Oversexualized Children’s Characters: Is Disney Representing the LGBT Community to children too Early or is it a way of Normalizing the Culture?


Disney’s over-sexualized characters have been a sensitive topic – one that continues to ruffle some feathers. But  what is a good blog piece without ruffling some feathers or that doesn’t talk about controversy? My son A.J and I watch Andi Mack every Friday night; it’s absolute bonding time for us. We eat Cheese Its and chips. We bring blankets and pillows, the whole nine yards! … Continue reading Oversexualized Children’s Characters: Is Disney Representing the LGBT Community to children too Early or is it a way of Normalizing the Culture?

Should Your Child Be Vaccinated?


To moms who are hesitant to vaccinate their children against the measles, mumps and rubella, trust me when I tell you, I’m also guilty of having the same doubts. Growing up, we relied on natural remedies–the thought of injecting your child with a harmful substance is scary. I also tuned into parent discussions and followed the latest news on the topic, so I’m fully aware of findings that show links to autism … Continue reading Should Your Child Be Vaccinated?

The Balancing Game


While stepping out in my backyard yesterday, I noticed one thing. It was quiet. I mean there was no other noise besides the trees swaying and the sound of a few cars driving by from holiday traveling. The moment reminded me of one of my grandmother’s “southern gal” expressions that always brought me to tears of laughter. “It’s quieter than a mouse pissing on cotton,” she would say. Continue reading The Balancing Game