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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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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

Breaking the Fourth Wall of Parenting (or How to Eavesdrop on Your Teen)

When my daughter started high school this year I made a vow to not be one of those parents – the type who micromanage every detail of their child’s life while on a perpetual quest to get them into “the”

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I’m On the Radio Today!

Hey, I was on the radio today, talking to the very kind Frank Carmichael and the gang at WLIP radio in Wisconsin, talking about everything from Girl Scout cookies to the Oscars! It was fun. Thanks for having me Frank!

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Summoning My Inner Tiger Mom

I’m not going to jump into the Tiger Mom debate. Frankly, I’m so impressed by the genius of Ms. Chua book marketing that I wouldn’t dare take issue with the book’s actual contents. Clearly, she’s too smart to be taken

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NBC Is Ruining My Olympics!

I look forward to the Olympics for weeks, but then I’m horribly let down.  The coverage is infuriating!  Why does NBC think we want to watch sports till 12:00 midnight? Read more! – http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/nbc-235825-ice-olympics.html

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