I’m a brand loyal Hellman’s mayonnaise fan. I spread it on my BLT’s, on my burgers, in my tuna salad, in my deviled eggs and yes, I even lick the spoon. In the video below (sponsored by Hellman’s), they feature some of my favorite chefs including Mario Batali (genius!) and Tim Love explaining the value [...]
Saw the above cartoon in the New Yorker last week and had to chuckle. But it got me thinking about what it says about our parenting society and values. I started asking myself questions…how many parents make parenting choices based solely on appearances or rather, how many parents give the illusion of their parenting ideology [...]
The ballots have been counted. The third largest school district in the country, Chicago Public Schools, has voted “yes” to authorizing a strike if the teacher’s union and the city can’t come to a consensus over benefits and pay. Stemming from budget cuts last year, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel took back a promised 4% pay increase [...]
Mark Zuckerberg, you’ve had a busy week. You got married, took Facebook public, took public scorn for your initial IPO letdown. But you’re still rich and you will continue to get richer, which is why you seem to have dismissed the whole user experience of Facebook. Now Yahoo! is trying to lure you away with [...]
Are the Chicago Blackhawks racist? How about the Kansas City Chiefs? According to the Oregon State Board of Education, the answer would likely be a resounding yes. They’ve been working for the past six years to pass a rule which bans the use of native American (or American Indian) mascots and logos at schools. So, [...]
Okay, so is this beautiful or disgusting? Great or offensive? Controversial or socially prudent? Also, that kid is only three?? Child lead weaning must create super-giganto kids. Is it just us, or does that kid look like a line backer in the 3rd grade? Lastly, why do mothers think they have to go to “extremes” [...]
Recently, a high school student in Redwood City, California was caught cheating on a homework assignment in one of his sophomore classes. The behavior lead to a disciplinary action his father believes could cost him his future. Along with three other students the unidentified teen was demoted and placed in a lower level English class [...]
The latest round of the current stay-at-home-mom vs. working mother debate has been refueled. The latest mom choice scrutiny can be attributed to Hilary Rosen, a Democratic political analyst at CNN. Last week, Rosen said that Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann Romney, has “never worked a day in her life.” The comment left pundits on the [...]
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