In Defense of Mom Jeans: 10 Reasons to Rock the Look

2. They're flattering. Who decided jeans that begin at your vagina were a good idea? 3. Because you ARE a mom. It's okay to look like one. Just skip the holiday sweater. I'm not just saying that because I'm Jewish....more
Not Your Daughter's Jeans is my favorite brand. They specifically designed for us 'mature' women ... more

Why I Let My 14-Year-Old Move Out

My 14-year-old daughter, DQ, is moving out. It’s weird; I never thought I’d type these words before she turned 18. But here I am, standing by as she packs up her bags and prepares to leave the nest. My nest. The one I have padded with protection and comfort since the day she was born, through a messy divorce, during financially tight times, and in her tumultuous teen years. She is flying the coop with my assistance when I drive her a full three hours away to live with her father. And this might just be the hardest thing I have ever done in my life. ...more
Crissi, you are not alone. I had to make that tough decision for my 3 boys during a difficult ... more

Is It Selfish To Choose A Life Without Prescribed Medications?

Is it really so wrong for someone to choose not to live a life that is extended through prescribed medications? I have asked myself this question many, many times, and I always come back to the same conclusion: I refuse to live my life taking prescription drugs, no matter what the cost. It is my life, after all!...more
Thank you for sharing your personal story and sparking a lot of thought into our own lives. It ... more