Musings From the Laundry Room

Musings From the Laundry Room

Twenty-four years ago I chose to be a stay-at-home mom.  I was thirty years old and the sparkle of my corporate job had lost its shine.  I was ready to devote my energy into our growing family. Even though it meant our household income was going to be cut by two-thirds, my husband was completely […]

Good Enough is Good Enough

Good Enough is Good Enough

How many of you as kids were punished with doing “chores” or housework? My mom’s favorite disciplinary tactic was dusting.  If you ever saw my house you would know why this was a punishment indeed.  My mom, at the height of her Amish country phase, had so many knickknacks sitting around collecting dust that she […]

A Rant About Adult Bullies

A Rant About Adult Bullies

We know them, we live with them or we are one.  I’m talking about adult bullies.  Up until recently I wouldn’t have even thought to use that word to define their behavior.  The word bully conjured up images of the school playground or the girl’s bathroom.  But it was recently brought to my attention that […]