Sorry Not Sorry- When Apologizing for Your Kid is Harmful (and when you should)

Sorry Not Sorry- When Apologizing for Your Kid is Harmful (and when you should)

Ciao everybody! It’s good to be back on my main squeeze, the blog! I hope the Internet has been doing well, I know we have. But a lot has happened since I last wrote, let me explain! **(If you rather just continue to today’s post, scroll down to the blue headline). To quote Rihanna, “work,work,work,work,work.” […]

Are Teens Dressing Too Old, Or Are We Dressing Too…*gulp* Young?

Are Teens Dressing Too Old, Or Are We Dressing Too…*gulp* Young?

You know that feeling when you see a “kid” you haven’t seen in “awhile” and when you finally come across their picture they’re all grown up and you feel super old? Getting older is incredibly fun, am I right? Ha. Well it happened the other day when my bestie and I were talking about her niece. I then […]

Avoid Doing This the Next Time You Travel (your safety depends on it!)

Avoid Doing This the Next Time You Travel (your safety depends on it!)

When I was eighteen, I took a journey to Rome by myself with only $700 in my pocket. It was exciting and fun and in hindsight, probably a little risky. When you’re that young you’re incredibly naive; I trusted easily and befriended many people (ahh, the joys of lone travel!). It was an awesome journey […]

This is What Happened and I Couldn’t Stop It- Will My Daughter Know Better?

This is What Happened and I Couldn’t Stop It- Will My Daughter Know Better?

Maybe it was that I was outnumbered. Perhaps it was because I didn’t know anyone but the one girl. But it was definitely one of the worst nights of my childhood and I didn’t know how to stop it. I mean, I was paralyzed. I don’t know what was scarier: that this happened or that I froze […]

I Was an Addict- My Honest Confession

I Was an Addict- My Honest Confession

Addictions are hard. Uncontrollable. You become a slave to them. My persistent craving came in the morning with coffee. And then after lunch. Usually after dinner and ALWAYS at nighttime. The problem was obvious: it owned me. But I’m probably preaching to the choir, right? I mean, you have it to. Do you even know? What […]