In Defense of Motherhood: Because Apparently I’m Under Attack

I’m a bad mother. I don’t beat my children, I don’t neglect them; they aren’t particularly indulged nor are they coddled. According to the latest research, I’m a bad mother. The University of Whosiewhatsis has a brand new research study declaring that mothers who [fill in the blank] raise children who [fill in the blank]. I would quote the study for you, but I’m really quite busy with Little League, book club, homework, cooking and volleyball. I’m too busy raising my children to spend an inordinate amount of time reading …

Los Angeles: Prepping for March 3rd

Who? Nick Patsaouras What? City Controller, we’re about to lose Laura Chick who did a magnificent job of auditing the city’s books. Where? March 3rd, you’re going to vote, aren’t you. Oh, and tomorrow, Sunday March 1st we’ll have a get together at The Laurel Tavern. RSVP here, this is your invitation. Why? Because Nick will bring business back to city hall. I’m tired of politicking, hand shaking, Press Releases and cameras. We need whomever follows in Laura Chicks’ shoes to be worthy. Nick can get the job done. How? …

Friday Confession: Cooking

When I’m cooking I set kitchen timers so that my family thinks I’m following really involved recipes. Really, I’m just cooking blind, but it’s so much more impressive with dinging in the background. For my Friday Confessions click here If you want to confess anonymously click here.