You know you’re a parent when…

I love lists. I think it’s time for a new one. Voila! Here we go! “Simply Bekah’s You Know You’re A Parent When (YKYAPW) List!” You spend an inordinate amount of time monitoring, talking about, cleaning up or encouraging bathroom habits that are not your own. You get surprised in the shower and end up … Continue reading

This is lunch. Take it or Leave it.

  Oh, food battles. How they tire me. Do you ever feel like your kid is going to survive solely on air and Nilla Wafers? Yeah. We have that problem here too. Food is a battle at times and not just for Diva, for me as well. I was an impossibly picky eater as a … Continue reading

“Pregnancy is Unethical?!”:

Originally posted on The United Families International Blog:
Ann Bailey Pregnancy is unethical.  Bet you didn’t know that.  Anna Smajdor, an ethicist at the UK’s University of East Anglia, believes that being pregnant for nine months  and then delivering  the child is too risky, painful and socially restrictive to subject women to it any longer.  …

The Versatile Blogger Award!

OK, I  am reallllllllly bad at remembering to do things and I just remembered that the FANTASTIC worrywarts-guide-to-sex-and-marriage sent me a nomination way back in November of 2011 and I totally meant to make a post and then the holidays happened…and finals….and life. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the awesome adventures over … Continue reading

New ZANY ZODIAC THURSDAY!

Zany Zodiac Thursday’s are BAAAACCKKKKKKKK!! Check out your week in our new spot, on the menu bar! Or just click here. Enjoy what the fates have predicted. -Bekah Please note, all predictions are for entertainment purposes and I am not responsible if your life changes because of it. 😉

Occupy Beauty! A letter from 31:26:36

Hey y’all! It’s me, the one you call your “skinny friend.” Yeah, yeah, it’s meant in love. Whatever. I’m used to it. Let’s finally have it out, shall we? Sizeism is running rampant and we are perpetuating it within ourselves. Don’t believe me? Check this out: What is your first reaction to this photo? It … Continue reading

Becoming a Herbivore: A Beginners Guide to Vegetarianism Part 1

  Recently a friend of mine asked me to write a blog post about being vegetarian and some important things to consider when making the switch. I am happy to oblige! I should point out that I am a lifelong vegetarian so my experience is going to be different than someone who is switching over … Continue reading

Too Nutty For A Nutter Butter!

I am nuts. Seriously. N-U-T-S. Nuts. Not just because I love nuts, I do. Peanut butter, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, Brazil nuts, cashews, pecans…I know my way around the nuts. I have just come to this conclusion that life is like a nut bowl and we are all different players. Humor me while I attempt to … Continue reading

It’s NOT You: A Letter of Hope in the Midst of Domestic Violence

** I have been an advocate for women and children touched by domestic violence for a long time. One of the reasons I am pursuing my Masters right now is so I can work to develop more family violence prevention programs. Several friends of mine are currently dealing with impossible situations and I not only … Continue reading

You Are Cordially Invited…to a Chicken Pox Exposure Party. Please RSVP.

OK. So my invite didn’t say that. It actually said: “Carly* has the chicken pox and we wanted to invite you over for a pox party tomorrow morning from 9am-noon for some controlled exposure and snacks and fun! Let me know if you guys can make it, we’d love to see you!” *name has been … Continue reading

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