The Time I Waxed My Bikini Line for the First Time with My Best Friends (Published in Kveller)

My daughter and her BFFs were having breakfast at my kitchen counter after a sleepover. They were watching me flit about the kitchen, chopping and bagging ahead of my busy day so that we would have an easy and healthy Continue reading The Time I Waxed My Bikini Line for the First Time with My Best Friends (Published in Kveller)

When Your Kid’s Biggest Bully Is the Teacher (Published In Kveller)

My daughter expected that she would be hazed by upperclassmen in high school. She heard all the horror stories about freshman being shoved into lockers and sent on wild goose chases through the hallways, but these tales never materialized. To Continue reading When Your Kid’s Biggest Bully Is the Teacher (Published In Kveller)

3 Simple Tips For Planning Your Estate (Published in The Huffington Post)

As a trusts and estates lawyer, I spent much of my time for over a decade as an estate administrator, tidily wrapping-up human life on retainer for heirs of estates. Some estates were small, consisting of a checking account and Continue reading 3 Simple Tips For Planning Your Estate (Published in The Huffington Post)

The College Advice My Teen Actually Appreciated (Published In The Huffington Post)

My son survived his first semester in college. Actually, he more than survived – he thrived, matured, mellowed and had the time of his life. He even studied some. The night before we took him to school I was overwrought Continue reading The College Advice My Teen Actually Appreciated (Published In The Huffington Post)

Should Moms Intervene With Their Teen’s Friend Drama? (Published in Kveller)

October ushers in not only high pollen counts but the hugely anticipated and often dreaded homecoming dance. Non-stop chatter regarding the “right” dress, the “right” date, the “right” group, the “right” after-party—and all the wrong values—float in the air like Continue reading Should Moms Intervene With Their Teen’s Friend Drama? (Published in Kveller)