6 Parenting Lessons From The Movie “Frozen”

So I haven’t decided my exact feelings on the movie “Frozen”, which is apparently some form of child cocaine that my three boys are currently addicted to…. but constant learner that I am, I decided that there are some nuggets of golden parenting wisdom lodged in this funny, musical, over-dramatic, animation sensation that’s sweeping the nation….

Get off my back Computer!

Recently while messing with clock settings in order to get a program to install, I discovered a silly little computer thing-a-ma-bob. My Mac allows you to set something called the “announce the time”. This is exactly what it sounds like it is. There are even 6 different “custom” voices to choose from. I thought it…

Christmas is so weird…

Well, it’s here. I have friends who have been playing the tunes of winter festiveness since two seconds after trick-or-treating… the slew of red and green, blue and white, (and what have you) shiny and lighted things are blinking and glowing everywhere… in fact, the batteries are starting to die and the electricity bills are…

Real Love

Our society has a lot of interesting ideas about love. If you ask a Disney movie, love is meeting someone beautiful or handsome, singing a song, marrying, and living happily ever after (which is often left to the imagination as some sort of unimportant, vague concept), with an emphasis on being happy. If you ask…

Random Observation of the Day #5

Is it just me, or are gas pumps increasingly complex and confusing? Whenever I am forced to use a new station, I stand in front of the pump like an idiot for like 5 minutes… which way does my card go in? Can I pay outside? Do I slide my card and then push buttons…

As Opposed to an Un-Average Rutabaga?

Being pregnant is mostly hilarious… and pathetic… and uncomfortable… but I choose to dwell on the hilarious here. There is an over-abundance of information on how to care for oneself while pregnant, how to most effectively deal with the curse of childbearing, and of course, the details of fetal development. BabyCenter.com is one such wellspring…

Random Observation of the Day #4

Do not record yourself having sex. Just don’t. If it’s good enough, it will be memorable; no need to capture it on film.  Nothing good ever seems to come of it! Teacher Gives Sex Tape To 5th Grader Students: CBS News

Random Observation of the Day #3

I heard the other day that animal rights activists were upset with President Obama for swatting a fly on camera during an interview… are there really people out there with that little else to worry about??? I wonder what they’d think about the 2 million ants I’ve killed in the last week…

Life Lessons From Movies…

So I found this while sifting through my unfiled Word documents. I can’t remember where it came from – must’ve been a silly e-mail forward. But – it’s hilarious and fits the vibe of finding random humor in everyday things. I’ve added my thoughts in italics. Enjoy. What movies have taught us about life… #…