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this because, well, I lived
wasn't even a term
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sorry for what happened but
to come forward
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After my mother's death I found a fictionalized story on our highly complicated upbringing.
"Whatever happiness may be derived while raising children, the joy of feeding them trumps all others; the prospect of not feeding them is in fact the most deleterious."
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I’m not sure when this happened, but elementary schools are loading children up with intense performance anxiety creating kids so stressed out their brain is being wired with very bad chemicals, specifically cortisol. I thought this push to succeed logic typica… Read full post »
I wrote a piece a while back on parental substance abuse, and the fallout this has on their kids. Given the great number of celebrities that headline the news about their struggles with addiction, there is rarely a mention of the ensuing damage this has on their child/… Read full post »
I was involved in a minor car accident a few weeks ago. Los Angeles is an impossible city to drive in. Not only are you constantly negotiating gridlock traffic at all hours (where are these people going on the 5 at ANY given time?) but you… Read full post »
I don't get all the hullaballoo over this weeks episode of Girls, One Man's Trash. So, big deal, the storyline diverted from it's path and focused only on Lena Dunham, her boobs and a hot guy, Patrick Wilson.
Even Patrick Wilson chimed in: "It reminded me of my… Read full post »
We're ticked off at your neanderthal attitudes and politics and we've decided we're leaving: ...
"Legitimate rape" is almost reason enough!
We in New York intend to form our own country and we're taking the other Blue States with us.
In case you aren't aware that in… Read full post »
From the moment we met, everything about our relationship was broken. I was bicycling at Gold’s Gym in Hollywood, listening to Bob Dylan. I barely noticed the guy to my left. I’ll call… Read full post »
Whether it’s Randy Travis’ mug shots splashed across tabloids, news of Amanda Bynes hit-and-run after an earlier arrest for a DUI or community service handed to Miley Cyrus for drunk driving, there is a celebrity battle with substance abuse seemingly everyday.
I ambled down the street, dragging my old stuffed dog, Oscar, a matted, one- eared stuffie that I had since birth. Terrified for my sister who was at home being scolded, a familiar tremble took hold of my small body, a trembling I had no control over. People tremble. People hit each
The Past is Never Dead
It was writer/director Neil LaBute’s idea. “Why don’t I write a story, and Cultural Weekly can do a writing contest?” he asked.
The rules were simple: No more than 1,000 words, and it must contain a character or element from Neil’s original story.
We have all seen the endless American Apparel billboards, subway ads, bus stop posters, and magazine spreads for this company which primarily makes casual clothing targeted for the 18-25 age group, T-shirts, hoodies, shorts, underwear.
Dov Charney has built an emp… Read full post »
This is my first "open call" post, and it caught my eye for a number of reasons. I've never not been active or busy. Whatever that even means.
Here are a few things I do: Run a household, (this involves, cleaning, cooking, shopping, laundry, organizating, or seriously this house would com… Read full post »
I heard Rod Stewart's I Don't Want To Talk About It today and as music often does, I was transported back in time, that moment so clear in my memory, down to the shirt I wore, saying goodbye to the boy I had fallen in love with at 15. He… Read full post »
When you conceive using in-vitro- often times, there are a number of frozen embryos left over. Year after year, you receive a bill to store them, which can range from $200-400 dollars.
There are typically four options:
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It takes a lot of misses before you hit a bull’s yes. Extensive research has gone into high achievers, with the end result being more linked to discipline, drive and dedication than to innate talent, or the 3 D’s.
Many kids get easily frustrated at… Read full post »
It's February--- who can resist Girl Scout cookies? All over the country, girls will be earning their badges and raising money to keep this wonderful outfit going.
I used to be a girl scout, then got kicked out because I just had to be the best, I… Read full post »
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
It’s not too late to surprise dad or mom when they get home from work. Here is a great recipe for scrumptious gems on the table, ready for dessert. This takes 30 minutes from start to finish.… Read full post »
It is estimated that at least two out of every ten girls and one of every ten boys are sexual abused, at present a staggering 3M in the US have… Read full post »
The 2nd Largest Elementary School in California, Miramonte, spent two years, millions of state funded budget dollars and lots of hard work and sweat and accomplished what the teacher's union says is all that matters – Test Scores showing not everyone is a failure.
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I have always found the older man-younger girl subject intriguing. As a young girl myself years ago in Hollywood, there were many opportunities to hook up with an older, wealthy man, well placed in the industry, but I found it, well disgusting. I… Read full post »
Why I can’t stop watching The Help--Mrs. Lipsky 12/11
I’m 10, have 5 siblings, an absent mother that yanked us out of our predictable home and away from my father whom I adored. However, she did not. At 28, with 6 kids, all she could understand… Read full post »
It’s impossible to not notice all the signs, billboards and ads for the upcoming show featuring Playboy Bunnies. This has caused me a great deal of stress, not just because it seems the entire world is going backwards, but because it dredges up memories I really would rather forget.… Read full post »