My Beautiful Self

When and how did you begin to doubt yourself? Was it rejection from someone you deemed important? Did you, at some point, begin comparing...

My Boyfriend

It seems that there are a rash of men who want “my man” privileges with “my boyfriend” capabilities. Back in Jr high when all it took was...

Always My Baby

Remember when they were growing up and you couldn’t wait to cut them loose when they became adults? Well guess what? They’re adults. Do...

Bad Bitches Unite

What constitutes a bad bitch? Seeing as I've never been one, I had to ask around. The answers that I got were disturbing. I learned,...

Sprinkle It Like Confetti

We all know that charity should start at home, but why do people have such a hard time with accepting that it shouldn’t happen only at...

WHO ARE YOU CALLING OLD?

My daughter and her best girlfriends wrote a best seller, The Bestie Code (insert registered trademark symbol here) (buy it on Amazon);...

Bask in YOUR Glow

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “if your goals don’t make you want to throw up, they aren’t big enough”; if you haven’t, you may be...

Is vanity REALLY a bad thing?

Vanity, by definition, is an inflated pride in yourself or your appearance; something vain, empty or valueless. But is it? Why does it...

Slow Down - You Need A Minute

Running through the city going nowhere fast. I believe that we are moving so fast and doing so much that we are missing out on such...

To Trust or Not To Trust

When you ask most people about losing trust the primary thing you hear is that lying causes them to stop trusting somebody. I get it, and...

Do you even know HOW to date?

A question my eldest asked me after I broke off an engagement. First, that wasn’t his business (ok, maybe it was since he was my go-to...

Validation - Not Just For Parking

How many times have you sworn that you don’t need anybody to validate you? None? Oh, the lies you tell. OK, maybe not you, but as for me,...

Color Struck

I was born in the 60’s and became a teenager in the 70’s. I was super sheltered and ridiculously naïve. And scared. And mostly unhappy. I...

Their Secret Club

When you have children so many of your thoughts become clear, defined and sometimes frightening. You want the absolute best for them. You...

French Onion Soup

Mama 1935 – 1986 RIP If you're a parent, do you have memories of saying “I’ll never do this when I have kids? I have so many myself. I...

Stop Calling Me MOM!!

At what point do you stop mothering your children? Maybe it’s like the answer to the question: how many licks does it take to get to the...

My Broken Eggs

I read somewhere, no doubt the internet, that an egg broken from the outside dies, but an egg broken from the inside comes to life. I can...

Cat Naps are for Cats

It’s 5:15AM in Arizona, Saturday morning. In the past 48 hours I believe that I’ve enjoyed a whopping 12 hours of sleep, delivered in...