Tag Archive: DIVA

Giving Birth to MoM

Today was a great day for mothers all over the country. No, it wasn’t a bra burning day or the day that the perfect combination of lactogenic herb, pain relief and diet all arrived in one neat little pill.  But nonetheless, Mothers rejoice because the Museum of Motherhood was born into our world. The brain…

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Who Loves Camp?!

After several hours of using multi-color sharpies to hand label 28 pair of socks, 20 pair of shorts, 24 shirts, 8 bathing suits, sunglasses and sweatshirts plus a slew of travel size toothpaste, toothbrushes and toys, it’s no wonder I’m sitting here, bleary eyed at almost 1am.  But now that the oversized duffles are packed,…

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Me and Chelsea Down by the Schoolyard

Chelsea Handler’s million selling paperback My Horizontal Life, was a gift from my honey.  The intention was more than fluff summer reading but to serve as research since I am outlining and writing my own book.  Like every writer I know, I find this process daunting, frustrating and exciting at the same time.  But when…

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My Mother Never Wore a Hat Like That!

Is there anyone who wasn’t captivated by the Royal Wedding?  And who among us didn’t have admiration for the fantastic Dr. Suess inspired chapeaus that paraded along the red carpet and into Westminster Abbey?  But my greatest appreciation was reserved for the die hard fans of the Royal fanfare (you know who who you are). …

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D.I.V.A.’s New Moon Serenade

As some of you may know, from time to time, I’ve promised to give updates on the ongoing odyssey of medicating my eight-year-old son.  So far we’ve been through all the hyper-acting medications, which when they work right, are designed to have the opposite effect,  allowing him to focus and be present in ways that…

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