I have never worked in retail, but most of my friends did so I've been subjected to the horror stories about the awful treatment they receive from customers, especially during Christmastime. The most wonderful time of the year doesn't always feel that way when you work in a store or when you're braving the crowds desperately trying to find last-minute gifts for your loved ones. While most customers try to be on their best behavior,
Parents have so many responsibilities, from daily tasks like feeding and sheltering their kids to making sure they feel loved and accepted.But one of the most overlooked jobs of any parent is to embarrass the ever-loving heck out of your kids any time you get the chance. It builds character, after all.This week, one mother from Maryland didn’t pass up a great chance to make her son cringe, and after the "embarrassing"
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Santa Claus? Most of us will automatically picture a big bellied-guy in a red and white suit with glasses, chubby cheeks, a large white bushy beard, and surrounded by reindeer. No matter where you're from or what name he's called, everyone can instantly recognize the most famous guy from the North Pole. Keith Allison/FlickrThe fictionalized version of jolly ol' Saint Nick has
Ever since becoming a mom seven years ago, pop superstar Pink has dealt with all sorts of criticism over her parenting style. The three-time Grammy winner has been a victim of online mom-shaming over and over again, but just like her stage persona, Pink, whose real name is Alecia Moore, isn't afraid to respond and speak her mind. "I’m much more mum than I am anything else. Absolutely 100%. They are my everything. It’
The country is reacting to frightening news out of Newtown, Connecticut on the anniversary of what was once the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.Police say children were dismissed from Sandy Hook Elementary School, and the building was evacuated today, December 14th, on the sixth anniversary of the shooting that killed 20 children and six staff members.The elementary school was demolished and rebuilt, following the 2012 shooting.Town of NetownPolice in Newtown
On Thursday, it was announced that Jessica Starr, long-time weatherperson on Detroit's Fox News morning show, had passed away after committing suicide.Her coworkers were shocked, the city was grieving, and all of us were asking why. How could a young, talented, mother of two be driven to suicide with no one realizing.As is so often the case, there were clues.It should be said that there's been no reason given for Starr's suicide.