Atheists Saved!

For a brief moment last week, I was saved — and as an atheist, that was new for me. Read story.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

No, I Won’t Go to Your Kid’s Show

There are parents who feel compelled to attend other people’s children’s events, and those who think that’s whack. Read story.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Backyard Chickens a Fowl Idea?

Getting a whiff of our agrarian roots is one thing, but mucking around in them daily? Read story.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

My Midlife, Half-Hearted Crisis

This is it, the infamous milestone that lands men in sports cars and spins women into torrid affairs with boy-toy trainers. Read story.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Manhattan Made

Kids need a week in New York City. Read story.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Benefits of the Boob Tube

Is it possible that while my kids are staring passively at today’s pudding-brain programming, they are actually learning important skills? Read story.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

No Children, No Comment

I recently suggested to my friend Miranda that when someone asks, “Don’t you want kids?” she should reply, “No, thank you; I just ate.” Read story.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Paranoid or Preventative?

Schools from elementary to high school are now putting students through “lockdown drills” to rehearse what to do if someone starts shooting up the campus. Read story.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Advice for Advice Columnists

I’ve always been in awe of advice columnists. They’re astoundingly astute, a rare species of human able to inhale chaos and exhale clarity. Read story.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

No to Botox

There is one vanity procedure to which I won’t submit: injecting Botox to eliminate the creases on my forehead. Read story.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tracking Your Teen

Technology now lets parents track nearly every move their teenagers make. Read story.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Don’t Bogart Christmas

There’s still much I don’t understand about this time of year. But the best thing about the season is how everyone wants to be a part of it. Read story.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Sex Won’t Induce Labor (Even If Your Husband Says So)

Reuters recently published a story with the headline “Sex Won’t Bring on Labor”. Read story.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Parental Kissing: Ewww

Our 7-year-old son mixes fruit punch with Dr. Pepper, yet he finds nothing so disgusting as my lips touching his dad’s. Read story.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Advice for Others Named Starshine

This is an important public service announcement for everyone out there named Starshine. Read story.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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