Non-food items I have put in my mouth and what you can do to stop your kid from doing it

Non-food items I have put in my mouth and what you can do to stop your kid from doing it

By Carrie Eckles I’m not a parent, yet I always find myself giving out—I won’t say “advice”, because it’s not so much that, but—helpful hints about dealing with children. The reason for this has nothing to do with the fact that I was always the third parent in my family, if not the parent of […]

Women In Music: Badass Female Drummers

Women In Music: Badass Female Drummers

By Anise Smith I am a huge fan of music of all genres, old school R&B, classic rock, alternative and more. If it’s good music, I love it! I grew up in an era when music was changing and a lot was changing in my life. I was raised in a tougher part of Philadelphia […]

Wake Up And Smell The GMOs

Wake Up And Smell The GMOs

By Tracy Madlener I am angry.  I can’t believe that I live in a country where the food I buy and give to my children is not trustworthy.  I am astounded that there are well known businesses in America that are using the citizens who live here in this country as their lab rats.  I […]

Asteroids, Meteors and Fireballs! What would you do if it happened to you?

Asteroids, Meteors and Fireballs! What would you do if it happened to you?

By Carrie Eckles February 15, 2013 was an interesting day astronomically speaking. For some people, it was absolutely terrifying. The day began with a meteor that wreaked havoc in the Chelyabinsk area of Russia’s Ural Mountains. Later on that day, planet Earth was treated to an extremely close (by cosmic standards) flyby of an asteroid. […]

The War on Bullying Starts With Bullying Adults That Spawned Bullying Children

The War on Bullying Starts With Bullying Adults That Spawned Bullying Children

By Anise Smith I read a post today about bullying and how SCHOOLS need to do a better job with addressing this issue and come up with different strategies because the strategies that are now in place are not working. Oh wow, really? Well imagine that? It’s not working because we are on the wrong […]

Love Is Each Day – Not Just Valentine’s Day

Love Is Each Day – Not Just Valentine’s Day

By Barbara Farina I have to say I do not really like Valentine’s Day. I’m not exactly it’s biggest fan. But before you judge let me tell you why.   Yes indeed, I am against celebrating the day of love. I do not like it, but that does not mean that I am against love […]

Valentine Tips for Keeping Things Spicie

Valentine Tips for Keeping Things Spicie

By: Caffeinated OC Mommy (Guest Columnist) My goodness… I’m in new surroundings here… how FABulous!  I even put on a brand new “Spicie” shade of lipstick just for the occasion!  What?  Ohh why yes of course, where have my manners gone… Hellooooo my Darling Friend… fancy meeting you here!  Come make yourself comfy, I’ve got […]

Couples Share Their Secret To Relationship Success

Couples Share Their Secret To Relationship Success

By Knikkolette Church It’s February again.  When I think of February I think of Valentines and when I think of Valentines I think of couples and love.  What makes a relationship work? Is it so much different for new couples than more established couples or is there one common secret that holds everything together? I […]

Romantic Escapes To Spicie Up Your Relationship

Romantic Escapes To Spicie Up Your Relationship

By Heather Jabusch Here we are with Valentine’s Day fast approaching…. do you have plans?  Are you dreaming of a romantic getaway or having a quiet evening at home?  In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, let’s check out some last minute romantic escapes. You may not be able to get to these exact places last […]

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

By Alicia Taylor It’s the big day of the year that makes all the lover’s hearts go thump.  Couples stare dreamily into each other’s eyes and swear undying forever devotion. My idea of a perfect Valentine’s evening is staying home with my man and playing some Xbox together.  Hey, it’s our thang.  However, I have […]