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July 23, 2012

Its A Mommas World, The Rest Of You Just Live Here

by mommahasapottymouth

Its true. If you are not a Momma, you just exist. I don’t mean that to be rude, but Jeez, look around you! Oh, you need examples do ya? Well, turn on the damn boob tube!

It makes me sick to think that fathers get no attention. The dads that are there every day get no special slogans or media attention. They get no outstanding thanks. Because in society, only mommas can love and nurture their young. BULL SHIT!!

Yeah right!

Today I can not tell you all the commercials and ads for the mommas out there. But I can tell you how many I seen for daddy. One, and it wasn’t even remarkable, so I can not tell you what it was for. Lets break down the ones that I do know of, and y’all can add to them if I miss any:

Jiff Peanut butter: “Because choosy moms chose Jiff!”

Yep I just found this stupid sign! click for credit

To Their Moms, They Will Always Be Kids (P&G)

The new Motts Commercial

The Kleenex one aboutGetmommed.com”

Kid Tested, Mother Approved Kix Cereal.

 

That is all I can think of right now. But I do know there is more. Its sick and sad.

After I talked to Matt about writing this post, he did point out that I only notice the momma commercials because I am a momma. He has noticed a few daddy ones and thought it would be nice to include them too. So here is what he remembers:

A Jiff commercial about “Choosy Dads chose Jiff” (I can tell you I do not recall this)

The commercial about the little girl who is going driving and the dad is giving her a talk and suddenly she turns into a big girl. ( again I recall it but it must not have been that great if I can not for the life of me remember what they where advertising for)

Cheerios did one about a kid and his dad. (no recelation)

And finally the Huggies commercial where every time the dad opens his sons diaper the kid starts fire hosing the place. (this one I do remember, and I loved it)

 

I realize looking at my list that they seem relatively even, but they are not. I just can not think right now to get a good amount of examples for the mom side. I think y’all can help!! But what I would really like to know is does it matter to you? If you are a parent, do you care whether advertising companies give more air time to one parent rather than the other? Does it change how you purchase or what you purchase?? I know when I am shopping, it’s what I need and how much it’s going to cost me that matters the most. ( Some things though I do not care what the cost is, if they are tried and true that is all that matters to me) Commercials and ads do not really matter to me as much as prices and quality.

 

 

May 24, 2012

Best Movie Quotes….Ever Pt. 2

by mommahasapottymouth

Last night, while tossing and turning, it occurred to me that I left out some really awesome quotes from some brilliant movies. So here goes round two!

From “Scarface

  • “I’m Tony Montana! You fuck with me, you fuckin’ with the best!”
  • ” Say hello to my little friend!”
  • “I never fucked anybody over in my life didn’t have it coming to them. You got that? All I have in this world is my balls and my word and I don’t break them for no one.”

 

From “Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

  • “Well, peace always comes with still…” [takes out gun] “’cause I keeps me a piece o’ steel.”
  • “Every time I try to read the Bible… and Jesus… the one with all the words in red… I open my Bible to that New Testimony and see all that red and I just give up. Jesus was talkin’ way too much.”
  • “I’m not bitter. I’m mad as hell.”
  • “I aint scared a no po po. Call da po po hoe… Call da po po hoe.”

 

From”Talladega Nights”

  • “Susan, I’ve never heard you talk like that… Are we about to get it on? Because I’m as hard as a diamond in an ice storm right now.”
  • “Shake and bake”
  • “Shut up, Chip, or I’ll go ape-shit on your ass!”
  • “Chip, I’m gonna come at you like a spider monkey!”
  • “Chip, I’m all jacked up on Mountain Dew!”
  • “Dear Lord baby Jesus, lyin’ there in your ghost manger, just lookin’ at your Baby Einstein developmental videos, learnin’ ’bout shapes and colors. I would like to thank you for bringin’ me and my mama together, and also that my kids no longer sound like retarded gang-bangers.”
  • “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”

 

There, I think I am done! If y’all have any that I left out, let me know. Ill be adding a part 3 some day, so look for it.

 

( not all of these on this or the first post came from my head. A lot came from here, I just remembered that I loved the movie and looked up the exact words. So I didn’t sound silly adding or leaving out words.)

May 8, 2012

Guilty Pleasures

by mommahasapottymouth

 

Lets be honest for a sec… we all have a guilty pleasure. Some over indulge and some hardly  touch the surface. But there is not a person who enjoys something that is either bad for them, embarrassing or down right bad. I’ll be the first to admit mine.

Will you?

  1. The internet. How else would I tell you about my day and  complain about my children and other wise boring days?
  2. TV. specifically, shows that make me feel better about either my self or my family. Teen Mom, Hoarders, 16 & Pregnant, Intervention, just about any thing on MTV.
  3. Smoking, don’t judge me. I know its bad for me.
  4. Reading. It’s only a guilty pleasure because I spend the most time doing this. When I can’t sleep. When I go out to smoke. And they made this AMAZING little fancy e-book called a Kindle. My little best friend.
  5. Bleach. I get the need to bleach EVERYTHING from my momma.
  6. Music. As y’all know, my taste in music is, well, not always appropriate for my children. But when I’m listening, I sing. LOUD.
  7. Ice Cream. And I don’t share. My favorites are Ben & Jerry’s Red Velvet Cake, Oatmeal Cookie and Hagindaz  Salted Carmel Truffle. I only buy the little ones so there is none left when I am done.
  8. Butter. I don’t need to explain this one, do I?
  9. Nick Jr. For my children. OK, it’s so I can read for 26 minuets but can you blame me?
  10. Bed Time. Has to be my favorite time of day. When the house is finally quiet. AHHH!

I don’t drink (often enough to call it drinking, although when I am with my favorite uncle and my daddy I tend to over do it) I don’t do drugs ( truly despise them. To the depths of my soul) and I don’t own a cell phone. My best friend is the only one I talk to everyday and have a normal adult conversation ( I love her for that) . Do you blame me for wanting any of these things?? Really?

May 3, 2012

Children with cell phones

by mommahasapottymouth

As promised, I have something to say about children with cell phones.

First of all, what the hell did our parents do with out their own or one for us???

I really don’t think that it is appropriate for a child in school (elementary, middle) to have a cell phone. And a $300 + phone at that? Shoot. My momma would’a laughed in my face.

What are the reasons y’all are giving them to kids anyway? Here I will list why your crap reasons are just that: C R A P.

  • To stay in touch: loosely translates (in my opinion) to I want to be able to call them and get an answer. I say PSH! Big load of crap. Those elementary and middle school age kids are exactly where they should be: school. And last I heard (times change though) was there is (in most cases) a no cell phone/ electronic devises allowed at school.
  • Family bonding? Are you fuckin joking? What ever happened to movie night or dinner table talks?
  • Teaches Responsibility: Yeah, because with my first cell phone I was SOOOO responsible, with the racking up the minuets and the downloading of the cool ring tones. And with today’s cell phones, there is also that huge DATA charge.
  • In case of an emergency: OK i will slightly concede with this one, but when I was a kid, my momma always made sure that we had two quarters to call her with.

So I under stand the need for an older child to have a cell phone, with limitations. As I mentioned before, I worked for a major cell company and I know there are ways to limit usage, like say, 12 am texts? Gone! Oh daddy doesn’t like lill miss’ new boyfriend? That is a now RESTRICTED number that can not be called.

The one thing parents need to understand is although you think you are in control, you are not. I over heard a man telling his girlfriend that if he really wanted to, he could check in to her daughters texts and read them all. All he had to do was call the company. Heres the thing: These company’s do not have this large room being manned watching all incoming and out going texts waiting for a concerned parent to call and ask to have a copy of all the messages being sent to and from a number on their account. At best they have record three (yes 3) days back and you need a court order. Those people answering the phones at customer service can not even see them.

 

So, if you are going to trust your kid with a phone, I think it would be mighty wise to learn everything available to you before you take the plunge. There is a chaperone service, a Disney phone that only has preset numbers. And there are parental controls.

May 1, 2012

Theres an App for that…

by mommahasapottymouth

In a society that is built on looks alone, I am disturbed by this app. I’m sure that it will be a hit at frat parties and drinking games, but I think it is absurd!

 

The app I’m specifically talking about is called “How Ugly Are You?” and it is an iPhone app. I don’t even know where to begin. I have no idea how much it costs, but I do know that it scans the structure of your face, looking for symmetry. And then it gives you a rating from 1 to 10, 10 being the very ugliest.

I guess my concern is the young generation havin smart phones to begin with. They are impressionable. One friend at the lunch table says ” Hey Dorothy, come on over here. I wanna take your picture. It will tell you how pretty you are.” And BAM! she gets a 10. Then what? The girl becomes (or rather tries) to change her self into something that is not needed.

Save the ” parents know what their children download” crap. I used to work for a MAJOR wireless company. There are so many STUPID parents out there that have no idea what their children are doing or looking at its amazing.

(SO this wasn’t supposed to be about kids with cell phones. It’s about apps. I have a post in the works about kids with cell phones. Your gonna love it. I HOPE it gets a debate going. Or someone telling me I am wrong. )

Any who….

So why exactly would one purchase this stupid idea of an app?? I mean really, when you look in the mirror, you honestly know if one side of your face is different then the other, don’t ya??

 

Next look for the dumbest smart phone apps. Yup. I am stooping that low! See y’all later!

 

 

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