This holiday season I’m not feelin’ it

Growing up, the holiday season was all about Christmas and religion. Out of all my fondest memories, none involved opening Christmas presents or playing with the latest gadgets and toys — after all, this was the 1980s in a third world country. I didn’t have the luxury, and I didn’t know better. Thus, my experiences with holiday …

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WARNING: price delusions ahead!!!!!

Thanksgiving is almost here. The holiday season is in full swing. A week left until Black Friday. As this infamous day draws near, I thought I should tell you about a recent shopping experience at Macys that might make you think twice about shopping during the holidays. While browsing the store with my husband, I …

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Issues with raising kids in a technology-driven world

Let's face it - not all babies are cute. Except for mine.Just kidding.No really, I may be biased, but like thousands and thousands of parents out there, I do feel like MY children are the prettiest, most photogenic children out there...so much that they can be baby models if I want them to be. I …

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Life’s Tough Choices: The Parenting Edition

Before I became a parent, I made some pretty tough choices...involving where to go hiking, camping, what neighborhood to live in, and what to major in college. I thought I was the shit for knowing how to make those choices. It wasn't until I became a mom that tough choices becomes really tough, so tough that …

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