No Elf on My Shelf

Dear Santa, I thought I would take a minute to thank you for holding off on the whole “Elf on a Shelf” phenomenon until my kids were too old for it. I know that you and your fellow holiday dignitaries rely heavily upon parental participation to complete your holiday related tasks. After all, employing enough … More No Elf on My Shelf

The Upside Down

Season 2 of Stranger Things just debuted on Netflix. I haven’t had the time to watch it yet, but as I sat down to add the next entry into my Power Point Series, I was reminded of the Upside Down. For the uninitiated, it’s basically a world underneath the one we live in. What is … More The Upside Down

Living My Best Life

Social media seems to have taken over the world. There are some great things about it: connecting with old friends, staying in touch with far away family, sharing funny videos, etc. But it definitely has its downsides as well: lack of face to face communication, spiteful posts, vitriolic rants and discussions, just to name a … More Living My Best Life

Blender or Blunder?

I figured it’s been a long time since I expanded my Power Point Series, so I’ve got a new entry for you. Navigating a romantic relationship is fraught with detours, roadblocks and the occasional IED. Add the complicated emotions that come with adolescence and even the smallest misunderstanding can lead to rivers of tears and … More Blender or Blunder?