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Mother-Daughter Self Image

This is Ainsley's Madmen self image. She doesn't get to watch Madmen, but she hyjacked my self image, so I stepped back and  let her create herself. This is my self image. I tried to be as realistic as possible. This may say a lot about…
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Cover Letter

Dear New York Publishing Industry, I miss you since I moved to Texas during the last recession. That baby I quit my really awesome travel trade writing/editing job for is 7 and the last baby is 3.5. I want to come back. I've been doing two…
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Glamour Shot

She looks like . . . . Me. It's not me, it's a model named Lizzie Miller. But, she looks like a normal woman. One I might encounter anywhere, including in my mirror. I gasped when I saw it. In a good way. I'm not sure why I would prefer to…

Back to Routine

Today's the first day of a new school year. Ainsley is starting 2nd grade. Zack is in pre-school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. So, I get a lot of one-on-one time with Zack. And a little time to work uninterrupted. I decided I should just create…
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The Anti-Shocker

Hollister back to school t-shirts are inappropriate. They have sexualized messages on them. I can't even muster up any fake shock today. Sorry. Am I officially desensitized or just having an off week? Jezebel can at least still muster up…
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Lose 47 lbs in 1 Month!

Attention Moms: Lose 47 Pounds with 1 Old Rule! Have the baby! I've finally, after 3 years of toiling away on this site, made it to Internet fame. Maybe you, like many others who email me to ask if I've taken up modeling or extreme dieting,…
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Know Your Power - Book Review

I picked up a copy of Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters by Nancy Pelosi on a flight from Salt Lake City to Dallas. This book gives insight into how a housewife with five children became the first female Speaker of the House…
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Authentic Beauty

With all the Photoshopping that goes on, do you ever reflect on the beautiful women in your life and notice that it's the "flaws," freckling, variation in tone, hairlines, creases and wrinkles that make them uniquely, authentically beautiful?…
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Miley @ Teen Choice Awards

When I was 16 years old, I was stark-raving mad boy-crazy. Promiscuous, extremely provocative. My parents, my whole family, were fundamentally religious and I simply could. not. be. contained. I was hyper-sexual. However much my parents, my…

Ariel - The Little Mute

My daughter, like every five-year-old girl loves the Disney Princesses. I mean, we can't really walk through any store without seeing clothing, dolls, books, backpacks, flash cards, puzzles, games, dress up clothes, videos, bed spreads or…
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Thieves for N1H1 Virus (Swine Flu)

Broadcasters and government officials have put the scare on about N1H1 virus reeking havoc on the new school year. There is still no vaccine. I have only one solution to offer - Thieves. This bottle of essential oils combines the oils thieves…
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Bored with Being Incensed

Noah Cyrus, Miley's nine-year-old sister was photographed on a stripper pole with her friends at a night club before the Teen Choice Awards. Read that story on Dlisted. Also in the Dlisted story is a new teen pop group titled The Lolitas.…