Burkinis and Red Clown Noses Have Something In Common - You'll Never Guess What

Burkinis and Red Clown Noses Have Something In Common – You’ll Never Guess What

There is nothing NOTHING that annoys me more than intolerance. There are millions across this planet and we ALL have one thing in common—we are ALL people. I don’t care if you’re black, white, or green; small or big; if you prefer the company of women, men or horses; or if you believe in God, Read More

Are YOU an Axe Murderer?

Are YOU an Axe Murderer?

I’m one of those people that believes that the best gifts in life are never found under the Christmas tree.  Spending time with my family and friends is always much more important to me than the gifts I receive. However, every Christmas, I’m still stuck with the same choice – real or fake?  Check out Read More

Paid Maternity Leave:  Is America Behind?

Paid Maternity Leave: Is America Behind?

By this point, most of you are aware that I’m pro-human. To me, that means that we should support humanity – starting prior to birth (yes, I stand with Planned Parenthood), right through childhood and into old age. I’m talking about Women’s health, gun control, food stamps, and helping out where ever we can. America Read More

What's that Spot?  Business Attire for the Working Mom

What’s that Spot? Business Attire for the Working Mom

As a working mom, I often leave the house with crumbs, stains, hand prints and even bodily fluids on my clothing. It’s taken a while to get used to the ick…but sometimes my co-workers have trouble with it. I’m at Sammiches and Psych Meds today discussing how to handle “work wear” when you’re a working Read More

Am I Selfish?  The Mom and the Selfie Stick

Am I Selfish? The Mom and the Selfie Stick

Today, I went out and purchased a “selfie-stick.” Not because I want pictures of myself with a perma-duckface or because I’m self absorbed and vain. I’m over at Sammiches and Psych Meds questioning whether my new purchase is turning me into a Kardashian. Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin.

11 Thoughts While Having a Transvaginal Ultrasound - Sammiches and Psych Meds

11 Thoughts While Having a Transvaginal Ultrasound – Sammiches and Psych Meds

As a woman of a certain age, I’ve had enough doctors, nurses, technicians, interns, and members of the general public up in my hooha that if I lined them all up, we could fill out a parade. With two miscarriages, three children and a round of fertility treatments under my belt, I’ve had more ultrasounds than I can count on all my Read More