Protect Your Kids from the Dark Side of the Internet with X3watch Back to School Sale

Did you know American homes have more internet-connected devices than they have people living in the home. It’s true! U.S. homes now have more than a half-billion devices connected to the internet, with 5.7 connected devices PER household. Did you know pornography makes up 37% of the total content on the internet? Scary isn’t it? And, did you know nearly 1/4 of all internet searches are for pornography related content? That’s a whopping 68 MILLION […] Read the Full Article »

Yes, I pitched my idea for a reality television show – Deadbeat Rehab

In late 2011, after watching a few episodes of some of the “hot” reality television shows, I had an idea pop in my head that I’ve always felt would be a big hit. I don’t know if it’s just me and my situation, but it seems the most popular shows have a villain, a victim, someone you love to hate, someone you love and a positive outcome. My idea has that and then some. In […] Read the Full Article »

K-12 Textbook Rental – How Much Do You Pay?

I’ve always heard that Indiana is one of three states that charge book rental. I’m not sure how true that is, but I do remember when Indiana was looking to bring in the Hoosier Lottery, it was supposed to offset some of those fees. Considering the prices of our schools books, I find it difficult to believe. So, rather than getting my feathers ruffled again – even when I don’t have kids in school anymore […] Read the Full Article »

Why Women Cry

A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?” “Because I’m a woman,” she told him. “I don’t understand,” he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, “And you never will.” Later the little boy asked his father, “Why does mommy cry for no reason?” “All women cry for no reason,” was all his dad could say. The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why women cry. Finally he […] Read the Full Article »

The Ghost of Many Father’s Day’s Past from a Mom in The Only Parent Club

Yesterday was Father’s Day. A day, that for the last 22 years, has taken on a very different meaning for me, and one I tend to struggle with. It is a day reserved to recognize those men who are actually active participants in the lives of their children. Men who know the value of the little lives they helped create. One young mother, who is in a very similar position to the one I was […] Read the Full Article »