• A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To My Kids Not Shutting Up About Halloween

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    It’s August 29th and Balthazar, my 8-year-old, knows what he wants to be for Halloween. For those skilled in looking at a calendar, you’ll note that Halloween is exactly 9 weeks, or 63 days away. “Do you think you could get me a Dr. Who costume?” he asks. “I’m definitely going to be Dr. Who… Read More

  • 4 Ways To Ruin Your Hair

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    I wish I were friends with the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. It’s not that I’d want to hang out on parade lines with her waving for no particular reason, it’s that I wish I could have been the friend on the other end of the text when Kate said, “I think I’m going to… Read More

  • Cocktails At Kid’s Parties

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    This weekend is a Double. A Double is when both of my kids have two birthday parties to attend, each day of the weekend. For those as bad at math as me, a Double means I have to get my kids to four birthday parties this weekend. In general, I try to accept all birthday… Read More

  • Why My First “Date Night” With My Daughter Was a Total Win


    I had a tough choice to make and it was keeping me up at night. See, I was invited to a special screening and party for the release of the new movie Hotel Transylvania 2 and I could bring a guest. Children were welcome, even encouraged, so, naturally, I wanted to bring one of my kids. But… Read More

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