Can girls be too strong?
Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com To say that I come from a family of fabulous strong women is an understatement. As a child, I remember my own mom ranting about how liberated she felt when she turned 40 (thus igniting fearless confrontations standing up for values she believed in). Both […]Read full story
Guilt: The Wasted Emotion
Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com Guilt is a wasted emotion. I thank my own mom, my best friend to this day, for teaching me this early on in life. Guilt wastes time. Guilt wastes energy. Guilt wastes your youth away. Guilt will NOT make you a good mother… it will […]Read full story
Do you date your kids?
Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com. How do you get through the extra-difficult toddler days of whining over wanting both dollies, crying because I didn’t provide enough crackers in the bowl and completely losing all shreds of human rationality over not being able to slam the bedroom door shut just to be […]Read full story
Seven Fabulous Fibs I Tell My Kids
Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com. All photos courtesy Jill Simonian. Do you lie? Most moms do. Most moms I know do. I find that even the most honest, open-armed, mother-Earth-to-all kinds of mothers fib to their kids. I think it’s fine. Fabulous, in fact. As mothers, we tell untruths […]Read full story
3, 2, 1… ENERGY! It’s Moms vs. Showbusiness Showdown
Disclosure: A version of this piece previously posted on TheFabMom.com E-N-E-R-G-Y. It’s a mystery of motherhood. Keeping up my energy between being a mom and working in showbusiness has been my personal experiment. And here’s one of my findings: Moms who work in entertainment just might be conditioned to handle motherhood best. A bold accusation, […]Read full story