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PARENTING

Charting the puzzles and peeves of kid-herding — from Huggies to homework, Pilates to pinatas.

  • Barbie Schmarbie
    November 16, 2006
    As a little girl, I lived vicariously through my Barbie. When she wore her Bob Mackie halter gown, I was…
  • Protect your children! Eat their candy
    October 10, 2006
    I think we can all agree that candy is the devil's work. That's why we, in order to be good…
  • What’s next… toddler cell phones?
    September 12, 2006
    As the first school bell signals the end of summer, you may think your children have everything they need to…

SKIRTING THE ISSUES

Sex, politics, fashion and everything else a gen-X everygal loves to dish about.

  • Are You a Lawnmower Parent?
    April 1, 2019
    College Admissions Scandal Reveals Dangers of Clearing Smooth Path for Kids You’re really not a parent of import anymore unless…
  • My Climate Just Changed
    March 7, 2019
    From Hormones to Ozone, Irreversible, Existential Change Is a Bitch An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan is moments away from…
  • A Control Freak’s Funeral
    February 22, 2019
    It’s My Party and You’ll Dance If I Want You To Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to plan a…
  • A Drink with Dr. Chill
    February 22, 2019
    Taking the Stress Out of Stress Management He promised me a beer but made me order tea instead. “Hot tea is…
  • An Interview with Our Lady of Perpetual Outrage
    January 13, 2019
    Lawyer Gloria Allred Talks ‘War on Women’ and ‘Age of Empowerment’ Love her or hate her, Gloria Allred is the master…

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My columns are collected in three lovely books, which make a SPLENDID gift for wives, friends, book clubs, hostesses, and anyone who likes to laugh!
Keep Your Skirt On
Wife on the Edge
Broad Assumptions
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