Monthly Archives: July 2012

What I’ve Learned From Celebrities About Relationships

My boyfriend Dave and I are approaching our 3 ½ year anniversary and I’m pretty sure that makes me a relationship expert.   How did I get so smart?   Easy.   Everything I know about relationships, I learned from the tabloids. If you have doubts or concerns about your relationship, I suggest you head immediately to your […]

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My Babysitter Is Better At This Than I Am

When observing your kids’ caregivers in action, do you ever get an inferiority complex? I’m SAHM-ing it these days, but I swear our date night babysitter puts my parenting to shame.  She’s like the Latina Mary Poppins: cheerful yet calm, confident yet flexible and seeming to possess a black belt in the parenting arts.  (No, […]

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My Anti-Bucket List: 10 Things I Have No Interest In Doing Before I Die

Damn that Morgan Freeman–the whole world is bucket list crazy.  Walking through any airport bookstore, I’m bombarded with thousands of things I should be doing, seeing, reading and eating before I die. Too many things!  Can’t be done!  Time is precious, sure, but is turning life into an epic to-do list the way to enjoy […]

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Did I Have To Know I Was Pregnant?

When I was knocked up with Viv, Dave and I became obsessed with the television program “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant.”  Have you seen this show?  It’s AMAZING.  In every episode, a woman recounts how she somehow made it through 9 months of gestation without ever realizing there was another person growing in her […]

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When Strangers Attack!

Last week, Dave, Viv and I ate at a casual outdoor restaurant that welcomes families.  Our 18-month-old is a delightful lunch companion, but she’s a bit of a slob, and new with a fork, so chunks of grilled cheese and an entire cob of corn had fallen to the patio below. I was away from […]

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