My embarrassing trip to the chiropractor in Norway

If you’ve known me for any reasonable amount of time, you’re aware that embarrassing things often happen to me.

Some of them I’ve blogged about, like the Cub Cakes incident, others I haven’t, like accidentally farting in my chiropractor’s face. (Don’t judge, I’m sure I’m not the only one.)

Oh the shame...

Oh the shame…

Even though I’ve moved to Norway, I certainly don’t expect my luck to change, so thank God I don’t take myself too seriously. My latest faux pas has to do with my chiropractor, … Read more ...

New on Netflix: Dinosaurs + Trucks = DinoTrux

Looking for something different to watch with the kiddos this weekend? Netflix has a new original series that combines dinosaurs and trucks, a concept that I’m surprised I haven’t seen before.

It premiers today and features Ty Rux, a Tyrannosaurus Rex combined with an excavator, and his bestie named Revvit, who is of the Reptool species. Reptools and Scraptools are lizards combined with hand tools. So Ty Rux, Revvit and their new-found friends team together to construct solutions to problems or fight the ever-so-terrible D-Struct, … Read more ...

Ferguson One Year Later: What’s truly changed?

What were you doing this time last year? In Ferguson, Missouri a 279-pound, 18-year-old college student lay dead in the street. His black body had been shot at least six times and his death became a reawakening to what many black Americans have been saying for generations.

Police brutality is more prevalent in communities of color, and sometimes it’s deadly.

This old adage caught renewed life in the past year since Michael Brown was killed. I don’t know if it’s because technology has allowed us … Read more ...

Back to School With The Help of My Norwegian Madea

The first day of school is just around the corner for many of us, and while some parents are thrilled to be rid of their kids, many of us are nervous and scared.

Some of you remember dropping off your little one on the first day of school, only to walk away with red eyes and feeling slightly traumatized. I remember when Logan started kindergarten, I rubbed the back of a sobbing mom and was happy I didn’t feel as shellshocked.

I’d already been through … Read more ...