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The 80′s Movies I Can’t Wait to Show My Daughter

The last time my 3-year-old was home sick from school, I ran out of kids’ movies to watch and wound up showing her a good chunk of “Dirty Dancing.” I knew it wasn’t age-appropriate for my preschooler, but the whole Penny-needs-an-abortion plot went right over head, and she was totally riveted by the dance numbers. […]

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A Letter to My Daughter Who is Starting College (In 16 Years)

Viv turns two next month, and I’m already panicked by the thought that she will not always live under my roof.   To help calm my fears, I’ve drafted a letter full of sound parental wisdom that I plan to give my daughter when it’s time for her to leave the nest.  Dear Viv, Tomorrow, you’re […]

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My Blonde Ambition

Has anyone ever made a comment on your appearance, positive or negative, that changed your perception of yourself, like, forever? For me, it was when a hair stylist described the natural color of my tresses as “mousy brown.” I was in my early 20s, trying to dress for success at my first real job in […]

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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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