Posts tagged "parenthood"

In Defense of the Parents at Grant Achatz's Alinea

In case you missed the baby-inspired brouhaha of the week, allow me to fill you in: Grant Achatz, superstar chef of Alinea, found himself in a pickle on Saturday night when a couple’s unruly infant cried during the restaurant’s dinner service. Alinea happens to be one of America’s most celebrated restaurants, where you too can enjoy... Read more »

Why I'm Downsizing, Everywhere

I’m on a rampage. I’m not sure how it started and I don’t quite understand why it’s happening, but I’ve been purging crap from just about every area of my life. I have to say, it feels amazing and totally freeing. Is downsizing the next big thing?  According to two articles in the New York... Read more »

Mom Confessions: I Feel Old

Mom Confessions: I Feel Old
I felt old yesterday, a rare occurrence, even though I’ll be turning 39 later this year. My clash with reality took place at Vidal Sassoon, where an absolutely stunning 22-year-old stood behind me with her hands resting gently on my shoulders, poised to give my raggedy hair a desperately needed trim. Dressed in a style I’ll call... Read more »
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Thanks, Zuck, For Giving Me Back My Family

Thanks, Zuck, For Giving Me Back My Family
One of my favorite pastimes, I’ve recently learned, is trash-talking Mark Zuckerberg, whom I like to call Markie Zee. Maybe it’s because he seems a little arrogant or because I’m completely addicted to his time-suck of a website. Or it could even be that I’m jealous that he’s a kajillionaire and that his startup is... Read more »