Archive for February 2013

What is Sequestration & Why Politicians Are a Bunch of Windbags

I try to keep my head buried in the sand when it comes to politics, mostly because I can’t stand to see the people we elected act less mature and collaborative than my kindergartener. But this week we all have no choice but to pay attention, because of a major standoff taking place between the... Read more »

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Needs to Get Over Herself

In a few short weeks, lucky women all across America will get to hear one of the top businesswomen of our era, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, tell us that not only are we failing in the workforce, but that it’s partly our own fault. Sandberg, who has been quoted as saying, “I always thought... Read more »

Bribing My Kid With Cash: Brilliant or Misguided?

Do you know how you sometimes make a decision about your kid and think – wow, this is either amazingly brilliant or I’m totally screwing this child up for the rest of her life? Well, that’s the situation I’m in now, and it all started with a piggy bank that digitally counts the amount of... Read more »
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Wrinkles Are Beautiful, Said No Woman Ever

Wrinkles Are Beautiful, Said No Woman Ever
My preoccupation (fine, obsession) with my muffin tops has subsided recently, only to be replaced by a more intense preoccupation (ok, obsession) with what’s happening to the lower part of my face and my neck. Years ago, I remember watching Nora Ephron on Oprah, talking about how she disliked her neck. Being only a few... Read more »

Why I'm Done Posting Photos of My Kid On Facebook

Why I'm Done Posting Photos of My Kid On Facebook
About a month ago, I made the decision to stop publishing photos of my kid on Facebook or anywhere else online. And though I’m aware that this development may disappoint all of the friends and family who love seeing pictures of her adorable little mug, I don’t plan to change my mind any time soon.... Read more »

Chris Brown's Brawl with Frank Ocean and What It Means for Rihanna

Chris Brown's Brawl with Frank Ocean and What It Means for Rihanna
Rihanna and Chris Brown, the man who practically killed her right before the Grammys in 2009, are back together. She’s proclaiming to the world that their reconciliation is her decision and she knows exactly what she’s getting herself into. Like many women who go back to their abusers, Rihanna says it’s different this time around. Based... Read more »
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