THIS. I wish more places had norms like this. But sometimes the boss, of any gender, is a terrible manager and loves to gossip him or her self, so they are loathe to put such a policy in place. I once worked at a place where the boss routinely discussed why people were out, or let go, or what kind of crisis they were… » 3/04/15 5:08pm Wednesday 5:08pm

I used to get depressed too, until I saw Haley Barber called out on one of his bullshit pronouncements, and he smiled like a kid caught with his hand in the cookie jar. The other person said something like, "That statement is wrong, and demonstratibly false appealing to third party facts." They know it's bullshit. Did… » 3/02/15 4:58pm Monday 4:58pm

Pretty sure that people who try to fool the people they supposedly "love" into eating foods that the person has already said they didn't want is some straight up passive/aggressive bullshit. Those people surely have more issues lurking in their psyches. » 3/02/15 3:11pm Monday 3:11pm

Things that can just be popped in the microwave will be very appreciated. It seems that you always have your hands full in those first few months, so not having to assemble too much is great. I am sure that new mutha will appreciate any gesture you make! » 3/02/15 12:47pm Monday 12:47pm