I’m a Mom, a Hot Mess Mom

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Perhaps this has been going on forever but it feels to me that parenting and, more specifically, motherhood has gotten competitive. Pinterest has single-handedly turned those of us who aren’t crafty into nervous wrecks with giant inferiority complexes. Have you seen some of the Bento boxes with eggs made into minions and gahdamn carrots turned […]

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Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater?

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There’s an old saying: Once a cheater, always a cheater. But is this necessarily true? People cheat for a variety of reasons, from “I was drunk and she was there and I couldn’t find my pants” to “I have been miserable in my marriage for a long time and I have no regrets about my […]

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I am THAT Dog Owner

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I used to make fun of LA people with their dogs’ massage therapy, psychics, organic oatmeal scrubs, bedtime story reading (not making this up), play-dates and chef-prepared raw meals. Until I got Henri.  I found the little guy at Adopt and Shop in Culver City and it was love at first sight. I felt guilty […]

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They Have Guns But We Have Flowers

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Sorry, terrorists, but we’ll always have Paris. Always. Paris isn’t a place as much as it is an indomitable spirit. It hurts so much to see the City of Lights in such turmoil but, at the same time, I can’t help but feel that love will prevail. Watching the people of Paris talk not of […]

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6 Indicators He Just Wants Sex

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Men are pretty basic creatures. Basic instincts like food and fucking can sustain us for ages. Most women already know their power over us, and we will do just about anything to get you into bed. That doesn’t mean we never commit or become serious, but you’ve got what we want. Here are some clear […]

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Diary of a Type A Meditation

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I’ve been told I’m a tad – uh – tightly wound. And, yes, this is a huge understatement. I’m Type A to the max with a flair for anxiety. I make it almost sound fun, don’t I? Well, it’s not. It’s like living everyday with no epidermis. So my therapist recommended I start meditating. I […]

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