All posts tagged: time

Keep Saying the “F” Word

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Actively Advocating / General Musings / In the Media / Pet Peeves

TIME Magazine is offering their fourth annual “worst word” poll, asking readers to vote for the word or phrase which they are soooo tired of hearing.┬áIncluded on the list are some words that I would vote for in a second–like “obvi” and “sorry not sorry,” as well as some I still use without shame and a few I’ve never even heard of (guess I’m out of touch). One word on the list, however, is shocking, […]

Why We’re Not Like Everyone Else, Part 1: Family Values

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Bad Habits / Child's Play / Eco-Suave / Family Ties / General Musings / Holidays/Holy-days / Living in Koinonia / Parenting Skills and Spills / Simple Living

It can be tough not being like everyone else when you’re a kid. Some kids seem to easily embrace their difference, but most want to just blend in. I remember as a kid not having the brand name clothes that everyone was wearing–Keds shoes, Champion sweatshirts, etc. Money, or lack thereof, was the reason for that. We bought everything we could generic, and at the discount stores. We also didn’t have cable until I was […]