Category Archives for Not Making This Up

Melissa Henson: CBS’s Insipid, Vulgar “Friends with Better Lives”

For the network that airs Two and a Half Men, the bar was already pretty low for insipid and needlessly … Continue reading

10. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Lori: Y’all gotta read this

I can probably tell where you’re from by whether you say “you guys” or “y’all.” Do you call it pick-AHN … Continue reading

18. June 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Mary: Game On, Abercrombie

  68 yr-old Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries infuriated potential consumers when his 2006 quotes from Salon in response to … Continue reading

13. May 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Economy, Fashion, Media, Not Making This Up, Sex, Values, Women, Young Adults | 1 comment

Carol: ISO “Sexy Farmgirls”?!!!

The accompanying image is a proposed new cover for a three-volume set of LM Montgomery’s beloved “Anne of Green Gables” … Continue reading

11. February 2013 by Carol Liebau
Categories: American Teens, Family, Feminism, Media, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Values, Women | Leave a comment

Mary: Bonus: Moms Live Longer

  A recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health states that “mortality is higher among the childless.” … Continue reading

10. January 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: Family, Manners, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Values, Women | Leave a comment

Lori: Roll over Rudolph, you’ve been upstaged

We recently carted three of the grandchildren to a library Christmas program billed as one of Santa’s elves bringing animals … Continue reading

10. December 2012 by Lori Borgman
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Marybeth: Unmusical pro-Obama ditty is seriously laughable

About the new video from a group that calls itself the Future Children Project, which promotes its pro-Obama message in … Continue reading

31. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Not Making This Up, Obama, PC Values, Politics, Romney | 1 comment

Lynn: The Mitt Romney We Should All Know About

I really do have a life beyond the rehashing of political headlines. And as soon as the election is over, … Continue reading

28. October 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Dear Mr. President, Economy, Faith, Family, Marriage, Media, Not Making This Up, Obama, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Religion, Romney, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Teens protest for their right to dance dirty

It’s more than just election season. It’s not just autumn. It’s not only the countdown to Halloween (and by Halloween, … Continue reading

16. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Sex | 13 comments

Stacy: Race based educational standards, the purview of cowards

Upon hearing that Florida has followed the lead of the District of Columbia in setting new educational goals for student … Continue reading

15. October 2012 by Stacy Washington
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Lynn: Scary Poll Unmasked

There have been many conflicting polls out there and various tea-leaf readings about who is going be our next President.  … Continue reading

15. October 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: Not Making This Up, Obama, Politics, Romney | Leave a comment

Stacy: Why I’m a Conservative

There are tons of great videos out there from people of every stripe, discussing politics by reasoning and advocating for … Continue reading

12. October 2012 by Stacy Washington
Categories: Education, Not Making This Up | 2 comments

Marybeth: ADHD meds to treat…poor academic performance?

Well, it was bound to come to this: Doctor’s now admitting that they’re prescribing Adderall not for the treatment of … Continue reading

11. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Common Sense, Education, Healthcare, Medicine, Not Making This Up, Parenting | Leave a comment

Marybeth: “Mom voice” scares black bear

The latest viral YouTube video proves what we moms have always known: “Mom voice” speaks volumes. Check out the bear’s … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Media, Not Making This Up | Tags: , | 1 comment

Stacy: Same sex marriage opens possibility of more than two parents?

In our socially progressive, anything-goes-as-long-as-your-feelings-don’t-get-hurt, post-modern America, it should come as no shock that some child is faced in the unenviable … Continue reading

19. September 2012 by Stacy Washington
Categories: Not Making This Up, Parenting, Politics, Sex | 1 comment

Stacy: On why PB&J sandwiches are racist (BTW, they’re not)

Equalizing student achievement for socio economically disadvantaged and minority students is a constant focus of public schools, even more so … Continue reading

13. September 2012 by Stacy Washington
Categories: Education, Food, Not Making This Up | Tags: , | Leave a comment

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