How to get your man to listen

The most common root of all arguments between a man and a woman is when the woman feels neglected when she feels her man isn’t listening to what she has to say. When the man starts zoning out as she’s talking, molehills turn into mountains, as little … [Continue reading]

Motherhood: how do I measure up?

On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest), how do I rate myself as a mom? I am almost tempted to give myself an actual rating, but I do not want to risk raising eyebrows. A low number would signify lack of confidence, while a high number would seem … [Continue reading]

Family Time #4: A Weekend With Dora

Ours is just a family of two, so family time means just my daughter and I having fun. This past weekend was an extraordinary one, as my kid usually spends weekends with her dad. The mommy fairies were smiling down on me this time, as I was … [Continue reading]

My First Blog Award

I would like to first and foremost thank Divine of Divine's Memoirs for bestowing this award upon me...Ah! Who am I kidding! I just fail miserably at making thank you speeches. Let me just say it the way I feel it… Huge thanks and a dozen wet kisses … [Continue reading]

Lousy Myths About Head Lice

Head lice may not be as common as the common cold (maybe that’s why it’s not called “common lice”… uh oh, here I am, trying to be ruthlessly funny again!), but at some point in their innocent lives, children are bound to catch them. And when they … [Continue reading]

How to make your love last

Credit: Free images from acobox.com If you tossed out all your “breakup songs” CDs or sold them on ebay, then you’re on the right track. You’ve finally decided that you’re going to make your current relationship last. Love is a concept which is … [Continue reading]

Girls Talk: Last Song Syndrome

Local radio stations are notorious for playing old songs on Fridays, all through to the weekend. Today is no exception, as this Madonna song just keeps playing over and over in my head. I especially like Borderline, because it reminds me of my … [Continue reading]

How to make divorce easy on children

To say that I am crestfallen is an understatement. My heart feels as if it’s been crushed to pieces. No, it’s not because a man broke my heart (although I would feel as bad). It’s because my 5-year old daughter asked me this: “Mama, why are you and … [Continue reading]

Why do we need to wear sunglasses?

Credit: Free images from acobox.com More than making yourself incognito from the paparazzi, it comes as a no-brainer that sunglasses or shades are worn for the obvious reason of protecting our eyes from the glaring heat of the sun. Nothing is more … [Continue reading]

How to survive a long-distance relationship

If you feel that insanity is slowly starting to creep up on you because you haven’t seen your boyfriend or husband in ages, don’t shave your head just yet. Long-distance relationships are not at all uncommon these days, what with unforeseen and … [Continue reading]