Being (and Raising) SHeroes in a Tech-Bro World

Being (and Raising) SHeroes in a Tech-Bro World

Why I Was So Pissed at the Google-Douche Manifesto Google recently came under fire for a misogynistic manifesto created by James Damore, a Google software engineer, who from here on out shall be called Google-Douche.  In it, he says that women are biologically incapable of programming and engineering at the same caliber as men.  He […]

Imposter Syndrome and my dream job

So What Is Your Dream Job?

How would I respond if someone asked me, right now, “What’s your dream job?”  Is Professional Sleeper a thing?  How about Certified Martini Tester?  What about Deputized Grammar Policewoman? Ok, so none of those jobs really exist.  (If they do, hit me up!  I’m here!)  Let’s get closer to reality.  If someone asked me what […]

Why I'm not ashamed my kids watch TV - And Science backs me up

Why I’m Not Ashamed My Kids Watch TV — And Science Backs Me Up

My kids watch TV.  My four-year-old daughter, Binnybeans, loves her PBS kids shows: Peg + Cat, Super Why, and even Sesame Street.  (Though she sometimes says she watches it for her one-year-old brother because Budgie loves Elmo.)  Sometimes we throw in a little Splash and Bubbles, Dinosaur Train, or Daniel Tiger, too.  She loves them. […]

How I used Shipt to get dinner on the table from Meijer

Getting Fed on a Fed Up Day

Yesterday sucked.  Top to bottom, the day was a beast.  Let’s start at the top, shall we?  Keep in mind that Budgie is getting his one-year molars and is absolutely miserable about the experience.  There was a constant ebb and flow of him crying, moaning, and generally fussing about his mouth.  If you had a […]

How to Make Custom Templates Using Only Microsoft Word

My last post talked about how to use a template for chalkboard art.  Well, how did I make that template?  Did I use fancy software to extract images or bend the letters?  Is template making something only professionals can do?  NOPE!  I’m going to show you how to make a template on Word.  Yep.  Using […]