Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.
No One Cares About Your Hymen
November 3, 2015
Tradition deems that a bride should give a few gifts on her wedding day. She might give jewelry to her…
Tattooing My Teen in Vegas
August 25, 2015
Dang it, there goes my Mother of the Year Award. Again.
Tongs for Nothing: My (Latest) Parenting Failure
July 16, 2015
I forgot to teach my son this basic human survival skill. What now??
Fine, Mom: You Were Right
May 7, 2015
Years after our curfew clashes, boyfriend battles and driving disputes, I gotta admit it. The woman was right.
Bedtime: An Emotional Odyssey
February 26, 2015
The highs and lows of this nightly ritual leave ME exhausted. Can I get a tuck-in, please?
SKIRTING THE ISSUES
Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.
Few Smiles in ‘I Smile Back’
November 17, 2015
It’s the kind of performance you’re dying to see — but can’t bring yourself to watch.
Best Commenters: My Awards Back Atcha
October 20, 2015
What’s a writer without readers? That is to say, if I write a column in the forest and no one…
Lessons Learned from the Pit
October 6, 2015
It was the second night of the school play. The show was called Crazy for You, a collection of jazzy Gershwin…
Yes, Baby, Yes! Affirmative Consent Is Hot
September 22, 2015
College students are back on campus, and many are already testing out slick new lines designed to get cute classmates…
Love Makes You Fat. Here’s Proof.
September 8, 2015
“Love makes you fat,” my adage-spouting grandmother always said. Now science proves it.
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