Six Suburban Trends That Need To Go

Inappropriate Suburbanite

Living in the suburbs and what I’d call a fairly affluent area (compared to where I grew up, I guess) there exists certain burgeoning trends that have exploded onto our well-manicured lawns and, well, make me want to blow my fucking brains out. It’s high time someone addressed these trends and suggested places you could, possibly, shove them. Among some …


RIP High School Reunions

High School Reunions

At the end of May it will officially be twenty years since I graduated from high school. High School was not altogether an unpleasurable experience for me. I had a few friends, I got my driver’s license, and I learned the all-important “beer before liquor, never been sicker; Liquor before beer, you’re in the clear” rule. I’d say I had an average high school experience.


Charcoal Mask Experience & Review

Charcoal Mask

I’ll be the first to admit it; I love a good viral video. I enjoy cackling at someone else’s pain like when you were a kid watching America’s Funniest Home Videos and some poor dad got clocked in the nuts with a Wiffle ball bat by his three year old.


Five Reasons Girls Are Easier to Raise Than Boys

Girls Are Easier Than Boys

I often hear that boys are easier to raise than girls and I wholeheartedly disagree. My little princess* is a textbook angel. She poses perfectly in photos. She’s always listens to her parents and she’s never asked uncomfortable questions in public.


The Best Ways to Scar Your Kid, Featuring: Tampons

As a fan of both the good, old fashioned pad and her sleeker, hotter and younger sister, the tampon, my daughter has always been exposed to both but I guess she never witnessed how the Skipper of the feminine hygiene world worked. So when she asked me “How does a tampon work anyway?” the other day, I figured needed to answer her.


Mom Coming Out Party

  There are certain expectations of women, especially mothers, which exist in our society. A picture-perfect home, a home-cooked meal, and presentable kids in ironed clothing, sans chocolate face … Many of us have been bucking the system out of downright necessity. We’ve been doing things that prime time television would look down on us for and “perfect” mothers would judge …