I was totally blindsided (as usual) when my then 16-year-old son dropped what is arguably the most important question since, “Where do babies come from?” over dinner one night: “Mom, how did you know who to marry? I mean, how did you Continue reading My Son Asked How I knew Who To Marry And This Is What I Said (Published in Kveller)
Here’s a news flash: You can’t choose your in-laws any more than they can choose you. Many rationalize that after the wedding tensions will dissipate. If that were true, the terms “monster-in-law” and “bridezilla” would not exist, and we would Continue reading 5 Ways To Reduce In-Law Related Anxiety (Published in The Huffington Post)
Here is the latest entry from the Kenny and Erris project: She Said, He Said: The Gender Eclipse. Kenny and Erris are close friends, blissfully married to others and tackling gender-related issues from their respective viewpoints. This time we were Continue reading Can Men and Women Be Just-Friends Without the Sex-Thing Getting in the Way?
Perhaps one day I will pay homage to the group that forever morphed me into the dancing queen, swaying in my bell-bottoms (Johannesburg circa 1979), mouthing the words into my hairbrush. But today, this is for my Abba (dad, in Continue reading My Tribute To Abba