Win a $100 Gift Card to Your Favorite Bookstore

All you have to do is read this excerpt of THE BABY PLANNER, ...more

Full Frontal: Kim Kardashian Bares her Bod--and Her Soul

Turns out that Kim Kardashian has the same body issues as the rest of us. While growing up, says Kim, "I was wearing a C cup by the time I was eleven. I would go to bed and pray, 'Please, Lord, don't let my boobs grow any bigger.' I hated what was happening."...more

Agreed! I'll never understand why all the plastic surgery/enhancement is sold to them so young, ...more

Tucson Tragedy: It's Time for Comprehensive Universal Mental Health

The despair felt by the parents of the mentally ill -- especially those whose illnesses, such as schizophrenia, manifest into anger and has caused them to do physical harm to others -- is unfathomable by the rest of us....more

How to tell if Victoria Beckham's baby is a girl...

Posh Spice has a bun in the oven. The big question now is if she's carrying it high, or low. Supposedly a high baby indicates a girl. And after three boys (isn't that half a soccer team?) Mrs. Beckham deserves a little sugar in her life....more

Octomom: A Mother in Name Only

If you're looking for family tragedy, just go to the headlines: Lindsay Lohan and her family. Brittney Spears and hers....more

Hugh Hefner and Marriage

You've got to hand it to Playboy founder/editor-in-chief Hugh Hefner: he makes great headlines. From that standpoint, it pays to have a journalistic background....more

I want to be your Secret Santa

The best thing about the holidays is giving, not getting. I feel very blessed this year. One way in which I plan to give back is to play Secret Santa for one lucky reader. The prize: a $50 gift card to the book store of your choice. Here's how it works: ...more

Divorce: a Halloween Horror Tale

 I love Halloween. When my kids were younger, one of the thrills of living right off Caledonia Street in Sausalito, California, was that you were at Ground Zero for the town's trick or treat chicanery. The evening would start with a parade of li'l ghosts, goblins and costumes-du-jour, a costume judging contest, and then a promenade through the grid of streets that flank Caledonia Street before snaking up into the hills of Sausalito's weather-blessed banana belt....more

My relationship advice to newlyweds Katy Perry and Russell Brand

Omigod! Who'd have thunk it? Pop tart Katy Perry and comedian Russell Brand went out and got married! I guess my invitation got lost in the mail....more

Wow, just saw this comment today, so excuse me for not following up prior to now...

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