Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.
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…
Dress Codes Unzipped: Are School Policies Sexist?
June 29, 2016
In a nation locked like longhorns in contentious battles over abortion, immigration, and assault weapons … can anyone really still…
SKIRTING THE ISSUES
Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.
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…
A Presidential Plea … From a Friend
October 23, 2016
Dear Sensible Voter, You’re receiving this message because someone who cares about you and respects you is terrified that you’re going…
Got Your Kaepernickers in a Twist?
September 7, 2016
I hate football season. I hate the nasally din of blowhard announcers and the monotonous green-turf glow that emanates from…
One Fatal Rx, Room for Cream?
August 24, 2016
Once upon a time, ordering a cup of joe was a binary decision: Coffee? Or no coffee today?But stand in…
A Shrine to Splitsville: The Flotsam of Ill-Fated Flings
May 17, 2016
White opera gloves. Orange underpants. One pair of crutches. The objects on display are unrelated in almost every way. The only…
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