"Brown" and Out in Beverly Hills

Why is this man smiling?Ashton Kutcher—what were you thinking, dude?...more

Same Same, But Different

Almost exactly 10 years ago I had a cyst removed from my right ovary....more
I think all moms have thought about what would happen to their precious little one if something ...more

Motherhood's Greatest Hits

Bird's Eye View of AmalíaA couple of months ago a young male friend asked me, "How has motherhood changed you?"...more

Diving for Blessings

Angela Wylie's photo of Theophany in Australia from theage.com.auI love Miami Beach, but I yearn for New York....more

Nice Work if You Kin Get It

Image taken from Primal Blueprint ExplorerThere may be a job shortage of epic proportions going on, but as the holiday season slouches towards us, it's clear that there's no shortage of kin work....more

What's in a Name?

The first challenge of parenthood. ...more

Earthquakes, Hurricanes, and Other Acts of God and Man

There's a Yiddish saying that when man plans, God laughs. Apparently, when I plan, the laughter comes from my infant daughter Amalía, who was due to arrive in this world on August 19th, if not before, my doctors said, judging from her size. When I heard that, I began making plans....more
Congrats! She is a beautiful little girl!more

Sibling Revelry

Raksha Bandhan image from www.4to40.comAre you ready for Raksha Bandhan?...more

Beauty from Birth

Baby girl with earrings, from babyphotospictures.comAt our childbirth prep class on Sunday I bravely asked t...more

Birth Control?