Opinion: Isn't It Time Women Stopped Calling Each Other 'Bitch?'

Women are super. So, why do we call each other names? Illustration by Dori Hartley Yesterday, a friend casually mentioned a conversatio...Do you really want your daughters to sound like Snookie?

Want a Stress-Free Christmas? Stop Saying How Stressful It Is!

Stop complaining and start celebrating. Illustration by Dori Hartley
I know a 41-ye...
Want something to go viral? Try joy this season.

Christmas for the Non-Religious is About Love, Peace and the Right to Believe in Just That

Holiday spirit doesn't have to be religious. Illustration by Dori Hartley It's a balmy 80 degrees down ...Religion may not be our thing, but love? Well, that's something to believe in.

Nervous Breakdown? When You're a Single Parent, That's Just Not an Option

Illustration by Dori Hartley
My 12-year-old daughter is finally at the age where, if I have to make a quick run to the store, I can leave her al...
When I leave, I say my "Single Parent Prayer," which sounds something like, "Please don't let me get killed while I'm outside. Or, at least, if I do get killed, let me come back from the dead to protect my child. Thanks."

Rocky Horror 'Glee' Episode a Time Warp for Original Floor-Show Frank

The author, in 1979, as Frank-N-Furter and now, as a mom. Photo by Mort Swinksy
Flashback 1978: It's taken me just a few short months to ge...
She went from 'Sweet Transvestite' in Greenwich Village to suburban Florida mom. And get this? Her kid still hasn't seen the movie.

Interview With a Witch Mom

Feri witch Lillitu Shahar Kunning and her son, Rowan. Credit: Lillitu Shahar Kunning
When clips of Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine ...
When Glinda asks, "Are you a good witch or a bad witch?" that question pretty much cements our delineation of the mysterious world of witchcraft. It's either good or bad. Feri witch Lillitu Shahar Kunning, would beg to differ.

Losing a Breast in a Body-Obsessed Culture

As her tween embarks into womanhood, this breast-cancer surviving mom contemplates the feminine figure. Illustration by Dori Hartley ...


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