The Honking Goose

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could phthalates in food cause some babies to be born trans?

Yesterday, I read this article published in the New York Times about how all powdered cheese in boxed mac and cheese contains exceedingly high levels of phthalates. It states things … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

misinformation about vaccines by John Oliver on Last Week Tonight June 25, 2017

I should probably leave this alone, but… here goes nothing. Here’s the video of the segment on the show dedicated to vaccines. The misleading statement comes at about 24:30. John … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · 10 Comments

One of those Days

Yesterday was one. I saved my house from burning down, was excused from a parking ticket, and listened to the 12yo’s band concert. All in one day. It started out … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 14 Comments

my kid said that 3

Overhead my 10yo say, “I like bananas. Bananas are great. You can use them as a sword. You can use them as a gun. You can use them as other … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

is now a good time to stop playing the blame game?

Is now a good time to stop playing the blame game? Everywhere I look on the news/in social media, people are finding someone to blame. Somewhere to point fingers. I’m … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 10 Comments

Gifted Children

My children are gifted. Frequently and generously every winter holiday season. I don’t hate it, but I’m not thrilled about it either. The thing is, even without their parents buying … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 28 Comments

I am so giving thanks

I do try to embrace the spirit of gratefulness in my everyday life. So having a special holiday to celebrate giving thanks always seems like a wonderful idea every time … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 26 Comments