Archive for the ‘HuffPo’ Category

Ever More Starter Marriages

It amazes me how often the subject of Starter Marriages comes up. I’ve thought about it a lot recently, coming on the 10th anniversary of writing the book. It was about this time 11 years ago that I began to circulate a book proposal on the subject, in the wake of my own Starter Marriage. […]…
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In Praise of Puffy Stickers

I have a post up at the Huffington Post today, rather dramatically entitled, Raise the Price of Toys. My point, really, is that because toys have become so cheap, relatively speaking, we parents are inclined to buy more of them. This in turn, makes us value them less, but it also makes children value their […]…
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Angry Mom

I’ve been meaning to write a story about “maternal profiling” for a few months now. Maternal profiling being the filthy practice of discriminating against pregnant women and new mothers (and even women who seem like they are going to get pregnant soon — employers reading wedding rings and incipient eye wrinkles like tea leaves…). Anyway, […]…
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Computerized Diapers

I am blogging about my own blogs — late! This was actually posted at the Huffington Post on Monday night, but yesterday was a crazy day, made all the more difficult by exhaustion. My newly potty-trained daughter is so pleased with her accomplishments that she wakes up at midnight, 5:30am, etc. to show off her […]…
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