Studying Reality TV – or, Would You Like a rose with that?

Snippet of conversation between me and Miss 16 the other day. Scene setting: Miss 16 walks in the door after a day at school and immediately comes and gives me a hug. Me: What’s wrong?! Miss 16: I had a horrible, horrible day. Me: What happened?! *thinking Mama Bear (which Miss 16 cutely calls me)

Playing For Fun Release Day & Giveaway

Kia ora, hello! I admit that on occasion one of my guilty pleasures is watching a season of The Bachelor (or Bachelorette!). While some episodes it’s more for the trainwreck-giggle-cringe factor, the idea of a single person being confronted with so many choices of potential mate, all with completely different personalities, sparked a few fun ideas. How