Part II, So You Figure Out That Dudes Are the Problem, But You’re Married to a Dude. Hahaha, Awkward. What Now?

It’s been giving me palpitations and stomach aches, trying to figure out how to write for women right now. To write for myself. There’s so much to cover and I don’t want to get it wrong. I’ve gotten bogged down in research a few times, gone down some deep rabbit holes. Here’s where I’ll start: …

So, Hey. The Patriarchy. That’s a Thing. Rape Culture? That’s a Thing, Too. Who Knew? (We Fucking Did) Part 1

#metoo #yesallwomen #fuckingpissed I’ve been trying to write my reaction to the out-ing of Harvey Weinstein, and the #metoo resurgence on the internet. I keep going between a hell storm of anger, DON’T YOU FUCKING ROLL YOUR EYES, OR I WILL STAB YOU IN YOUR PIG FACE, and lying face down on the floor in exhaustion. I …

And That’s the Last Time That Trader Joe’s Cashier Will Ever Engage With a Middle-Aged Woman Wearing Sunglasses Inside

At Trader Joe’s recently, I told the friendly cashier inquiring about my day, that I was not having a “real good adult day.” He commiserated. We all have terrible adult days. On that particular day, I was hungover after attending a charity function the night before, and although I gave myself a few good adult …

Maybe Parenting Doesn’t Have to Be That Hard. Read This To Find the Magic Recipe for Success.

I have said before that I take all my parenting advice from the titles of articles I read online while sitting on the toilet or in traffic.   It’s true. Pretty much.    But sometimes, these literally THOUSANDS of parenting articles that fly by just seem overwhelming and intimidating. Like, maybe I’m failing and I …

Lifestyle and Parenting Magazine Version of Kid Ran into Street, Got Smacked by Mom

I want to start a lifestyle and parenting magazine that makes fun of other lifetime and parenting magazines.   An essay about that terrifying experience every parent faces, of having a kid run out into the street, from our “We’re Just Like You. Except Way, Way Better” section:   ‘One day my child ran toward …