Where'd all the romance go?
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I have a confession to make. I’m an epic-romance junkie. Sure, I’m a happily-married, mother of two, ambitious feminist… but I’m a...
- Aug 12, 2014
#1: Don't Raise Sucky Kids
I’m a woman at her best with a To Do list. I have itemized lists for my start-up’s success, the dream house remodel, Christmas presents...
- Aug 7, 2014
Opt-in or Opt-out: No one gets a hall pass
This morning, my husband emailed me the link for today’s NY Times article “The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In” and I, in turn, am...
- Aug 2, 2014
I'm not crazy: That fake snake was real!
I’ve seen my future. I’m a senile old woman who gets kicked out of the nursing home because I keep scaring the other elderly guests with...
- Jul 19, 2014
Death at My Doorstep
Today, my neighbor died. I was there in her living room with her daughter, who has become a friend over the years, listening as the...
- Jul 6, 2014
What's Wrong with Outsourcing a Little "Wife Duty?"
For the month of July, I hired a “wife.” And I love her. No, not in that way. For an hourly rate, “my wife” deals with the...
- Jul 3, 2014
The Most Beautiful Woman In the World & I are neighbors
It’s like we’re twins: We live on the same street We both have a son & daughter between the ages of 7 – 9 We’re in our early 40s (that’s...
- Jun 22, 2014
Gender Differences: The Wyle Coyote Effect
Here’s a short story about the difference between boys and girls. At dinner last night, my husband told our two kids the story of Larry...
- Jun 13, 2014
Less-Than-Zen Reflections on My First Hot-Yoga Class
Since the stress of balancing a family & a career isn’t going away any time soon, I’m incorporating [all and any] stress-management...
- Jun 7, 2014
A Rat in My Bedroom: A True Story in Three Acts
Non-Legal Legal Disclaimer: All facts, names, locations and dialogue remain unchanged to expose the guilty (most noteably, the rat) ACT...
- Jun 5, 2014
Starting a Business: Take a Village
Or at least, a gaggle of understanding friends & a weird affinity for stress. First off, thank you to everyone who submitted their astute...
- May 23, 2014
Dead Birds Don't Sing
And they don’t make a peep when you run over them with your mini van, either. I know. That’s terrible. But it’s true. The morning...
- May 17, 2014
Working from Bed: How a sick mom does it
The inevitable occurred. I caught my daughter’s germs and I’ve been laid up in bed for 2 days. Now, I’m trying to launch a website in...
- May 15, 2014
Candy now makes makes me dumb?!
The newest “As if I don’t have enough on my plate already” scientific study is out today. Let me save you the 7 minutes to read it....
- May 2, 2014
Nature Strikes Again: DAMN IT!
“Fire Ants Invade Lady’s Printer In Canyon: Hysterics Follow” My anxiety-ridden, dysfunctional relationship with nature continues. ...
- May 1, 2014
My Entrepreneur Obsession: SARA BLAKELY
Every week or so, I obsess over someone doing something. They’re often famous, but not necessarily. Now, I’m not into stalking and...
- Apr 15, 2014
Just Another "Wish I was a Mermaid" Monday
On Mondays like these, I think I’d do the trade. I’d go Mermaid. No wait, hear me out. I’ve thought it through: 1.) NO TALKING...
- Apr 14, 2014
Birthday Bras & Blogs
Yesterday was my 40th Birthday and besides shoving 4 crazy-delicious slices of butter-laden “these-are-going-right-to-my-bundts”Bundt...
- Apr 9, 2014
Get Me Out: Working from home is killing me!
Sure, I’m wearing my robe, my bare feet are propped up on the coffee table, the laptop is warming my thighs and I haven’t brushed my...
- Apr 5, 2014
Games with My 8-Year Old: Name that Lady!
My Daughter: “Mom, of all the famous ladies alive now, who do you like the most? Me: “Oh, that’s hard to say.” My Daughter: “But if...
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