A horrible, cringey Call of the Day from Dr Laura’s show was shared with me on Twitter. Like jaw-droppingly horrible. Like you want to wash your ears out with a Brillo pad horrible.
Dr Laura is the opposite of kind.
I remember hearing about Dr Laura Schlessinger decades ago, but I wasn’t aware she’s still a thing. Really?? People still get assvice from her?
She’s a twit. But not just a harmless, silly twit, but a clever, intentionally mean twit. Why am I using this word? It’s not one I can recall ever using before. It’s unkind and demeaning.
Therapy Through Insults & Interruptions
Here’s why I’m using it on Dr Laura. Because SHE used it 8 times on her Caller of the Day.
8 times in a 5 minute call. Continue reading Dr Laura is a Hypocrite. And a Twit.
When it comes to adoption, I tend to go by feel and Dawn Davenport prefers to go by data. *
Creating A Family, a rich resource for those impacted by infertility and those interested in adoption and other family-building methods. Its Facebook community is cross-triad, which means the group tends to keep itself in check more intentionally than groups made up of only adoptive parents or only first parents or only adoptees.
I was thrilled, then, to have the chance to
talk with Dawn during a recent podcast/radio show. Regarding open adoption myths, I just know in my gut what is and isn’t true, and she knows by staying on top of research. Continue reading The Many Myths of Open Adoption
Where have I been? I reached the milestone of writing in this space for
12 years and then dropped off the face of the blog. Wanna know what happened?
Good Bye Classroom
With many tears, I said goodbye to
my school and my students in May. I put in notice that I wouldn’t return in the fall as their social studies teacher.
Seems I can’t disconnect completely. I’ve let my principal know I’m available as a substitute teacher on occasion. I hope she takes me up on it.
So what am I going to do instead?
Advocating for Family to Family Support Network with Founder Rebecca Vahle and patron former Senator Mary Landrieu (LA) Continue reading New Season