Monthly Archives: December 2009

Barbie home invasion

It was inevitable that Barbie would wind up in our house at some point. After all we have a daughter born in America. I had hoped my little gal would at least have been able to hold up her end … Continue reading

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Being charged for being with child

If you were at home today flipping through the cable then you heard all about the general in Iraq who wants to punish women who get pregnant while on duty – making the preggos face a court-martial. General Anthony Cucolo … Continue reading

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Lessons from the mall, part II

I thought I was off the hook on “big talks” for the day after my daughter requested an explanation as to why women shave their bodies and men shave their faces, but no. Again, the mall, the source of many … Continue reading

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Married…with children

It’s taken me a few days to get through Elizabeth Weil’s Married (Happily) With Issues. Not because it wasn’t a stimulating page turner (it was) but because I have two kids under the age of four. Which is why Weil’s … Continue reading

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Kids Today

The “mall” near my house in Brooklyn always delights – if I don’t see the police escorting someone out each time I pick up diapers at the Target, it’s not a trip worth taking. So I wasn’t shocked when waiting … Continue reading

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