Go Fund Yourself

Why I won’t be helping you start your modeling career, and other crowdfunding boo-boos. Read story.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Cacophony of Corporate Squawk

Starshine versus the evils of nonsense business speak. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Girl to Girl with Piper Kerman, Ex-Con

Starshine and the author of Orange is the New Black talk about the unjust correctional system. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Bedtime: An Emotional Odyssey

The nightly highs and lows of the tucking-in ritual. Read story.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Immune to the Facts?

Starshine pens a letter to the anti-vaccine parents urging them to come around. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Remember Boredom?

Smartphones turn our lives into a game of schedule Tetris — and we’re losing. Read story.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Year’s Resolutions for Laggers

The reason I haven’t set any goals for 2015 is because it demands personal reflection, which is dreary, and accountability, which is yucky. Read story.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A Letter to the Bullied

Bullies grow up to be losers. And you won’t even have time to feel smug because you’ll be so busy sharing your sparkly you-ness with a grateful world. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dating a Musician? I Recommend Bass Players

I’ve dated a lot of musicians. And if you’re looking for a band member who can make your soul wail a power ballad, there’s no better choice than a bass player. Read story.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Plan B Partners

A Daily Mail survey revealed that half of married women have a “fall-back partner” in mind just in case their marriages go south. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Welcome to Parenting

Having kids is, in every way imaginable, an extreme sport. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

’80s Dancing Is the Only Tolerable Workout

Keep your CrossFit; I want to bust out the Belinda. Read story.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Pray Tell: The Hocus Pocus of Happy Thoughts

I’ve never understood prayer. Don’t know the point of it, how it’s accomplished, or what the word means exactly. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Women’s Bits

I learned that a survey of 1,000 British women revealed that only half of those aged 26-35 were able to correctly identify the vagina on a simple diagram. Read story.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Road Hazards: Driving with My Teen

I’m given to pondering the great questions of life, like why in Saab’s name are 15-year-olds allowed to operate moving vehicles on public roadways? Read story.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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