Monthly Archives: January 2015

I don’t get the ‘cougar’ thing.

This week, I was chatting with a few other working moms around my (45-55 year old) age group about the “cougar” phenomena, older women thriving on the attentions of younger men. Rooted in The Graduate and Summer of ’42, we

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If my son is the one who got pinned, why am I the one who’s crying?

If you tuned in last week, you know that I am doing my best to be a good ‘wrestling’ mom. Well, my reluctant wrestler got pinned, and it was hell to watch. Possibly worse than actually being the one who

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High school wrestling: And here I thought I had seen it all.

And here I thought I had seen it all. Until I witnessed my first high school wrestling meet. As (an epic absence of) luck would have it, my son was the first one to wrestle, and it was his first

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#BeautyIsAChoice

I feel more beautiful now than ever in my life. In my 20’s, 30’s and even mid-40’s, I held a mistaken belief that other people’s view of my beauty mattered. Their complimentary words raised my head a little higher, sparked

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