Your Accent: What does it say about you?

Do you have an accent?  Or do other people THINK you do?  What does your accent really say about you? I was born and raised in a nice middle class neighborhood in Connecticut but have lived for the last 20 years south of the Mason Dixon line. No matter what my friends say, I do not have an accent.  People here in the south tell me that I pronounce some words oddly. Heaven forbid I ask for shots on my ice cream!  Am I the only one who calls those colorful little bits you sprinkle on ice cream shots?  After 6 years … [Read more...]

Potty Training Humor and Advice

Want to stay sane during potty training?  Only a mom could find amusement in potty training humor, right?  Let me give you some advice for this tricky phase of life: Enjoy it.  Remember every moment of it.  They will be teens before you know it! Potty Training Humor and Advice I have 2 kids who are both (thankfully!) well past potty training years.  I also taught a 2 year old preschool class for 4 years. Since everyone wants to potty train their child at the age of 2, I have a lot of experience with teaching young … [Read more...]