Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.
The Bullet-Proof Backpack
September 3, 2019
It’s the Tactical Assault Accessory All the Cool Kids Are Wearing Aaaaand that was “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the…
June 12, 2019
Parents Prove Useless in Puzzling Through Adventure Game [caption id="attachment_1177" align="aligncenter" width="1416"] Starshine and family, saving the world one Dark…
Uber for Junior?
April 30, 2019
Ride-Hailing Companies Recognize Parents’ Need for Kid-Hauling Help Here’s a little secret no one tells you about raising children but…
‘My Parents Are Stupid’
April 1, 2019
When Kids Refuse to Be Properly Indoctrinated If I had any doubts that Gen Y and Gen Z possess the…
How Not to Raise a Sexual Assaulter
January 13, 2019
You Never Really Know If You’re Raising Good Kids ... Until You’re Long Done The political pandemonium of the past two…
SKIRTING THE ISSUES
Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.
Zooming Away from Privacy
July 10, 2020
Nonstop Video Conferencing Puts Our Once-Secret Sanctuaries on Display It’s gutting the economy, ravaging health care, and battering education. But…
Mating in Captivity?
May 2, 2020
Why the Wave of ‘Quarantine Babies’ Must Be a Myth I’ve heard the prophecy. You’ve heard the prophecy. By now…
My Social Distancing Diary
May 2, 2020
Reporting from Weeks of Isolation with my Quaranteens Day One Inventoried all Lysol wipes on premises, trimmed nails short for…
Surprises of Suffrage
March 8, 2020
Susan B. Anthony’s Santa Barbara Sojourn Was Just One Stop on Rough Road to Get the Vote In the month…
The Optimism of Anita Hill
February 14, 2020
Anita Hill | Credit: Courtesy UCSB Arts & Lectures Talking Biden, Kavenaugh & willfull ignorance with #metoo's OG hero Before there was…
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