The Real Story Of Christmas

**Deep breath** Here goes. We don't do Jesus in our house. I grew up Christian-ish, went to Catholic school because it was the best private school we could afford (CA public schools are, um, ever so slightly under-funded), and grew up in a country where talking heads talk about the "war on Christmas" with all … Continue reading The Real Story Of Christmas

Kid Gifts for the Parent You Hate

I love giving gifts! No, seriously, I spend waaaaay too much of my free time stalking the internet for the perfect gift for people on my list (note: they're often not nearly as impressed by my gift-giving skills as I am). It's a way to show someone you love them, and pay attention to what … Continue reading Kid Gifts for the Parent You Hate