Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.
Parenting Under a Toddler-in-Chief
February 12, 2017
When you’re a kid, they tell you the greatest thing about this country is that absolutely anyone can grow up…
Crushing on Mommy Tonk
September 21, 2016
You guys, I found my soul mates, and they’re two ballsy broads who sing about parenting, shopping, and recreational drugs. The…
Hey! Can I Get an Epidural Over Here?
August 10, 2016
It happened again. I wake with my sheets wound round me, legs akimbo, pulse spazzy. I’m fresh from a fight…
Pokémon GO Is the Balm
July 27, 2016
In a world where innocents are mowed down while dancing, and black fathers and sons are senselessly murdered by peace…
Globe-Trotting Grade-Schoolers are ‘World Schooled’
July 13, 2016
I’m spending the week with three charming gentlemen who regale me with tales of their epic world travels. They describe…
SKIRTING THE ISSUES
Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.
Q&A with Gloria Steinem
March 2, 2017
Gloria Steinem Can't Believe We're Still Fighting This Shit 82-Year-Old Feminist Answers 20 Questions with Starshine Roshell She loved the superhero’s truth-coaxing…
‘Shout Your Abortion’: Whispering Isn’t Working
February 19, 2017
She wasn’t trying to start a revolution. But it was September 2015, the House had just voted to defund Planned…
Why Uber Drivers Hate You
December 26, 2016
I love Uber. During a recent family trip to New Orleans, we took 10 Uber rides over five days, hopping…
Fake News: The ‘Post-Truth’ Pact
December 18, 2016
Come, now. Don’t act so surprised. You didn’t really think it was going to be free, did you? You didn’t…
Post-Election: The 7 Stages of WTF?!
November 16, 2016
This isn’t how it was supposed to be. A week after the election, we were supposed to be celebrating in…
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