An Abbreviated List of Self Care Suggestions

Self care can be hard. Lists going around also usually include spending money, which not all of us have to spare. I’ve tried to list things below that don’t cost a lot of money. Go for a walk. Outside if you can. In your favorite kind of setting (woods,...

Not-So-Great Expectations

I spend a lot of time thinking about relationships, and I mean a LOT. I always feel the need to preface these posts in that way, for some reason. Because when it comes down to it, I’m just some random person on the internet. Why should you listen to anything I...

Election Frustration of 2016

It’s 2016 and an election year, there are lots of promises being made that we all know won’t be kept.  There are party platforms written and discussed but let’s be honest, the platforms are just words and like all words, those words are nothing without action behind...

YKINMKBYKIOK

Holy alphabet soup, batman! And you thought government agencies were bad for weird ass-acronyms! YKINMKBYKIOK in the title stands for “Your Kink Is Not My Kink But Your Kink Is OK“. But wait, before you stop reading here because kink is Not Your Thing and...

Car Conversations

The car has become a place for my daughter and I to have special conversations, conversations that we don’t want to have with anyone else around. This evening’s conversation centered around sex. What, you don’t talk to your middle schooler about sex?...