Why you need to be a failure

We throw the word ‘perfectionist’ around a lot without any thought of the real mental pains it carries with it. Being a perfectionist is more than needing to get 100% on a paper or staying extremely organized. There is major anxiety fueling our actions with the desperate need to not…

FOX 13’s The Place: A parents survival guide to the holidays

Click here or the image to watch the segment! A Parent’s Survival Guide to the Holidays The holiday season should be a time for cheer, but sometimes for some people, it’s not. Actually, 1 in 4 people feel dread about the upcoming holiday season. Most of the negative emotions towards…

Please stop buying my kids toys

I know why people buy my children gifts- they care about them and they think that a gift will make them happy. I very much appreciate the gesture and the thought that goes into these gifts, but here is the honesty of the situation- they don’t need more stuff. I…

8 foolproof ways to not raise an a**hole

We have all met that one kid that we think to ourselves, “Wow, that kid is going to grow up to be an a**hole.” And personally I don’t want that to be my kid. So based on the characteristics of an entitled self absorbed adult person- here is specific parenting…