The Shame Prom is coming

Please check out     The Shame Prom (on Facebook).Also check out this link to join us in West Los Angeles for the Shame Prom workshop.October 16th, 2011 ...more

Looking for volunteer writers

Looking for volunteer writers who have a unique story to tell about their lives. We are a modern family website and want stories about adoption, IVF,surrogacy, interracial marriages, two moms, two dads, single by choice, childless by choice, single moms, single dads. If you know a writer who is looking for an audience please contact me. website:, facebook and twitter. Check out our site and see if you would like to join our


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The story of the dog named Stitch

The story of the dog named Stitch The Story of Stitch from an outsider and not the biggest animal lover to boot....more

I never thought to call 911

I never thought to call 911 Today as I was finishing my last errand of the day and heading home, I turned on my usual short cut street and quickly passed a woman appearing to be weeding her garden but something seemed off so I drove around the block to make sure. There was Rose S. (a total stranger to me) sort of laying on her back crouching forward trying to sit straight up. I put down my window and asked if she was okay (I was across the street)....more

I love the New guy

I like the new guys As I age and have to go to more and more doctors for stupid accidents or sore feet, I tend to be more inclined to make an appointment with the "new guy". Not been offered choices with "new gals" but I would certainly pick them as well. My two new guys are both my kids ages 38-40 or younger (36). They are such eye candy for this old folk and they have actual personalities. I tend to engender conversations that both never thought they would have with a patient. I am like that....more

New article on The Next Family

Tooting my own horn

Mother's day for some ain't easy

Mother's day for some ain't easy For me Mother's day is always a bit tough. My memories of my mother are very limited and a lot not the greatest. I once asked my dad if my Mom wanted kids and he said absolutely. I find that difficult to sometimes see in my mother. I wanted kids for sure and I know my kids feel that love and need and want within me. When I look at my Mom today at 84 it is hard to recognize her spirit....more