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Barbs Blast · 1W ago

Mother’s Day: What Mothers Really Want

With Mother’s Day coming up, I have qualms.   The mother of all my Mother’s Day qualms? Should we tell our children what we really want? “Sure, honey. This is what I’d love. Here’s my list. ...
Barbs Blast · 3W ago

My First 100 Days: Lots of Crying

My First 100 Days Enough about Trump. Here’s what I did in my first 100 days.  Whaaa! Exited my mother’s womb with a ton of fanfare. Actually, it was a bloodbath. Pretty gross. Extremely exh...
Barbs Blast · 1M ago

Safety First: 7 Spring Break Safety Tips for Snowflakes

Spring is here. Whoopee. It has stopped snowing. Whoopee. The flowers are blossoming with a vengeance. Boo Hoo You are dog-tired. Your zing and zip have deflated like last year’s birthday ba...
Barbs Blast · 1M ago

Happiness at School: Educator & Author Sue Stephenson

  Happiness and Comedy “Every bad or good thing can be turned into something funny.”                                                                                 […] The post Happiness at...
Barbs Blast · 2M ago

Video: How to Be Less Miserable in 39 Seconds

Parody = a humorously exaggerated imitation of (a writer, artist, or genre) It’s time to have some fun with the self-help industry! Available exclusively on Amazon http://amzn.to/2n8yaCF    ...
Barbs Blast · 2M ago

Misery Manifesto: A Self-Help Parody Book

  Misery? It’s not merely a Stephen King novel. Happiness? It’s not just a smiley face or an emoticon. You don’t need another self-help book. They suck. Instead, you need to laugh at your tr...
Barbs Blast · 2M ago

I Got Baggage: Why My Purse Weighs 50 Pounds

WHY MY PURSE WEIGHS 50 FRIGGIN’ POUNDS After all, isn’t a purse just an enabler for mobile hoarders? I suppose my purse/bag would be lighter if these items were not in it? Multiple lipsticks...
Barbs Blast · 3M ago

Hello: Eleven Reasons Why

Hello So much email, so many phone calls, too many texts… too little time.     So Why Haven’t I Returned Your Emails, Calls, and Texts in 5 Weeks? Hello! It’s challenging to muster the same ...
Barbs Blast · 3M ago

FEEL GOOD TIP: You Haven’t Got Time for the Pain

  Run-of-the-mill pain, angst, misery – it’s all relative. One poor schlub’s kidney stone is someone else’s stubbed toe. Many people claim to be miserable. On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do...
Barbs Blast · 4M ago

New Year Goals for Slackers: Aim Low!

GOAL is a four-letter word If you’re a proud slacker, you are most likely just now getting around to giving some (but not too much) thought to the dreaded New Year’s Goals and Resolutions. I...