School: Let it Go

For the amount of yoga gear, yoga talk, yoga instagram quotes, yoga lifestyle sites, blogs, shops, philosophies, and classes that exist in our world today, we are lacking in dhyana (or zen).  In terms of the first days of school.  I have a few pearls of wisdom to share with you. Let it go According…

Talking to Fathers

I have a father and for most of my life also had two grandfathers.  Now that I’m married I have fathers-in law.  Now that I have children I have a husband who is a father as well.  Until recently, when I’ve been interviewing several Boston area fathers for a few pieces I’m working on I’ve…

I Am a Transvestite

This morning, on the drive home from dropping the kids off at school, I turned off the kid’s requested station (103.3) because I didn’t feel dressed for the clubs nor was I intoxicated enough to be listening to what was formerly known as dance music and who knows what it is now and turned on…

Motherhood: Sidestepping the Rat Race or Stomping on the Tails

It’s nothing new “housewife”, “stay at home parent”, “full time mom”, are all given lip service as something somewhere between “the hardest job on earth” and “must be so nice”.  I say “something” because it is not often regarded as a job in the traditional sense. The Oxford English Dictionary has two definitions of job:…

The Summer Interns

Sometimes, the lines between writer and blogger blur. It definitely depends on the blog or blogger. Some bloggers are journalists with paid jobs. Some journalists cringe at the idea of a blogger being held in the same regard as them. I don’t think of myself as a journalist or a food critic. I am uncomfortable…