The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

Old Man Shoes – For Sale By Owner

One pair of fabulous, fantastic “Old man” shoes available now on Ebay. Get in on the bidding before it’s too late My kid getting bullied? Oh, it’s on like Donkey … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

In Time For Talk Like A Pirate Day!

In time to celebrate Talk like a pirate day, Second on the Right will be FREE from now until the 19th. Grab a copy from Amazon while you can! The … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tomatoes? Blech. It’s All Subjective.

I’m an adult now. Seriously, it’s been official for a while, though I don’t always act like it. So that means my taste in food should mature, right? No more … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Loser Club: Middle School Bullies Strike Again

My son discovered the word “loser” written on his class agenda in his folder. I’m proud of him for his response. No anger, no tears (that I know of). Instead, creativity. He … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Penchant Doesn’t Mean I’m Good At It

A father pushed his son to pursue his penchant for playing soccer. I came close to doing the same with my son and band. It’s band! Come on, what’s not … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Ice Maker Knows It’s Hot Outside

Have I told you the story of my experience with Sears Home repair services? (insert my family smiling knowingly) It isn’t a secret, my feelings for Sears. Honestly, I find … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Murphy and O’Brien

Heard this on Pandora today. It cracked me up. Yeah, I know I’m weird. I like it that way. 😉 Murphy and O’Brien go out into the woods, they come to … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sucks To Be You

Sympathy – feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else’s misfortune. Not to be confused with empathy. One allows for better understanding of what the person is going through. The other … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

Manipulative Crescendos

Crescendos have the ability to tug at the heart strings to elicit different emotions. Minor keys often do the same (I love minor keys!). Here are some examples from classical pieces, … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Good News!

My latest “favorite” song from Rend Collective. I say “favorite” because I like so many of them.  

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment
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