TV…What is it good for?!?

It’s well known that once you become a parent that you also begin to watch more cartoons than you did prior to children. Or at least you now watch cartoons that are more child friendly. Maybe, who knows?

My point is, cartoons.

While watching Loud House, Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, etc. I’ve noticed a theme. They all teach lessons.

Be a good person.

Be truthful.

Share with others.

Learn to see things from a different perspective.

Forgive people.

Accept people.

The lists goes on and on. Great lessons taught in a simple way. Which got me thinking…at what point does that change? Continue reading “TV…What is it good for?!?”


Who Depression Affects.



The person with the disease suffers. The partner suffers. The family suffers.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than 350 million people worldwide suffer from some form of depression. It is estimated that 16 million adults had a least one major episode in 2012 in the US. 6.9% of the population. Despite these numbers, depression is still a taboo disease. It is one that makes people feel helpless. That feeling is exacerbated by the attitude of our society. Continue reading “Who Depression Affects.”

#FatShaming #ILoveTheSkinImIn

Why is there so much pressure on the female members of society to have unrealistic body types? Why is it ok to judge someone based on their pant size?

To some of you I might just seem like I’m rambling and maybe I am but these questions are always bouncing around in my head. I have personal experience in being made to feel like I’m not good enough because of the size of my thighs! My own father told me at the age of 13 that I should probably stop eating black olives if I wanted to keep my thighs the size they were then….I was so hurt. I called my mom and she ripped him a new one. He has never said anything like that again but to this day at the age of 33 I am always self-conscious around him because my health issues have made me larger than what he made me feel was acceptable.  Continue reading “#FatShaming #ILoveTheSkinImIn”