Category Archives: pretending

Tatted up Barbie

Mattel said the new limited edition, tatted up Barbie Doll doll is marketed more toward adult collectors than to children. 1 in 4 Americans ages 18 to 50 now has at least one tattoo, and the artist says the doll … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Morning all! I’m just a mixture of emotions this week. I apologize if this gets too negative Nelly on ya! Laura’s post from some time ago , When Tragedy Strikes, keeps coming back to me. I’m sending you to the part II of … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, baseball, behavior, cancer, choices, competition, education, feelings, friends, friendships, happy, health, hurt feelings, inconsiderate, life, mom, museums, pretending, son | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Overly dramic people

Since I told you that I watch Dr. Phil, I can now say that when I saw this on his show, I laughed my butt off. I mean really, we all know people like this don’t we? The OVERLY dramatic … Continue reading

Posted in adults, bad habits, behavior, choices, compulsive, differences, drama, dramatic, emotions, feelings, friendship, life, lifestyles, obsessive, people, pretending, problems, things, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

What will they think of next?

Okay, here we go. The other day JavaQueen had this on her blog and I’d also seen it on The View that same morning. I didn’t really think to much of it other than in my opinion, it’s way over … Continue reading

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Who is that??

They say an elephant never forgets.  So then Jason must be one.  That guy never seems to forget a face. I’m sure there must be those of us who forget someone we have met before.  There was a time I … Continue reading

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Playing games and IP address’s

Lisa wrote a post a long time ago (last May when we were a brand new blog) called “12 year old wants her belly button pierced.”  This post has been our most read post.  It’s had 5,377 views. We’ve had 135 Responses.  I … Continue reading

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The SPIRIT of the Season (Jen Henry)

I recently read a blog post debating the relevance of adding Santa to your child’s life. Was it really necessary? Did it provide anything meaningful? I responded with a comment explaining that in my household we do celebrate the holidays … Continue reading

Posted in beliefs, childhood, children, choices, christmas, differences, feelings, kids, life lessons, memories, opinions, people, pretending, santa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Question of the day

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Posted in childhood, children, choices, emotions, favorites, feelings, people, pretending, Question of the day, simple questions, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Who is that??

They say an elephant never forgets.  So then Jason must be one.  That guy never seems to forget a face. I’m sure there must be those of us who forget someone we have met before.  There was a time I … Continue reading

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Kids and TV and computers

This has been written about on so many blogs I read and even on television programs themselves that I was hesitant to write about it.  But since we have a  pretty loyal following, I wanted to ask you.  How much … Continue reading

Posted in babysitting, bad habits, childhood, children, choices, computers, emotions, fears, feelings, lifestyles, parent's, people, playing, pretending, thoughts, today's times, toys, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Question of the day

What were your favorite toys as a child and do you still have any of them? 

Posted in childhood, children, feelings, games, kids, people, playing, pretending, Question of the day, thoughts, toys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments