Upon finding out that Halloween is soon and she could eat all the chocolate she wants, my Viking baby Bridget made this face: Because she loves spooky stuff (Jack Skellington is her personal hero) and really, really likes chocolate. This was welcome news, because Bridget has been on a real tear lately. Having lots of […]Read More Judgey Cakes and Baby Angst
Today, I’d like to take a break from our regularly scheduled program to talk about a wildly inappropriate TV show. (Because 8 PM is when the kids go to bed and all the zombies come out.) See, one of my blogging buddies writes great posts about Game of Thrones at I Can’t Possibly be Wrong All the […]Read More My Weird Theory About The Men On Game of Thrones (Spoilers)
So my kids were watching Tom and Jerry this morning when my daughter Brontë finally stood up to announce: “Well, the mouse won AGAIN. Like ALWAYS.” And stomped off in disgust. “But if the cat won, that would be the end of the show,” I tell her. “Yeah, so the mouse is gonna SAVE THE […]Read More My Kid Is SO Over Tom & Jerry
A couple weeks ago, I finally had to block someone on Facebook. See, we all come from different backgrounds and have had unique life experiences, so I’m okay with different religious, political, and philosophical points of view. That doesn’t mean I won’t find them irritating, occasionally argue with you, or find myself trying to calculate […]Read More An Open Letter to My Controversial Facebook Friends
As a parent, I really appreciate well-written shows for kids. Because it expands my kids’ minds and provides them quality entertainment? Well… sure. But if I can be brutally honest for a moment, I also care about having to also watch whatever my kids are watching. Which is why my kids have never, ever seen an episode […]Read More 5 Weird Kid Shows That Won’t Bore You to Tears
Has anyone else noticed the bizarre relationship between hair color and evil on Game of Thrones? Blondes It’s a simple, if troubling, old concept: light = good, and dark = bad. The good guy wears a white hat and the bad guy a black. Blondness typically means innocence. Not so much on GoT, however. The Lannister […]Read More The Bizarre Morality of Hair Color on Game of Thrones (SPOILERS!)
After jumping on the Game of Thrones bandwagon a month ago, my husband and I are now officially caught up. It didn’t take long, because being able to binge-watch a great TV series every night is the best part of showing up late to the party. The worst, on the other hand, is the loneliness. You have to avoid every article, analysis, […]Read More Republicans Apparently Hate Game of Thrones
So, I’ve FINALLY gotten on the Game of Thrones bandwagon and want to talk about it. I’d heard all about how awesome it is from friends whose opinions I respect, so about six months ago, I gave it a whirl. I knew the show was violent, but figured I could handle it since I liked The Walking […]Read More My Buddy Thinks Game of Thrones is Sexist Against Men, How About You?