until they get to have...

Proud to be an American

I'm proud to be an American - BUT - it's so sad that that symbols have been co-opted by forces for negativity. When I was growing up, American flags were symbols of charming, trendy patriotic pride. No shame in pulling out the stars and bars, not even on the 364 days...

How to Save America: Campaign Finance Reform

How to Save America: Campaign Finance Reform

I’ll try to make this super quick and simple, though it’s complicated to simply state how to save America. Combining politics and parenting? Why not? Politics is about managing our country so that our kids can have better lives. We can make it a civil dialogue. I’m a...

How to Save America: Redistricting Reform

How to Save America: Redistricting Reform

Y’all? I don’t like to stir up drama over politics. But even I have my limits. Bring your gerrymandering fury and get your pitchforks. How to save America? Enough gerrymandering. Did you know American democracy experienced its third strike out, this week? I’m not sure...

How to Create Extraordinary Childhood Experiences

How to Create Extraordinary Childhood Experiences

I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to create extraordinary childhood experiences...and 67% of the execution grumbling, "they don't even appreciate a damn thing! They're complaining it's hot or boring or too long and frankly...SO AM I!" So much of the time...

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