Monthly Archives: March 2013

Teaser, Teaser

Who would have thought that one of these children had a fever of 103 and one of these children refused to even brush his hair? Well maybe you can tell who didn’t brush his hair…  

The Banana, The Beezer, The Bugle, And The 80s

“What anatomical part is sometimes referred to as the banana, the beezer, and the bugle?” “I mean, is there a right answer here that isn’t penis? And did you say Beejer?“ This is why I can’t win at Trivial Pursuit.  I came really close, too. I answered some really easy…

In Another Lifetime

My daughter has another big audition coming up—principal in a movie. What this means for us is that when the sides comes in, Emily and I sit down and have a conversation about the character—who she is, what she likes, how she might behave, how she might dress. And then…

Better Than No

I have been thinking quite a little bit about the word NO recently and how often I might use it with my children. I’m not the only one, either. And then I saw a tweet by one of my most favorite people (and writer at YMC): And it hit home….

THE TIREDS And Why I Can’t Be Trusted with Infomercials

I’m suffering from this weird kind of extreme exhaustion. The kind that makes you feel a little bit like you’ve been hit by the Sweet Pickles Bus. What? Just me? No one else remembers loving that commercial and calling the number and ordering the 40 books that came in the…

Gap and TIFF: A Match Made in MY Heaven

If you have ever visited this site before, you know that two of my most favorite things are pop culture and fashion. Don’t believe me? Well, not that I need to give you any proof, but I can tell you that in addition to this place over here, I write…

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