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No Bratz No! Tantrum or Go with the Flow?

By Tracee Sioux Her Paw Paw took Ainsley to her first soccer practice last night because I had bought tickets to a charity event. When he dropped her off he also dropped the news that the soccer commissioner had refused to change the team…

The Secret

by Tracee Sioux Last Thursday I saw an Oprah on The Secret, a new DVD, and I had it overnighted for a party I was throwing. It changed everything for me. The Secret is the law of attraction. If I focus my thoughts on good things, then good…
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Go Bratz Go!

by Tracee Sioux I signed my daughter up for indoor soccer this season. The coach called me to invite me to a meeting of the parents and girls to determine the team colors and discuss when and where practices would be. As an after-thought she…

I saw Satan on TV (and he's a little dork)

by Tracee Sioux I was watching a PBS documentary, Secret History of the Credit Card, when Andrew Kahr appeared on my screen and my first impression was, "Huh, that's not at all how I pictured Satan". I thought he would be a sexy and dangerous…
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Shut Up John Mayer, Stop Waiting On the World to Change

by Tracee Sioux The hit song, Waiting on the World to Change by John Mayer, is about political apathy and I am declaring that it's time to change our tune as Americans. Even as a political science major with an obvious interest in politics…

In Defense of What I Did All Day

By Tracee Sioux My husband, bless his soul, has been giving me crap about why the house isn't spotless every day when he comes home from work. While this may be dull and monotonous to everyone else, hopefully it will enlighten him to my true…
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Amendment to Beauty Bank Rule

By Tracee Sioux For practical purposes I must amend my previous post about the sin beauty bank. The first practical problem being that my daughter is fixating on going out for Chinese. She loves going to Chinese as a great way for us to hang…
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Princess Ban

By Tracee Sioux “No princesses, Bratz or Barbie gifts,” read the invitation for my daughter’s 5th birthday party this year. The week before we had gone to the used bookstore and sold all Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Sleeping…