Honorable Earning vs. Entitlement

Mamacita says:  When something, no matter what, is earned, that is honorable; whereas, getting something because one feels entitled, is not.  Not honorable at all.  Go ahead; bring it on.  I’m standing my ground on this one. When I was … Continue reading

Every Child Deserves An Audience. Stay In Your Seat.

Mamacita says:  I’ve posted about this subject before, but with the approach of holiday season, it’s on my mind again, so I’ve written a new post about this same thing. This is important. Proper behavior isn’t always fun. Nice people … Continue reading

The Welcome Mat: A Virtual Venn Diagram

Mamacita says:  I’ll start this off with my usual flippant “Bring it on.” There is a child’s world, and there is an adult’s world.  Often, they intersect.  Sometimes, they don’t, and each is best kept in his/her proper section.  Those … Continue reading

Why Do We Put Up With These People?

   Mamacita says:  If someone could please tell me why we should continue to put up with, ie enable, adults who feel they’ve somehow got a right to be jerks in public, I’d appreciate knowing. I’m not talking about people … Continue reading

Are Our Children Really Overprotected? I Think They Are.

Mamacita says:  Are we protecting our children too much?  Everything is so bland, so effortless, so sanitary, so entitled, so sterilized, so soft, so completely without risk, requiring little or no talent or skill, so full of self-esteem and so … Continue reading

Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. –Albert Camus

Is bread the better for kneading?  So is the heart.  Knead it then by spiritual exercises; or God must knead it by afflictions.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare Mamacita says:  My family always knew when  I’d had a … Continue reading