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A Love Letter to Bruno Mars

A Love Letter to Bruno Mars

Dear Bruno, I fell in love with you last Friday night in Miami. But don't worry. It's not what you may think. I'm not a stalker. And I'm not (too) crazy. I'm just a 47 year-old (happily married) mother of a teenage daughter.
My Baby Starts High School (And I Screw Up)

My Baby Starts High School (And I Screw Up)

I went the wrong way when I dropped my baby off at her new school this morning. I should have stayed in the right lane but at the last minute, I second guessed myself and veered in to the left lane. That was for student parking. Not student drop-off. Yes, my baby is going to...
Talking To My Daughter (Without Words)

Talking To My Daughter (Without Words)

I went to my daughter’s 8th grade awards ceremony this morning. I was really proud that she was getting an award for maintaining a 3.5 GPA for the last three years.
Me, My Kid And Big Sean

Me, My Kid And Big Sean

My daughter and I went to see Big Sean last Thursday night. Yes, Big Sean. The rapper who sings Dance A$$ with Nicki Minaj. Who denigrates women with his lyrics. My almost 14 year-old kid has a thing for rappers. And explicit music.
Out On A Saturday Night (Role Reversal)

Out On A Saturday Night (Role Reversal)

Talk about a role reversal. This past Saturday, all three of our teens went to the movies. Without us. The 16 year-old boy had asked if we could drop him off at the theater so he could meet up with a half a dozen of his friends from high school.
Oh, That's Why I Feel This Way (PMS)

Oh, That’s Why I Feel This Way (PMS)

I get in to bed. My heart is beating rapidly but all I’ve done is walk up the stairs. My head is full of things I have to get done. I actually have a pain on one side of my brain and I’m contemplating waking my husband up and telling him that I’m having a...