New and Improved Mishka

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When we had found out I was pregnant with Sophia, we had huge hopes for our dog Mishka, and a budding relationship between the two. My husband and I both thought that he would instantly fall in love with our little butterball. That he would want to spend every waking moment next to her and never want to leave her side. I had hopes of turning said love into a book, calendar, mugs, and other profitable memorabilia!

Instead when we brought her home, he became anxious, developed a nervous itch, hated us and his life all together. He didn’t want to be within ten feet of her. His itch turned out to be so bad Continue reading New and Improved Mishka

Teenager Put On Ugly List At School Fights Back

 

A teenager who was voted one of the “ugliest girls” at her high school has responded online with a powerful message that is going viral.

Lynelle Cantwell is in 12th grade at Holy Trinity High School in Newfoundland, Canada. Last week she learned of an online poll that was encouraging her fellow students to vote for the “ugliest girls” in the grade. The poll included a list of female students, including Lynelle. After more than 100 anonymous votes, Lynelle landed fourth on the list.

But while plenty of victims of this kind of cyberbullying would be understandably devastated, perhaps trying to keep a low profile in the wake of such cruelty, Lynelle decided to take a stand. Continue reading Teenager Put On Ugly List At School Fights Back

Why Can’t Kids Be Kids?

Although I can see the mother’s point. What happened to being just a kid??

Posted by Mishka & Me on Friday, December 18, 2015

Does everything have to be a debate? Does everything have to be so politically correct? What happened to this world that we cannot give our children a break from round the clock learning just to be a kid!?

Does everything have to be a debate? Does everything have to be so politically correct? What happened to this world that we cannot give our children a break from round the clock learning just to be a kid!?