When temper tantrums hit, this mom doesn't back down. Illustration by Dori HartleyIt's one of those mornings. I try not to take them personally. There's no rhyme or reason to it. Daughter #2 had gone to bed at a sensible 8:15...There is no negotiating with a first-grade terrorist. One must be prepared to make a spectacle.
Single mom? You're being judged. Credit: Corbis
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.Although there is a growing a...If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.
Fairy Godmother, where are you? Illustration by Dori Hartley My daughters and I make our way down the Walmart frozen food and cereal aisle. I cast furtive glances around me, hoping not to see anyone we know from the girls' school. I ...This mom might not have much money, but that doesn't mean she isn't rich in family.
Who loses the most in a divorce? Illustration by Dori HartleyI have a book on my nightstand, "On Becoming Fearless" by Arianna Huffington. I use it as a coaster. I hate water rings on wood. The cloudy circles remind me of wed...I doubt very much I will ever be convinced that divorce was the only option and that my husband and I and the girls will all be better people for it.
Remember Angie Everhart? The smoking hot supermodel turned actress turned Sly Stallone arm candy? Well, she's back and she would very much like to have your attention. Word on the street (and by street, I mean Perez Hilton) is that the 39-year-old...