Uncomfortable: Are Our “Traditions” Soon to be a Way of the Past?

So, as I was stumbling through some blogs the other day I came across this: School Cancels Mother’s and Father’s Day Activities to Respect Non-Traditional Families. I mean, I know we are so worried about constantly being politically correct (PC), but SERIOUSLY?! You’ve got to be kidding me. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Are Our “Traditions” Soon to be a Way of the Past?”

Uncomfortable: What Are We Saying to Our Daughters When We Tell Them to “Put some clothes on”?

So, there are two main schools of thought on this:
a. We are telling our daughters to respect their bodies and respect themselves
b. We are telling our daughters that boys/men can’t always control theirselves – so they (our daughters) need to dress appropriately as to not gain improper or unwanted  attention Continue reading “Uncomfortable: What Are We Saying to Our Daughters When We Tell Them to “Put some clothes on”?”

Uncomfortable: Parenting | My Mom the Superwoman – Holding Down the Fort while Dad Played Pilot

Behind every great man, is an even greater woman. And that Superwoman, is my Mom.
While my Dad was being a Professional Badass (see Uncomfortable: My Dad the Professional Badass – Growing up with a Lieutenant Colonel), my Mom was the one holding down the fort with two kids. And for any woman who has done this, you know it’s not always an easy task. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Parenting | My Mom the Superwoman – Holding Down the Fort while Dad Played Pilot”

Uncomfortable: My Dad the Professional Badass – Growing up with a Lieutenant Colonel

Growing up everyone was scared of my Dad. He was loud and macho and he would put the fear of God into you if he needed to. Talk about scaring your children (and their friends) straight. All that being said, he is one of the people in my life that I respect the most. And personally, I believe that a little “fear of Dad” is a good thing for kids – it was one heck of a motivator!  Continue reading “Uncomfortable: My Dad the Professional Badass – Growing up with a Lieutenant Colonel”

Uncomfortable: Wedding Season – Always the Bridesmaid Never the Bride

 

FL Bestie

Let me start by saying that I’m not looking for a proposal out of this blog. I am completely content in my relationship right now, and where we are at… That being said, I am a bridesmaid in two weddings this year. My best friend in Florida is getting married in November, and my best friend since high school is getting married in August… And then one of my childhood girlfriends is also getting married this year! CRAZINESS!! Three weddings in one year – talk about trying to break the bank ladies. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Wedding Season – Always the Bridesmaid Never the Bride”

Uncomfortable: Why is Being Honest so Hard?

Seriously though… Why is being honest so hard? Whether it is being honest with ourselves, our families, our friends, or our significant others… why is it sooo hard to just tell the bloody truth?? Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Why is Being Honest so Hard?”