Category Archives: Men

Please Don’t Buy Roses on Valentine’s Day

I don’t mean to sound ungrateful, but Valentine’s Day gifts bore me. I really don’t care for roses as a gift, chocolates aren’t my thing and I always seem to giggle (at the wrong moment) when reading mushy, sentimental cards. I … Continue reading

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The Orange Juice People Understand Me

This afternoon I had an unusual experience. I was watching TV. I can’t remember the last time I actually watched live TV as it was playing in real time.  My life is so crazy that anymore unless it’s a TIVo or DVR … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.21.11

This week’s Biz e-Friday Countdown includes some never-featured-before mom and dad bloggers as well as some old favorites.  In fact, Babble provided the two front-runners! If you missed what’s going on in the parenting blogosphere this week, here are some highlights. 5. Three Ring … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.14.11

It’s week two for the year 2011.  How are those resolutions coming along? If you are too depressed to think about it, take your mind to a happy place and read some of this week’s best parenting blogs on the … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Learning a new language is never an easy thing.  Sure, to some multilinguals, learning a language may come naturally but there are always nuances, figures of speech and idioms that don’t translate across cultures. For instance, when I lived in … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 12 “Quest for the Perfect Tree”

People place a lot of emphasis around the annual quest for the perfect tree. Factors like “when” you get your tree, “where” you get your tree, “what” kind of tree you buy, “who” goes on the quest and “how” you … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.03.10

After a holiday hiatus, The Biz e-Friday Countdown is back! In case you forgot, The Biz e-Friday Countdown summarizes the most interesting parenting blogs of the week.  Why?  Because we know you are busy! Here’s what you missed this week: … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 2 “Black Friday Should be Changed to Buy a TV You Don’t Need Friday”

  With another Turkey Day behind us, the American public can now get on with the very important business of spending money. Lured by the deal dangling of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, my husband and I fell prey to … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 1 “Happy Turdey Day”

The 12 Days of Anecdotes In the spirit of the season, I plan to post 12 anecdotal holiday stories (all true) for you all to enjoy.  When you feel like you can’t possibly see another fruit cake or hear another … Continue reading

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