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What does “corporations are people” actually mean?

In light of the recent SCOTUS ruling on Hobby Lobby and other corporate giants being allowed to deny women birth control within their health coverage plans because it goes against their religious beliefs, I thought a primer on the laws surrounding corporations as … Continue reading

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Confession by Darlena Cunha

Good afternoon, Fr. John. I’m here for confession. No, I’d like the curtain back, please. I want you to see my face. I really need to talk to you, get my bearings. But this confession will not be solely about…

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The Internet Boobs Aren’t the Problem

Hey Lauren, Hi, there. I’m Darlena. As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, your post about internet boobies ruining your marriage made quite a stir. Don’t worry, I’m not here to judge you, and I don’t hate you, and you didn’t … Continue reading

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Ten Horrific Kitchen Fails

In lieu of a recipe this week, I thought I’d list out the EVER-GROWING request list for Fail Kitchen.     Here are the ones already in the pipeline:     Pinata Cookies. Original recipe here:      Watermelon Cake. Original recipe here: … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Parent-Child Dialogues

There are a lot of things that irk me about the parenting advice world, but nothing quite ticks me off like the inane, complicated, Danny-Tanner-esque conversations all these multitudes of parents are apparently having with their children. And never in these … Continue reading

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Mom Fashion

When you see me out and about town, I probably look, to you, severely lacking in style. My fashion choices are questionable, and I seem to be blissfully unaware of trends or even hygiene. I assure you, that is not … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Rules for the end-of-the-year play

Problem:   Your kid has spent weeks preparing for her special end-of-the-year play. She’s spent hours memorizing songs and dance moves. Singing and speaking, being quiet, and watching, readying. And it’s all been hush-hush. She wants it to be a … Continue reading

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My Five Year Old Is Not Your Strong Leader

As I walked with my children to school an hour ago, in between paying exactly equal attention and lavishing exactly equal praise to my twins so that they would remain in a human-like mood at least until we got to … Continue reading

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No One Deserves To Be Abused (Or Your Online Judgment Because Of It)

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Recently, I’ve been seeing a meme making its rounds on Facebook that goes as follows: If you are in a relationship that is abusive towards YOU and you leave or make them leave and then…

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Dear Overzealous Room Parent

Now, before I get into the nitty gritty of this, would like to state emphatically that I mean this woman no ill-will, I don’t think she’s a horrible person, I don’t think room parents in general is a bad idea, … Continue reading

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