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Featured on WordPress Mother’s Day Blog & a post

I’m honored to be featured in a special WordPress Mother’s Day Feature on MomBlogs!  Thanks WordPress and welcome new WordPress visitors! As Cheri wrote in her lovely post, I write about life with my three daughters, my aging and heightist

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Posted in Family, humor, mother daughter, mothering, Uncategorized, women, Writing

My Column in Working Mother Magazine

Here’s a humor piece I wrote that was in the Feb/March issue of Working Mother Magazine.  I wrote it last year when I was trying to talk to my daughter while editing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

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Posted in comedy, Family, humor, kids, parenting

Teachers – Give Us Parents A Break!

I know it’s a huge cultural taboo to criticize teachers, but they are not always perfect and I can’t keep quiet about this any longer. My beef is with the relentless assignment of outside projects.  I am fine with kids

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Posted in comedy, education, Family, humor, kids, mothering, parenting, Uncategorized

I’m Just Like Honey Boo Boo’s Mom!

Help! I don’t know how it happened but somehow I’ve turned into Honey Boo Boo’s mom. Check out my guest post on LA Parent.

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Posted in comedy, Family, humor, kids, life, mother daughter, mothering, parenting

The Fellowship of the Ham

About the time I thought the vein on my neck was going to explode from the stress of the holidays, I was suddenly struck with an unexpected heartwarming feeling. Oddly enough, this happened as I wrote the words “Pick-up ham”

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Posted in Christmas, culture, Family, food, holidays, life

The Most Un-Cool Mom Ever – Guest Post on Ooph

Check out my post on Ooph – Stefanie Mullen’s website for parents of teens and tweens. I’m so uncool!

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Posted in culture, Family, humor, kids, life, mother daughter, mothering

Book Excerpt from “Where to Dump a Dead Body . . .”

Yesterday I took Buddy to get his shots in case we have to board him during our vacation. I’m really hoping that our friend Barry will house-sit and watch Buddy because he gets so nervous at that boarding place. (Buddy,

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Posted in comedy, culture, Family, humor, kids, life, mothering, relationships, Writing