In Defense of Non-Custodial Mothers

Recently, The Huffington Post ran an article that featured a mother's regret for leaving her children with their father post-divorce. She explained that the divorce left her feeling emotionally and psychologically fragile and she chose to live with relatives for a few years in order to regroup. She went on to explain that she regretted the decision, but it was the best one she had at time. ...more
This issue can be so complicated.  Thank you for sharing your story. more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @ccleonard27 oh, shoot.  that's kind of a good point.  I didn't even think about it.  (I may be ... more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @aprilzaimi I definitely mixed up the men, and since it seems that their plot lines are REALLY ... more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @@BehavioralChild I'm a HUGE desperate housewives fan, even through the bad years.  I'm also ... more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @robin plemmons I think you would giggle at some parts.  When someone references sex in the ... more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @JennaHatfield Some people on FB were saying they don't love her, either.  This baffles me, as ... more

GCB: Who Are The Real Mean Girls?

When I mentioned on my blog and on twitter that I couldn’t wait for GCB to premiere on ABC, I was inundated with people asking, mostly accusing, “Don’t you know what it stands for?”Well, yes, I know what it stands for, and yes, I set my DVR....more
 @Mandy_wellreadwife I died laughing that the dogs were named Tony and Romo.  I know more than ... more

Jennifer Egan Wins Pulitzer Prize, Commits Girl-on-Girl Crime

When I found out that Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad, I was thrilled. Girl power! That lasted about two minutes until someone pointed me to a Wall Street Journal post in which she calls chick-lit genre writing banal and derivative and that her advice to young writers is to aim higher. Oh goody, some literary girl-on-girl crime. ...more

I wasn't excited Egan won the Pulitzer because she was a woman, I was excited Egan won the ... more

My Hollywood Night at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards

4:05pm: The car was twenty minutes early, but I’m not ready. My dress and shoes are waiting on the bed, but my face is still makeup-free. My husband Jeff, due to walk the red carpet in under an hour, starts to think about something to wear. 4:53pm: We’re climbing into the shiny black Mercedes when I ask my husband to give me a final once-over. The sunlight reveals that my undergarments are showing, so it’s back inside for a few adjustments....more

We had such a blast that night, I'm still thinking about it!

Laura Tremaine is a more

My Hollywood Night at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards

4:05pm: The car was twenty minutes early, but I’m not ready. My dress and shoes are waiting on the bed, but my face is still makeup-free. My husband Jeff, due to walk the red carpet in under an hour, starts to think about something to wear. 4:53pm: We’re climbing into the shiny black Mercedes when I ask my husband to give me a final once-over. The sunlight reveals that my undergarments are showing, so it’s back inside for a few adjustments....more

Thank you so much! more