The Olympics are making me see red right now. No, not red, white and blue. Just red. Why? Four little letters and one huge disease: Zika. And I want to scream another four-letter word at the International Olympic Committee and the World Health Organization for saying that “there is no […]
Why Trump's Misogyny Is So Dangerous for Our Kids
I am sitting on the couch, cuddling with my newborn daughter, drinking in that wonderful baby smell and marveling at just how perfect she is. I just want to stare at her, maybe catch up on some bad TV and have a glass of wine—the really good stuff that I would’ve yelled […]
Is It Ever OK to Yell at a Complete Stranger's Child?
You know those stories that fascinate you, horrify you and confuse you—all at once? There’s one going on right now that I can’t seem to get my head around. By now, I’m sure that most of you have heard the story of Darla Neugebauer, the diner owner in Portland, Maine, who screamed at a […]
Hey, Girl: It’s OK to Wear Sweatpants
Lesson of the week: Do not get between a mom and her sweatpants. Eva Mendes learned this the hard way after making the following comment: “You can’t do sweatpants. No, ladies! Number one cause of divorce in America: Sweatpants. Of course, after the fact, she said she was joking, and her hottie—er, I mean, her […]