Category: June Cleaver

Helicopter Parenting Gone Wrong

Helicopter Parenting Gone Wrong! Watch Michelle's life unfold in this devastating tale of bad helicopter parenting. She just doesn't even overparent right.

Top story of the morning! Despite Michelle’s attempts at helicopter parenting, Annabelle has officially learned how to tie her shoes. The laziness that free range parenting offers is not only an enticing temptation to an old, tired soul like Michelle,…

How We Unlearn the Truth as we Grow Up

I remember that age when I discovered I actually didn't know everything, and now I'm reaching an age where I realized I knew more as a child than I ever will as an adult. It's as if we unlearn the spirit as we grow up.

In my youth, I thought I had all the answers. Then I learned as I grew that I knew nothing. I’m now hitting the age where I realize I knew better as a child than I ever did as an…

Animals Side with Gorilla and Bully Parents

I don’t know what’s more sad. The endangered species losing a potential breeder to keep their species alive or that compassion and empathy, 2 things that keep humans above gorillas on the food chain, is becoming endangered in the human…

A Letter to My Children When they are Teens and I’m probably Dead

I was driving today passed a church, and the sign asked something like, “If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, would you live differently today?” My first response was inappropriate, but as my brain drifted, I was thinking…

I Write to Spite (and sometimes smite)

Sometimes,I wonder about my writing, but I keep on and on because it’s the best fuck-you I got. Fuck You Dirty Dishes I did not just spend all those years in college to be a house bitch. I have real skills that…

If I could go back in time, I’d do it all over again. Literally.

Marty McFly and Doc Brown’s DeLorean are giving me a ride, and we’re traveling to the date of December 15, 2007. They are dropping me off on their way to see Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony’s first performance, something I would love…

Disappointment with a Side of Hope: Dinner for One

Driving down the road in the dark, I look in my side mirror at the car behind me. Keep driving, look again. He’s following pretty close. I wonder if he’s a cop. Keep driving. Look again. That has to be…

DIY Butter, Photo Candles, and Painted Wine Glasses

DIY Butter, photo candles and painted wine glasses

I’m combining some days of the #12DaysofBlogmas. I’ll also be providing snippets of my book The Underachiever’s Guide to Perfect Holidays: over 300 pages of underachieving recipes and crafts priced at $2.99. Day 1: Holiday Bucket List — My Holiday Bucket…

Disinfecting for the Underachiever

Disinfecting for the Underachiever. A short guide to disinfecting everything enough.

#12DaysofBlogmas Health Tips Day 1: Holiday Bucket List — My Holiday Bucket List and for Bloggers Day 2: Printable — Printable Cards and Adult Coloring, chocolate bar wrappers, and more. Day 3: Gift Ideas — Ebook Gift Guide Day 4: Gift Ideas…

How To Kill The Stomach Flu from Hell

How to Kill the Stomach Flu. Tips to making sure that nobody catches it a second time, and maybe reduce it spreading to other family members.

One year, we got the stomach flu. It was an awful flu with a day of food poisoning level vomiting, a day of sporadic vomiting, and 3 days of the shits. With 3 kids and a husband, we all caught…