She’s Growing Up
I make every attempt to raise my daughter with the same set of standards as my two boys had. I don’t want to make allowances for the gender divide as the reality is that what needs to be done doesn’t care if you’re male or female. The dishes need to be washed, the trash needs…
Asking A Teen If They Want Advice Is Just A Formality
I do not accept the philosophy of “You can be anything you want to be” that we all heard growing up. It’s really just something encouraging to tell kids. As they get older, however, we realize there are things they just can’t do. The key is that there is unlimited potential to try anything they…
It’s Not The Alcohol Talking
It sounds odd to say I have a new found respect for drinking alcohol, but in reality that’s what it is.
Confessions of a Culinary Autocrat
Hello. My name is Desiree and I’m a Culinary Autocrat. Let’s first define autocrat as I know it’s one of those words people think they know, but may not be sure. The purpose of this exercise is to bring awareness, as well as help those who are in denial to recognize it within themselves. Autocrat: …