When Honesty Is Not the Best Policy

Honesty Is Not the Best Policy

It is widely accepted that honesty is the best policy. I, however, do not agree. Early in my career as a mommy-blogger, I addressed this topic in a post I wrote about an exchange that took place twenty-five years ago between me and my then three year-old son. (NOTE: I was eight months pregnant at the time.)

“Mommy…”

“Yes?”

“I’m thorry to tell you thith, but your butt’s pretty big.”

(See NOTE above.)

“Sweetheart…”

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Thoughts of Dancing Housewife

I’m on Twitter!  Now you can follow all my hijinks (translation: PLEASE FOLLOW ME) at @TDHousewife or if you’re new to this whole Twitter thing click HERE and click FOLLOW…I think. You have to have a Twitter account to follow people (or dogs), so if you don’t have one, go ahead and sign up, login and follow me…pretty please.

ANYWAY, I’m on Twitter and yesterday I noticed this tweet from the hilarious Thoughts of Dog (@dog_feelings)…

…and it

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The New and Improved o2cm: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

Online Onsite Competition Manager, more commonly known as o2cm, has been updated. Effective immediately, folks attempting to register for competitions contested after April 15, 2019 will be required to obtain a Registrant Identification Number (RIN). Yay! Yet another randomly assigned nine-digit permanent and unique identifier to keep track of! What’s not to love about that?!

If you suddenly experienced a stabbing, knife-like pain in your left eye and if it ain’t broke, don’t

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Coming Home

by Lisa Plummer Savas

I honestly never thought I’d dance again. It had been more than 15 years since I’d put my ballet slippers, favorite leotards and worn out jazz shoes away. While I never stopped longing for that blissful feeling of freedom that used to be mine when I danced across a studio floor or stage, I thought for sure that my aging body would never be able to handle the inordinate demands of the classical dance forms again. I just figured my days of sweeping across the floor and leaping through

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Interview with Kelly Batchelor

Kelly Batchelor is an active competitive DanceSport member of USA Dance and the co-organzer of the Chicago DanceSport Challenge, a USA Dance National Qualifying Event held annually in late October. Kelly and her partner, Alan Burns who also happens to be her husband, currently hold the #36 spot in Senior 1 Standard and the #41 spot in Senior 2 Standard on the WDSF world leader board. Kelly sat down with The Dancing Housewife earlier this year to share her thoughts on World Dance Sport Federation

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