The goal of this blog is to provide you with the most important discussions of the most serious topics. I enjoy the occasional mental chess game while discussing "Baby Monkey Riding on a Pig", how my friend just made a super cool Lego rendition of a current event, or sharing the latest breaking news photo of my encounter with a squirrel who eats french fries.
I promise to keep my promise, of providing your fresh, hard hitting, super serious topics and insightful commentary day in and day out. Unless of course, my ADHD takes over. Then, you might have to wait a day or two. Sorry in advance, but at least I know my weaknesses, right?
I am probably the most important person on this radio station because I am the "weekend warrior". I make sure that Madison, Keith, Prolifik, and Ace and TJ get enough rest so that they can do the heavy lifting Monday - Friday.
Being "placeholder" has it's benefits. I get to act like I'm a part of the station at concerts (I almost met J Biebs!), have full access to the radio station's fridge (usually full of leftovers that are a minimum of two days old), and every once in a while someone from promotions will give me the latest CD (usually 3-5 years old). My parents are upset I don't get a real job, like at McDonald's or Chic Fil A, but I keep telling them someday I'll be a superstar!
And they don't believe me.
So I appreciate you supporting my weekend career. Please keep listening, it makes me smile.
How many of us have given a gift that ends up being a curse in the end? Take for instance the iPhone. While it is a remarkable advancement in technology, it often leads to problems between parents and their children. Adults have learned to deal with the technology, mostly, but children can find it hard to balance that "shiny fun" of an iPhone with life and family.
Janell Burley Hoffmann, a blogger and Mother of five, is attempting to solve the I-Phone gift problem by making her child live up to an 18 point contract. It might just work.
Here are some of the main points in the contract:
I think this list is GENIUS. Deal with all of the expected problems up front, on a written contract, so there is no grey area. That way, you can always refer to the contract when there is a dispute.
And, it gives you the added benefit of teaching your children about contracts and responsibility!