The Worst Part of the HIMYM Finale

Yes, I'm still mad about the How I Met Your Mother series finale a week later. I spent nine years investing in this show. It's going to take me more than a day to get over the disappointment. It would be like if Pop Culture Dad (who, BTW, I've been with less years than I was [...]

Well, I Guess Sleepovers Are Out Now…

As you may have heard by now, on Monday, two boys, ages 4 and 6, died at a sleepover when they were crushed by a 14-foot, 100-pound python. When the story first began hitting the news, my friends and I immediately got suspicious of what really happened. None of the earlier reported details made any [...]

PSA for the Day: Your Sick Kids

This morning I was getting Pop Culture Preschooler settled in at the breakfast table at school, and one of her little friends announced to the table, "I'm eating a lot, because I throwed up." I said something like, "Oh you got the stomach bug last week, too?". One of the teachers worriedly rushed over and [...]

Yes, I Judge You for Your Baby in the Movie Theater

Maybe it's too early. Maybe it's too late. But since everyone else is weighing in with his or her opinion, I am also entitled to interject my own. If you're a parent who is hypersensitive about your choice to bring your kids to midnight movies, I suggest you read no further.No one thinks the tragedy [...]

SNL Skit: "You Can Do Anything" — Hm….

Is it just me, or does it look like someone at Saturday Night Live has been reading this blog?:Okay, okay. The disdain for the new generation of spoiled brats who've never heard the word "no" and really do think everything they do is perfect is a common feeling. But, man, did this give me a [...]

Huge Parental Fail (Real Housewives)

Ugh! Why do I keep watching this show? Is it some subconscious need to feel better about my own parenting skills? There was a lot going on this week but the one thing that kept popping up in my head was "as a single parent mom, Danielle you fail." Has a nice ring to it, [...]

Parental Fail – It Must Be Monday (Real Housewives)

Another week, another episode of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, another huge example of parental fail! Seriously?! What is up with these chicks?? Once again, Jackie is sitting in her kitchen having another uncomfortable chat with her 18-year old daughter. Her daughter accidentally admits that she’s going to 21+ clubs and drinking with her [...]