Spanking, Circumcision, Guns, and Stigmatizing Each Other into Oblivion

Earlier this week, my kids and I pulled up to an old Jeep decorated with political stickers, some of which can provide amusing reading at red lights and some that might evoke the scene in Fried Green Tomatoes when Kathy Bates repeatedly smashed into a Volkswagen after someone stole her parking spot.  [Read more...]

Raising Sons with Guns

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, I’ve had a number of conversations with my more liberal friends (all with kids the same age as mine) about guns, gun policy, and — interestingly — parenting. [Read more...]

How to Stop a Nightmare

Blogger extraordinaire Elizabeth Scalia posted this on Facebook, under “Just too ridiculously cute.”  And… she was right! [Read more...]

Update on the Target Cashier Who Criticized My Black Daughter’s Hair

Remember this?  A few months ago, I went to Target with my black daughter whose hair was not “done.” [Read more...]

Recipe: Paleo Chocolate Coffee Cake

On my quest to find viable Paleo desserts, I hit the jackpot tonight with this recipe, originally titled “Mexican Chocolate Coffee Cake.” [Read more...]


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