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My Kids Never Hit First But They Always Hit Hardest

I’m a pragmatic woman, and that’s translated into my parenting. My son is seven and my daughter is ten. In ten years of parenting I have not uttered the words “don’t hit”. In our family the mantra is “don’t hit first”. If you hit hardest, it’s entirely likely I’ll take you out for ice […]

Taking Care of Business

I have a new post up at LA Moms today. I explain why we’ve taught our kids to hit hard. Go on over there are take a look, I’ll wait for you.

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Esa-Pekka Salonen’s final concert as Music Director of the LA Philharmonic

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Honey, Do You Think I Have A Pretty Vagina?

You know how there’s always that one guy who likes to go to a bar, drink too much and pick a fight with the puny guy in the corner? I’m a little like that. I like to have a second glass of wine and ask my husband a question that will make him squirm. Don’t […]

@iPhoneGran Is Not A Dinosaur

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Friday Confessions: I Drove A Tank

Really I did.

In 1988 during the Armed Forces Day Parade, the Marines left a door open on an LAV. My girlfriend and I put on flack jackets and helmets and hid in it.

One of the guys was amused by our behavior, and bet another Marine that we wouldn’t stay in the tank all the […]