Raising an Only Child … and Why It’s Not a Crime

Raising an Only Child … and Why It’s Not a Crime

“Is he your only child?” This question, said with a mixture of curiosity and horror, has come my way more times than I can count. There are a lot of other only-child questions and statements on this playlist, too: “When are…

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4 Nervous Habits that You Can Break

4 Nervous Habits that You Can Break

1. Nail Biting. In the old days, around 1990 – Yikes. I worked many beauty campaigns. Only one time did the company, Revlon, hire a hand model for the shoot. Yes, this happens. One model is hired for her face, and…

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Releasing Her Ego Changed Her Life

Releasing Her Ego Changed Her Life

I used to be such a planner. Everything had to run on time, in an endless conveyor belt type manner. I would get restless when people took too long in line at the grocery store, or anywhere for that matter. I…

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How to Date Like a Boss Post-Divorce

How to Date Like a Boss Post-Divorce

“Dating Post-Divorce” Does that phrase fill you with horror? Make you want to run to the fridge and eat a quart of ice cream? If you’re like many women who find themselves newly single after a divorce, you’re not alone. But…

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Living in the Dark

Living in the Dark

I tend to not sleep well these days. I’d complain but the night is my friend. I like it when the sun sets, it’s giving passage to the day that may or may not have been a good one. Regardless of…

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Why I Want to be Rich

Why I Want to be Rich

“Money isn’t everything.” That’s what they say. “Money doesn’t buy happiness.” “No, maybe it doesn’t – but it sure as hell helps.” That’s what my father says. He says, “Here—let’s do this. You have 2 million dollars, and I have $25K…

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Running with Scissors

Running with Scissors

The first time I held a pair of scissors I was in first grade. My teacher, Ms. Bebe oversaw the scissor proceedings with solemn gravity. “Children always remember to wrap the palm of your hand around the blades of your scissors.…

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Your Bed

Your Bed

Forever and a day is what I once will have it said that/if I can make your bed I can be led to see the world through your eyes and not die until I see the wit in your life’s grit.…

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