How I Got My Kids to Listen to Me

My kids have selective hearing. You won’t find this fact surprising because your kids or any others you’ve encountered likely have selective hearing, too. Basic, repeated requests such as ‘Please shut the refrigerator door” or “Don’t leave your wet towel on the floor” go ignored unless I: A) Ask at least three times B) Am … Continue reading How I Got My Kids to Listen to Me

Kids are the Ones Who Need Silent Doritos, Not Women

Much has been made of the recent news that the makers of Doritos, the crunchy, salty, finger-stainy snack, have decided that what the world needs right now, what it really, truly needs to solve all of the injustice, inequality, terrorism and nuclear threats that have become daily life is special snacks for ladies.  They poured resources into … Continue reading Kids are the Ones Who Need Silent Doritos, Not Women

The Unexpected Hazards of a Tragus Piercing

It's my birthday and, in addition to keeping a promise to myself to finally launch this blog after the requisite amount of procrastination , I decided to treat myself (#selfcare) to a pair of earrings at Maria Tash ("the American authority on body piercing")  that I’d been eyeing for a while. I say pair, but … Continue reading The Unexpected Hazards of a Tragus Piercing