Topic: dinner

If You Whip Out Your Cell Phone During Dinner I Will Stab You With My Fork

If You Whip Out Your Cell Phone During Dinner I Will Stab You With My Fork

I hate cell phones. I despise them. I need a cell phone for work, and I am as guilty as any other person of checking my E-mail throughout the day on it, but I find the act of someone checking their cell phone during a meal as the epitome of rudeness, and I want it to stop. You can leave your ringer on so you can be reached in case of emergency, but if you are checking your text messages or sending an Email or updating your social media status while you are dining with me I will throw the bread basket at your stupid head. No lie. More »

The Most Stressful Time Of Mom’s Day Is 5:55 P.M.

The Most Stressful Time Of Mom's Day Is 5:55 P.M.

Mornings in my house are difficult as my husband and I – quite possibly the world’s two worst morning people — scramble to get the kids (and ourselves) dressed, fed and out the door. But that’s all a walk in the park compared to the dinnertime rush, as we like to call it. It’s when the kids are hungry for dinner, tired from the day’s activities and in desperate need of a bath.

Most households are in a similar state of disarray around this time. In fact, a team of researchers surveyed 2,000 moms to pinpoint the precise time of day that’s most stressful. The study, commissioned by Betterbathrooms.com, found that exact moment to be 5:55 p.m. More »