Archive for November 2012

Sexy Time: Are You Mom Enough for this Challenge?

Sexy Time: Are You Mom Enough for this Challenge?
Something really weird has been happening to me lately. Everywhere I go, moms want to talk to me about sex. At kids’ birthday parties, the gym, the grocery store, the car, play spaces, over coffee, via Facebook IM, anywhere you can imagine – mamas want to bare all about getting busy. Going for the gusto.... Read more »

Holidays & The Broken Family: When Thanksgiving Is Goodbye

Holidays & The Broken Family: When Thanksgiving Is Goodbye
The holiday: Thanksgiving. The year: 2002, three months after I had started dating the guy who would become my husband. I had taken the Amtrak train from NYC to DC for what I’d hoped would be a peaceful day with my mother, brother, and his family. But, as always, I was apprehensive. For our entire relationship, things rarely... Read more »

General Petraeus Had an Affair: Who the Heck Cares?

General Petraeus Had an Affair: Who the Heck Cares?
Another American hero took a tumble this week as news emerged that General David Petraeus, head of the CIA, had an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. It seems clear that he cheated. But do we simply write him off as a dirtbag because he had sex with someone other than his wife? I’m not so... Read more »
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Jonah Hill is a Dick Wad for Insulting 12-Year-Old Girls

Finally, the election is over. Now let’s get back to discussing important current events, like the fight on Twitter between CNN’s Don Lemon and actor Jonah Hill. Don Lemon tweeted: “Said hi to jonah hill in hotel. Think he thought I was bellman. Didn’t know his name till bellman told me. A lesson to always be kind.”... Read more »

Can I Get a Recount? Why The 2012 Presidential Election Should Continue Indefinitely

Can I Get a Recount? Why The 2012 Presidential Election Should Continue Indefinitely
Many of you are eager to find out whether Obama or Romney will win the 2012 Presidential Election, which apparently has been one of the most expensive and nastiest in history. I have to admit that I’m not ready for the fun to end. Trust me, no one is more surprised by this development than... Read more »

Katy Perry, My Kid, and A Religious Wake Up Call

Katy Perry, My Kid, and A Religious Wake Up Call
I’m having an existential crisis and it’s all Katy Perry’s fault. Since I watched her spectacular duet with an 11-year-old girl with autism at a fundraiser last month, I’ve had no choice but to confront the fact that I’m completely failing my daughter when it comes to teaching her about her religion. Here’s how it... Read more »
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