Sucked into countless school fundraiser sales — whining and grumbling all the while — I've slung chocolates and coffee. Read story.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Santa Barbara author Jenna McCarthy's new book, If It Was Easy, They'd Call the Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon: Living With and Loving the TV-Addicted, Sex-Obsessed, Not-So-Handy Man You Married. Read story.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
As a parent, I’m hoping to impart some life lessons to my son by modeling proper English in my texts. Read story.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
If tenderness is the opposite of violence, then perhaps shutting down the ole shag factory is a reasonable whack at peace. Read story.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
While divorce alleviates the intolerable tensions of a sour marriage, the children of divorcing couples rarely feel the same relief. Read story.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
You can't lob a legume through a restaurant these days without hitting someone on a fussy — and fairly freaky — diet. Read story.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Though we may have hunches about our kids, experts say we can't ever really tell. Read story.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
My gal pals flirt with traffic cops, parking attendants, mechanics—all in the name of snagging a bargain, an upgrade, or speedier service. Read story.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
It's our beloved bedtime ritual: In the dark of my son's room, at the edge of his small bed, I sing him to sleep every night. Read story.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Ladies melt under the benevolent touch of a warm-palmed fella intent on liquefying our tension. Read story.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
After years of careful evasion, my husband and I finally let our 8th-grader create a Facebook account. Read story.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The media mess at the S.B. News-Press went down five years ago this month. Read story.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Give kids a clothing budget and let them make their own decisions about how to spend it. Read story.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Decade-cap birthdays are like utilitarian rest stops on a far-reaching span of highway; you stop obligingly, stretch, pee, and have a look around whether you feel the urge or not. Read story.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Outside the United States, circumcision is prevalent only in Muslim nations, Southeast Asia, Israel, and South Korea. Read story.