Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.
‘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…
Secrets of a Very Catholic Daughter
June 2, 2018
‘Hiding Out’ Author Talks Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives I thought my dad saddled me with some psychological baggage. He used to…
Raising a First-Person Shooter
April 7, 2018
‘Fortnite’ Video Game Blowing Holes in My Anti-Gun Policy The hypocrisy of my life is corroding my insides, and confession is…
Theater Kids Save the World
April 7, 2018
Drama Class Prepares Students to Lead a Revolution Everyone who’s been to high school knows it: Jocks top the student hierarchy.…
SKIRTING THE ISSUES
Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.
Nipping Sniggers in the Bud
January 25, 2007
Starshine takes a cold, hard look at what's going on beneath women's blouses.
Not a Single Regret
January 18, 2007
Starshine chats with Bella DePaulo, Summerland resident and visiting professor at UCSB, about her new book, which explores the social…
Thank You For Coming, Now Get Out
January 11, 2007
Now that Shindig Season has passed, let's resolve to be better party guests this year by learning when to set…
December 7, 2006
We all know diamonds are the world's hardest natural substance, but the jewelry industry doesn't seem to believe it. Judging…
November 30, 2006
There are not a lot of things we, as a society, can learn from Rob Lowe. The Montecito resident can't…
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