Tag Archives: Family

December 28

From Rockwell to Facebook, The Phenomenon of the Perfect American Family

This morning I found myself reading the New York Times on “Facebook’s Last Taboo: The Unhappy Marriage.” It got me thinking. The concept of the perfect American marriage or perfect self isn’t a new phenomenon. The idealized life has been a mainstay of American life since the lumberjacks a century ago or portraits of Norman Rockwell. We aspired to […]

August 05

Why Every Family Needs a Dog

Originally posted on Momma Might Snap:
As I sat down to start writing this post I was interrupted by my precious pit bull mix, Tank with a nose nudge demanding I pay him some attention.  Quickly my original post idea went out the window and I decided to spend a few minutes reflecting on my first…