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A 21st Century Look At A 20th Century Abortion Law

I've been Pro-Choice since I read Orson Scott Card's classic Ender's Game, in which, the government limited the number of children parents could have, based on some sci-fi reason of intelligent selection, only parents who had especially…
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I love Ainsley, I mean Zack, I mean Ainsley, I mean Zack Best . . .

Time Magazine has an article, Playing Favorites: Why Mom Likes You (Or One of Your Siblings) Best, which proves what everyone who has a sibling and a parent has known since Cain and Able - that there is a favorite child. They have even gone…
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4th Grade Puberty Whirlwind

"Half the 4th Grade girls have boobs and wear bras," Ainsley reported. "Really? Like, for real?" I asked, stunned because no one had boobs until like the 7th Grade when I was in school. "Like they really need bras?" "Yeah." "Well, give…
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Life Coach: Dear Oprah, There's a Limit to my Magical DVR Powers

Dear Oprah, I was super-excited to open this month's O Magazine and see that your retirement lasted only one summer and you will now be offering Oprah's Lifeclass daily on your OWN Network starting October 10th. I have missed you and…
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"Demi Lovato Hates Herself," she said.

"You're lucky you got my hair, it's gorgeous," I say while I am curling her hair before school. The last six months is the first time in her life she has allowed me any access at all to her hair, because she wants more intricate styles than…
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Jess Weiner & Eating Disorders

Oh the hoopla over Jess Weiner's article in Glamour Magazine, "Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?" going to a doctor, finding out that she's 250 pounds, pre-diabetic and her cholesterol sucked and then having the audacity to do something about…