Elementary of Entitlement…

 I saw this little article floating around Facebook

The “Entitlement Generation”

and while reading, the quote below really stuck out:

“I won’t be held accountable at school because my parents will come and yell at the teacher for me.”
 
I really think this is where the entitlement starts for kids, other than at home obviously.
 
This is where kids first learn that they are always right even when they are wrong.
 
This is where they really figure out they can get away with anything and not face the repercussions out in the world, because rules and consequences don’t apply to them. Where they realize they actually can control & manipulate any situation. When they began to believe they are no longer the kid and are on the same level or above the adult.
 
Parent’s, you are doing your kid a big disservice by not backing up the school and your child’s teachers.
 
It’s one thing to get away with stuff at home with parents, but once a kid figures out they can do what they want at school with no regard for rules or authority and not have to answer for it, they began to live their life that way and grow up with that mentality. They apply that experience they’ve learned in school to the rest of their life, and the next thing you know, you have a 30 year old living at home in and out of jail that can’t hold a job because they don’t know how to respect their boss or take any personal responsibility. They have an entitlement complex. And it started with you, the parent,  in Kindergarten because you thought Mrs. Smith was too hard on little Johnny. 
 
To not back the school, is to teach your kids that they are above the system. That it doesn’t apply to them. That mama can always get them out of it.
 
In our home, the teacher is always right. We will listen to our children and let them tell their side and then we explain to them why we are holding them accountable, but we always back the teacher and the punishment.
 
Even when our kids are only kinda wrong or if we don’t agree with the punishment. We back the school. To not back them is to immediately take away your child’s respect for them.
 
I am probably the only mother in the world that got a call from the office when her kid was in Kindergarten, and when told that the punishment was a choice between swats or in school suspension, replied with…give them BOTH.  Even though, I didn’t think what they did was that bad or even wrong, but because I had previously told my kid the next time they went to the office for ANYTHING they would get both. In the end, it doesn’t really matter how my kid got to the office, what mattered was teaching them the weight of being there and following through with consequences,  AND showing your child you respect the discipline process and the adults & their decisions that landed that kid in the office. 
If you don’t respect the adults/teachers/principals/aides/lunch lady/ whoever, their decisions, their punishments, the rules, and the system as a whole…then your child won’t either.
It’s pretty much the same system in place as out in the real world. When you are a kid in school it’s made up of teachers, rules,  principals, the office, & in school suspension. When you are an adult it’s cops, laws, judges, a courtroom, & jail. Same system. Only the first is  more fair and understanding and meant to prevent use of the second. The first one is in place to love, guide, direct, & discipline your child. It deserves as much respect or more as the second that is only in place to keep order and punish. You don’t see mama’s up in a courtroom yelling at the judge telling them why the cop is wrong and their baby shouldn’t be sent to jail. As parents, you must teach and model for you kids respect for the school’s system so that they can also respect it and they don’t end up a part of society’s system.
Just this week, Daynie had to go to the office. She came home so upset saying she didn’t do it and still got in trouble. A little girl she was hanging out with went to two other girls and told them something ugly that involved a cuss word. Daynie did not walk over to those girls and say it, in fact, she stayed behind. The girls told on both Daynie and the girl that actually said it to them, and off to the office they went. In Daynie’s mind, she did the right thing. And in it’s simplicity, she did.
Now there was a lot more to this story regarding events that led up to the girl saying what she said and why these girls included Daynie when telling, but in the end the real issue at hand was did Daynie do it or not. No she didn’t. Then why did we as parents allow her to be punished for it? Because it’s a good lesson. We told Daynie that is the consequence for continuing to make decisions regarding friends that she constantly finds herself in trouble/drama/bad situations with and that will lie about her. Also, for standing by while her friend did something wrong. Daynie may not have actually walked over and said it to those girls, but she bears just as much responsibility for discussing it with the friend and being her audience while she did it. We used this as a teaching opportunity to make Daynie understand her responsibiliy and to explain to Daynie how to handle these situations. She should have said I want no part in it and walked off. She needs to learn at this young age that when you hang around with someone doing the wrong thing, whether you are doing it or not, you are now associated with it and can and will be blamed for it too. I’m glad she has the opportunity to learn this lesson in elementary with cuss words, rather than  later in life with something more serious like cheating, stealing, drugs, ect.
I’m sure you are thinking, well that’s the lesson WE taught her by allowing the unfair punishment to stand but it still doesn’t excuse the school for punishing her unfairly.
Stop right there.
Remember when I told you whenever our kids get into trouble at school, Danny and I always assume the teacher is right? That’s because this ain’t their first rodeo. They’ve seen it all and we trust them to handle these situations. They were there. We were not. And that’s the whole point.
Your kid comes home and tells you their version of events. Either they know they are wrong and want to spin it to seem like they weren’t, or they, from the perspective of a child, were right and want to convince you that.
So if it isn’t a cut & dry situation, where the child’s story and the teacher’s note or whatever and/or maybe the punishment just don’t align properly and we just really need to get to the bottom of something…we will call the teacher and ask for their version. Often, this helps us as parents when knowing the full story to better address it with our kids, especially to shut them down when they are trying to manipulate their version to get out of trouble. I will never just take my kid’s word for it when it comes to an adult. I will always investigate further and see what the adult says.
 I believed Daynie did not walk over and say that to the girls, but I didn’t believe she was completely innocent in the situation. I called and spoke with the vice principal that handled it. Although Daynie was telling the truth when she said she told the teacher she didn’t do it and got sent to the office and punished anyway, she was only telling a half truth. She did get sent to the office based on the fact that she supposedly said that to the girls, but she did not get punished for that. Her punishment, as explained by the vice principal, who listened to the whole story from the girls and made decisions based on that and years of experience, was for discussing and saying it within the conversation with her friend. The friend amitted in the office that Daynie did not walk over there and say it, so the principal knew that.   So Daynie was not being punished unfairly. She was punished for her part in it, just not the part she told us when telling her story.
As for Daynie initially being sent to the office based on something the girls said she did. That’s just the way it is. Danny and I were not upset about  her getting sent to the office for that. That teacher has a class and a lot more to deal with then petty girl drama. That teacher doesn’t have time to go into he said/ she said with a bunch of 10 year old girls and try to dissect all their stories….she just needed to send them to the office to let them handle it. Once at the office, the vice principal went into depth and figured out the truth and disciplined accordingly.
The issue at hand that bothered both Danny and I enough that I felt I needed to address it was not that Daynie was sent to the office based on something she didn’t do, but the fact that when questioned by the teacher about whether she did it or not, when Daynie said no, the teacher would just ask her again and again until Daynie finally said yes. Daynie’s words to me were…”Mom she wouldn’t take no for an answer. My only way out was to say I did it. If I didn’t then she also would have wrote lying down and I would have gotten in worse trouble.” Basically in the mind of a 10 year old, the teacher already believed she did it, so Daynie didn’t want to be branded as a liar too and thought that just admitting it would render a less severe punishment.
Danny and I both drilled into Daynie that she better NEVER under any circumstances admit to anything she didn’t do. Period. If no one believes her or the adult won’t listen, and she honest to God did not do it, then she needs to demand they call her mom and dad immediately so that we can come up there and figure it all out together.
The reason this angered us is not because we don’t want our child getting into trouble for something she didn’t do, although that too, but because we don’t want her to rationalize that it is acceptable admitting to something you didn’t do because you think you will get in less trouble. Like I said….today it’s cuss words….tomorrow it could be stealing or drugs.
We also don’t want her to think that admitting to something she didn’t do is her only option against an adult that has already made up their mind. So let me just end this part by saying, I did call and talk to the teacher about it. I did not go into the convo being accusatory and telling her she was wrong. I asked for her version of events, as I always do first, then I told her Daynie’s version. She agreed she didn’t know a lot of it when making the decision to send the girls to the office. I told her that was not my issue, she absolutely should have sent the girls and let the principal handle it. I voiced my concern about her asking Daynie over and over until she admitted it. The teacher said she did do that and really didn’t think that much about it at the time but looking back she can see my issue.
Ya’ll…these teacher’s aren’t perfect either. They are doing their best and dealing with a whole lot more than just your kid. I appreciated her recognizing and understanding my concern, but the purpose of my call was not to tell her what she did wrong or to put her in her place, it was to make sure that it did in fact happen the way Daynie said it did. My main issue wasn’t the teacher questioning Daynie in that way, as much as Daynie giving in and admitting to something she didn’t do.
 
I know that some parent’s sitting here reading this are thinking only about the “bad kids” and office visits, but folks, this applies to the small stuff too. There’s so many ways this can apply to you and your ‘good’ kid too. 
 
A few weeks ago Daynie was looking at Garridon’s spelling test and said  Garridon spelled the words right but the teacher counted them wrong because his handwriting was so bad that they were hardly legible. He should have actually made a 100. Now, I was driving so I didn’t actually check the words myself, but if Daynie said they were right then I’m sure they were. Both of my kids started that….”see that’s not fair” blah blah blah blah.
 
And I know quite a few silly moms would march their tails right up to that school and put that teacher on blast because they so wrongfully held bad hand writing against their kid when their kid was really right and handwriting shouldn’t count against them and doesn’t really matter because the answers were right. And that mom would have looked just like my 8 and 10 year olds whining in the backseat “that’s not fair”.
 
Well guess what…life’s not fair. And it does matter. Every bit of that whole situation matters. Parent’s who don’t allow kids to experience “life’s not fair” now, have a child who get’s a big old slap in the face by reality later. When life’s not fair there is usually a hidden lesson involved that makes you a better person in the end. But guess what…in this instance…it really was fair. The teacher’s decide on their tests what constitutes a correct answer. His teacher had every right to count those wrong. 
 
I simply told my kids…oh well…that’s just the way it is… I guess if Garridon wants it to be counted right then next time he will write more clearly. And guess what…the next few spelling test that came home were back to his usual 102’s & his handwriting was almost perfect.
That kid learned a lot of valuable lessons from that simple situation that he will carry through his whole life. I’m thankful that he had a teacher that cared enough to teach it to him and thankful that I had enough good sense to shut up & allow her to.

Teen Mom OG…

Well well well….

My favorite guilty pleasure is back!

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These are the girls that spun my reality show addiction into a full fledged obsession!

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I was giddy as I set my DVR to snag the Getting to Know specials.

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So let’s talk a bit about it…

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First…Amber…

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First things first…thank the lort she got rid of those atrocious eye lashes & overall ghetto girlfriend style she sported in Teen Mom…but dang she forgot about the nails.

She used to be ranked right next to Jenelle for me. I cringed during her parts and blew up my Bookface news feed with statuses blasting the crazy psycho.  And now…

Well…as I said in the Being Amber special post… prison did wonders on Amber. I love that she chose to go and I love that she came out a totally different person. Amber is now tolerable on the show. I’m excited to see what she is up to in the new season. She has an amazing story to use for some good and help people….let’s see if she does.

I did cringe a bit during the scene when she flipped on her mom…but honestly…we don’t know that background there and I’m sure MTV did some fancy editing for dramatic effect. Obviously.

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Although…sometimes I do wish she could regress back to her drug induced boyfriend battery for a minute to put that douche Gary in his place.

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Now..Catelynn..

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OMG…what’s not to love?!? Her & Tyler have stayed strong as the cute mature little couple that America loves!

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Even when revisiting  Catelynn’s mom’s verbal & emotional abuse from past seasons…Catelynn & Tyler address her & her actions with love & forgiveness.

It was an emotional episode for sure. But these two handled it well.

Those TWO…..can they get anymore awesome?

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Just wait…they totally can….

 

LOVE it Catelynn!!!

Which brings me to Maci…

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Does the girl age?!? She looks exactly the same as she did in 16 & Pregnant!

I love Maci. Like LOVE her. I think she’s a strong, positive role model. She is a GREAT mom & her choice to not have her kid on the same show as a porn star reflects that.

The only thing that I’m a little iffy on when it comes to Maci…is those darn ear things! WTH?!

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And to the shock of no one….Ryan is an even bigger douche as displayed in this heartbreaking scene:

 

 

You can see the pain on Maci’s face as she watches it. GOOD MOM.

And last but CERTAINLY LEAST….the whack job Farrah…

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I can’t stand her, don’t like her, wish I could slap her. Just like in the Being Farrah special… I could barely sit through her episode.

Her parents can not even speak without her flipping out and making them out to be villains.

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At one point…her dad tried to pay her a compliment and Farrah was a huge B to him before he could even get the words out!  This clearly demonstrates her need for it to be ALL ABOUT HER.

 

 

And then….there’s the elephant in the room always….her porn that’s not a porn but really is…

 

 

This is where MTV has MESSED UP. This show is geared toward TEEN GIRLS and making better choices. With Farrah on the show there is constant references to her pornos, sex toy line, plastic surgeries, dogging her own looks, bad parenting, & disrespectful behavior.

This clip clearly shows how sad it is & what a poor parent Farrah represents…

Not cool MTV. If you want to showcase  Farrah…give her her own show & call it WHACK JOB.

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Get it?! Whack Job…as in her crazy AND her messed up plastic surgery?! hahahaha…sometimes I crack myself up.

No Farrah. No.

How does this girl even still have custody of that poor child?!

So basically…Farrah’s  Getting to Know episode was the same as her Being Farrah episode which hasn’t changed much from her Teen Mom & 16 and Pregnant days.

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I’m so aggravated that MTV would welcome that crazy B back that I started a petition to get rid of her!

Sign here: https://www.change.org/p/mtv-kick-farrah-off-of-teen-mom 

50 Shades…

So last night I saw the long awaited 50 Shades of Grey movie.

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And I loved it.

It was better than I thought it would be. I just knew they would butcher the movie like most movie’s made from books that they try to reenact on the big screen. Surprisingly, they followed the book pretty closely. Close enough that I really didn’t catch anything that they changed and felt like it was coming right from the book.

The casting could have been better…but of course…a movie actors will never live up to the book’s characters you have built up in your head.

I wasn’t sure about Dakota Johnson as Ana at first….but I ended up liking her in the part. Although…the whole movie I kept thinking…does she brush her hair? She needs to change clothes she’s been wearing them too long. She hasn’t bathed in days. Eww…don’t those shoes make her feet stink? Can he smell her? Also…does she NEVER wear a bra?Obviously, I’m an over critical thinker and the logistics of things were irritating me. But to be fair, they totally did in the book too.

Now for Christian….Jamie Dornan didn’t really do it for me. At times he looked hot…but he just didn’t portray the part in it’s entirety to me. Sometimes he seemed too young & teenager-ish. Other times…he just wasn’t dominate enough.

The sex….it was just eh. It wasn’t near as hot & steamy as I was expecting & they barely touched on the erotica part. They mostly showed him tying a bunch of damn knots! #boyscout

 

All I could think about during the movie was…damn Christian must’ve been a Boy Scout because… #allthoseknots

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Also…they showed her boobs too much. I get it…it’s pretty much all they can get away with showing. But hello….this movie was made for women…cater to us a little bit more. We have boobs. We’re not interested in seeing how hot SHE is (well not all of us) We want to see more of HIS yummy hotness.

So that’s it…I loved it & can’t wait until the next one!

PS…After seeing waaayyyy too many 50 shades bashing posts…I finally had to add my 2 cents in on FB:

I personally liked the movie & the books (even though they were a grammatical & literary nightmare). I think it’s all in how you choose to view them and what you choose to take away from it. I never saw Christian as sick or abusive. I saw him as troubled. He was someone who was abused and therefore grew up with a skewed view of himself and love. The story is about Ana & Christian’s connection and how she saves him from himself. She shows him how to love and be loved. She also helps him find a healthy balance in his sexual experiences by the end of the 3rd book. Ana was a very strong character. She is very vocal about right & wrong and what she would & wouldn’t put up with. I love the story that this book/movie tells. People are flawed & not everything is black & white. But in love, anyone can change. With all that being said…we must remember..this is FICTION. This was written purely for entertainment with millions of women’s fantasies in mind. Women love to think they can change men. Most of the things in the book & movie are for pure entertainment value. They are filled with mature adult content & only mature adults should be viewing them. And again…this genre isn’t for everyone. It doesn’t mean anyone else is right or wrong for seeing it or even enjoying it or the movie is right or wrong. (Unless, you take the whole religious route…then yes..valid argument, that can also be applied to 99% of entertainment and life experiences) My point is…50 Shades is just like anything in this life…everyone will walk away with something different. I choose to walk away with the story of love that saved a broken man from himself. Annnd the fantasies I got to live out through Ana 😉

Here’s a good article regarding it:

Five of Christian Grey’s 50 Shades We Should Be Discussing (Instead of Sex and Bondage)

I’m just ganna go ahead & leave this little slice of perfection right here too:

50 Shades of Blah (a man’s perspective) 

because #ALLOFIT.

Hilarious. Spot on. & #1!!!

Ah yes!

Except…my question is…where is OUR media coverage? When the petition against the Duggars began and had under 10,000 signatures, it was all over the media. AND NOW…a counter petition has OVER 180,000 in half the time  ( https://www.lifesitenews.com/petitions/defend-the-duggar-family ) while the other only has 160,000.

Why is it not all over the news that the people have responded and have surpassed the other petition?

I at least expected Fox News to pick it up.

 

Because, of course…

I don’t talk too terribly much about my very very conservative values on my blog.

But today, I am.

I’m pretty much at my limit with the “no tolerance for Christians” that is the norm now. Everywhere you turn…whenever a Christian stands up for their values and beliefs they are attacked.

As LGBTQ, liberals, ect fight for their “rights”, ours are being stripped from us. We are no longer allowed the right to our own values, beliefs, and religion because they have deemed it wrong. They have labeled  it as “hate” & “intolerance” when in reality, that is what we are receiving from them.

So of course, when the Duggars dare passively-aggressively stand by their beliefs that a marriage is between a man and a woman and delete photos of gay couples from THEIR Facebook page….it put a big ol BULLS EYE on them. And now…they are under attack.

It started when the Duggars responded to their kissing controversy by…issuing a kissing challenge on their Facebook page:

” God designed marriage to be a loving, dynamic relationship between a husband and wife for a lifetime. God loves marriage and it is supposed to be full of love, joy, fun and romance. Marriage is where romance belongs! Recently, Ben & Jessa received some criticism for posting a kissing picture. We are so grateful they waited to share their first kiss until after marriage. We’ve been married 30 years and are still in love! We had fun trying to duplicate Ben and Jessa’s happily married kissing picture. We challenge all married couples to take a happily married picture and post it here:”

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And then of course….John Becker, of LGBT blog The Bilerico Project, posted a photo of him kissing his husband, along with a message about marriage equality and seemed shocked when the extremely, openly conservative Baptist family removed the photo from THEIR Facebook page.

John Becker knew the firestorm he was trying to create from the second he posted that photo. He absolutely knew how they would respond. The Duggars were TARGETED to be an easy kill in the name of tolerance. 

And this is how the Duggars responded on their Facebook page:

“Luke 6:27 “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” This is such a sweet scripture that we hold dear. We will always stand for truth and the values we hold dear without compromise but we will do so in love and kindness–treating others well even if we don’t agree with them and we will do so without hateful words. This verse is a reminder of how we must always carry ourselves. Precious words from Jesus.”

Everything I’ve witnessed from the Duggars since they have gained fame has been done in love and kindness.

The Duggars put it very well in another post on their Facebook:

“We love these wise words from Rick Warren:
“Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. Second is that to love someone means that you must agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.”

And so now…

A petition on Change.org launched by Jim Wissick of San Jose, California, clams that : “The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate, and fear-mongering against gays and transgendered people,”

What?!?!?!

His bases is from a robo call Michelle made to residents of her community:

“Hello, this is Michelle Duggar. I’m calling to inform you of some shocking news that would affect the safety of Northwest Arkansas women and children.”

“The Fayetteville City Council is voting on an ordinance this Tuesday night that would allow men – yes I said men – to use womens and girls restrooms, locker rooms, showers, sleeping areas and other areas that are designated for females only. I don’t believe the citizens of Fayetteville would want males with past child predator convictions that claim they are female to have a legal right to enter private areas that are reserved for women and girls. ”

Well…I’m from Texas and we are having the same ignorant mess in Houston.

I AGREE with Michelle. I do not want a grown man allowed in the restroom with my 9 year old daughter  just because he “feels” like a woman.

It’s a slippery slope people! Where do we draw the line?!?!

She is absolutely on point when she says that this opens up a whole new angle for child molesters and rapists to prey on their victims!

The Duggars have never hidden their beliefs from the moment they began their show on TLC. They are entitled to their beliefs and to promote them!

Why should they lose their show just because a group of people disagree with them? If we removed every single show because someone didn’t like something in it….there would be NOTHING on television! What about the millions that LOVE their show and what they stand for?!? What about us?

I’m just so over everyone getting tolerance and rights to their beliefs but Christians.

When I saw that petition it made my blood boil. All night I stewed.

So today…I choose the same passive aggressive path as the Duggars….I started OUR own petition. I stand with the Duggars and our right to freedom of speech!

Go sign and share!

Let’s push back against the intolerance against Christians and stand up for our rights!

Let’s show TLC that there are JUST as many and more AMERICANS that agree with the Duggars who enjoy them and their values on our TV screens!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN!!

https://www.change.org/p/america-and-tlc-stand-up-for-our-freedom-of-speech-and-support-the-duggars?utm_source=guides&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=petition_created

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Thankful for friends that freak out…

So yesterday was one of those days.

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I woke up with a migraine.

And then my kids…oh my kids.

They are rotton little spoiled baby brats.

The minute they wake up they feel the need to come wake me up. So we can all be awake together.

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They are 7 and 9. Perfectly capable ages of grabbing some powdered donuts and turning on the Disney Channel.

But still…I got up and made sure they were fed…got their friend off that stayed the night…and then took all the meds I could get my hands on, told them to keep their little loud mouths shut, and went back to bed with an ice pack to sleep it off.

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5…4…3…2…1…

All the fighting…all the running (on the top floor above my room), all the yelling, all the tattling. All the everything except peace and effing quiet.

Finally, I give up and get up to make sure they did the 2 things I asked so that we may leave to go make the stupid stupid dumb Wal-Mart trip and go clean the offices at work.

Those little monsters. Despite repeated warnings that my head was killing me and I wasn’t in the mood….they just kept on and on and on and on and freakin on.

They wouldn’t do anything I asked. Kept on with the attitudes, whining, rolling of their dang eyes, interrupting me when I try to speak with their attitude and smart remarks straight off the Disney Channel, and ect, ect, ect.

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When I had both in my face pushing me past the point of no return…it happend…

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I went bat shit crazy on them.

Not just a little bat shit crazy either….a whole hell-of-a-lot bat shit crazy.

There may have been some cuss words. And jumping up and down.

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I went on and on and on.

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I had them both crying. Garridon actually backed away from me and ran to a corner to cry. Daynie actually stormed off without storming off.

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The best part of going nutso crazy on your kids…they are on their best behavior for a little while.

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The worst part…the mommy guilt.

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And that sets in for me pretty quick. I don’t let them know though. I’m going to ride that crazy train until the end of the track and get some use out of their good behavior after my meltdown.

What does all this have to do with my friends that freak out??!?

Everything..

As I was driving to Wal-Mart…aka HELL…I was going over in my mind my crazy little episode from earlier and feeling pretty horrible. And then..I thought about my friends and how I have witnessed  them freak out on their kids once or twice and I was suddenly flooded with thankfulness and peace.

It is important for me as a mom to know I’m not the only one that loses her shit at her kids. And it’s VERY important that my kids have witnessed these occasions and know that their friend’s moms lose their shit too.

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And so…all the kids and all the moms know that they don’t suck and the world hasn’t ended. Every kid pushes their mom to that point and every mom goes there. And when the air has cleared we are all still ok. Okay with each other and okay with ourselves. The love is still there. And then…we all try to be a little better next time.

I’m just incredibly thankful for friends that are REAL. They act normal around me and my kids so that we know that they are just like us. Relatable.

Unlike those fake Facebook mom’s that try to look perfect.

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You know the ones…it’s always rainbows & lollipops and positivity all the damn time.ecards1-636

That life ain’t real.

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Just like I say about marriage…the more you try to sell it on Facebook…the worse it is.

So as I’m in my mommy guilt moment…I can roll my eyes at those fake Facebook moms and be thankful that I have friends that are as real as me.

 

 

 

Oh Kim…

Everyone who is in the know, knows I’m all about those crazy Kardashians. Like the rest of the world, I am drawn to their show for a lot of reasons and also..no reason at all. I just like it okay.

Kim has never really been my favorite. Actually…she’s always rubbed me pretty wrong. Plus she shot to the top of my Chit List when she got with that douche bag Kanye. And then she had North and all of a sudden she was likable to me.

And when these two photos hit the internet the other night…I kinda liked her even more.

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They’re fun. They are classy as they can be when you’re greased up with your ass hanging out. I did stare for a really really long time because I really thought that the art of the picture was for everything to be distorted and over photo shopped. Exaggerated. Like that was the point.

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Yes…for sure a Dr. Suess vibe.

I wasn’t really shocked…I mean…her ass is kind of what she’s known for.

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While the world was abuzz with questions over the realness of Kim’s voluminous back end… my only question was… who the hell is PaperMag.com?

Pretty sure she accomplished exactly what she’s going for. EVERYONE was talking about it. Pretty dang smart though to trick the internets with a strategic ploy of releasing just the two images to send them in a frenzy for 24 hours thinking that’s the controversy to get their panties in a wad over…and then BAM! Hit ’em with the good stuff!

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Quite the genius, that Kim.

Did anyone actually read the article? Did he actually interview her in that interview?

I don’t know what everyone is so shocked about. I mean…it’s not like her goods aren’t already out there for anyone to google anyway. This is for sure her classiest R-Rated move.

Plus…she already did something similar in 2010:

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Kuddos to her for having the same banging hot bod post baby.

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I know that people get all freaked out about naked ladies and exploitation of women…

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but I think the human body is a beautiful act of God.

I would rather see a beautiful, classy photoshoot the way Kim does it…than see the way Miley exploits the female body:

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Yikes.

So…internets…get over yourself and embrace the beauty that is Kim Kardashian.

Also…you can’t deny that she provided us with plenty of awesome  material to work with!!

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Thanks Kim!

#BreaktheInternet

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Whaaaa?!?!….

It’s a sad day for my reality show addiction.

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How could this happen? I was pretty shocked when I heard that Hank cheated on Kendra.

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And I pretty much didn’t believe it when I heard it was with…whatever this is…

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Yuck.

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I mean REALLLLLY?!?! Hank?

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And then your dumb ass confirmed it and that you were lying by leaving the voicemail. Ummm…he/she told on you that you cheated with it…you thought it wouldn’t bust you out for leaving that voicemail? Hello…are you new to Hollywood?

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For a hot minute it looked like Kendra was pulling a Tori & sticking by her cheating man.

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But now…DISH NATION is reporting that she has finally dumped him.

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Good for you Kendra! Bad for reality show loving American’s who still aren’t over Nick & Jessica.

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And bad for all of us that think Hank & Kendra make the most gorgeous little mixed babies on the planet!

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The reality show curse strikes again!

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Speaking of the reality show curse…I found this little gem of an entry when I signed into my old BookFace awhile back….I wonder how many more couple we can add to the list since 2009! Unfortunately…I know of at least one more 🙁  Boo..Hank & Kendra. Boo. Are Sharon & Ozzy still together? It’s a bit funny to see how old this post was by the shows I watched. LOL…ASHLEE SIMPSON??? HAHAHAHAHA!

I guess you could say Facebook notes was kinda like my “blog” back in the day…

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June 19, 2009 at 3:51pm

The Reality Show Curse
I am SO very upset by the split of Jon & Kate. I loved their show b/c they were so real. They didn’t sugar coat it for the cameras. But I guess…it really still is so real. Because divorce seems to be the norm. these days. I’m not even sure why divorce is an option in marriage. It shouldn’t be. Otherwise…what is the point of getting married in the first place?

Why can’t they do the right thing for their children and theirselves and STOP doing this reality show that has obviously changed them..and use their time & new money to put all the pieces back together? It breaks my heart!

I really still haven’t gotten over Nick & Jessica!

All I know is I def believe in the reality show curse. And I hope & pray that it doesn’t happen to Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar off of 18 kids and counting. Or to Josh & Anna, their oldest son & his new bride. Because then…I will be most absolutely without a doubt certain it’s the reality show curse!. For a couple and family so grounded in their faith & marriage…they are the LAST couple I would ever expect. So I pray that the reality show curse is NOT real. Because I def love these family based reality shows and like watching them…but don’t want anything to happen to them!

I LOVE Jon & Kate Plus 8 and hate this for them. And as much as I love the show…I wish they would quit doing it & save their family.

Just FYI…a list of couples doomed by the reality show curse:

1. Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson- Newlyweds
2. Paris Hilton & Nicole Richey- The Simple Life (lol friends count!)
3. Jon & Kate Gosselin- Jon & Kate Plus 8
4. Hulk & Linda Hogan- Hogan Knows Best
5. Travis Barker & Shana Maokler- Meet the Barkers
6. Ashlee Simpson & Josh Henderson AND Ryan Cabrerra- The Ashlee Simpson Show
7. Kathy Griffin & Matt Maline- My Life on the D List
8. Brittany Spears & Kevin Federline- Chaotic
9. Dave Navarro & Carmen Electra -Til Death Do Us Part
10. Bobby Brown & Whitney Houston- Being Bobby Brown
11. Danny Bonaduce & Gretchen Hilmer- Breaking Bonaduce
12. Liza Mennellie & David Gest- Filmed ONE episode and they split
13. Bridgette Nielson & Flava Flav- Surreal Life & Strange Love
14. HUGH HEFFNER & Kendra & Bridgette & HOLLY- The Girls Next Door
And I soooo can not name off all the other Bachelor & that crap..

And no..I do not watch all these shows. Just some that I know of. The only ones I watched were Newlyweds, The Simple Life, Jon & Kate Plus 8, Hogan Knows Best, The Ashlee Simpson Show, a little of Chaotic, and The Girls Next Door (Before I moved to stupid Kilgore who has stupid cable that is stupid & doesn’t carry the best channel ever E!)

And…the ONLY couple so thus far survive reality tv….??? Sharon & Ozzy. Go figure.

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Bad Blood…

 

 

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Cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you’ve done
Cause baby now we got bad blood

Hey!
Now we got problems
And I don’t think we can solve it
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood

Hey!

Did you have to do this?
I was thinking that you could be trusted
Did you have to ruin what was shining now it’s all rusted
Did you have to hit me?
Where I’m weak baby I couldn’t breathe
And rub it in so deep
Salt in the wound like you’re laughing right at me
Oh, it’s so sad to think about the good times
You and I

Cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you’ve done
Cause baby now we got bad blood

Hey!
Now we got problems
And I don’t think we can solve them
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood
Hey!

Did you think we’d be fine?
Still got scars on my back from your knife
So don’t think it’s in the past
These kind of wounds they last and they last
Now did you think it all through?
All these things will catch up to you
And time can heal but this won’t
So if your coming my way, just don’t
Oh, it’s so sad to think about the good times
You and I

Cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you’ve done
Cause baby now we got bad blood

Hey!
Now we got problems
And I don’t think we can solve them
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood
Hey!

Band-aids don’t fix bullet holes
You say sorry just for show
If you live like that, you live with ghosts
Band-aids don’t fix bullet holes
You say sorry just for show
If you live like that, you live with ghosts
If you love like that, blood runs bad

Cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you’ve done
Cause baby now we got bad blood

Hey!
Now we got problems
And I don’t think we can solve them
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood

Cause now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you’ve done
Cause baby now we got bad blood
Now we got problems
And I don’t think we can solve them
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood (HEY!)

And that ladies and gentlemen… is why I LOVE Taylor.