The Ethical Aspects of Monster Repellent Systems

Have you ever told a tiny little white lie?  Is every single one of them wrong?  That is an ethical can of worms.  Jewish Torah permits the withholding of the truth if it will hurt others.  And if we’re honest with ourselves, are we that much different?  Those who declare they would never tell a … Continue reading The Ethical Aspects of Monster Repellent Systems

Take Your Condom Commercial and Shove It, Cartoon Network!

*Warning: Adult content. I have a behemoth bee in my bonnet! My 11-yr-old son came to me earlier this evening and said he thought he just saw an inappropriate commercial. So I walked into the living room, rewound the DVR recording of Star Wars Clone Wars, and beheld a TROJAN Ecstasy commercial with two teenage-type … Continue reading Take Your Condom Commercial and Shove It, Cartoon Network!

Dear Pooky: How Do I Keep My Little Ones Occupied While Homeschooling the Bigger Kids?

*Disclaimer:  Please realize much of this advice is meant to be “tongue in cheek,” not to provoke hate mail or death threats.  Hopefully, you can relate to having done some pretty crazy things as a parent and can have a good laugh at my expense. Yes, this advice is taken from my own actual parenting … Continue reading Dear Pooky: How Do I Keep My Little Ones Occupied While Homeschooling the Bigger Kids?

Pooky’s Advice Column: Unorthodox Advice from a Mother of 5

*Disclaimer:  Please realize this advice is meant to be “tongue in cheek,” not to provoke hate mail or death threats.  Hopefully, you can relate to having done some pretty crazy things as a parent and can have a good laugh at my expense. Yes, this advice is taken from my own actual parenting experience and … Continue reading Pooky’s Advice Column: Unorthodox Advice from a Mother of 5