My Daughter Was A Child Actor

My Daughter Was A Child Actor

My daughter Morgan York was a child actor. I never thought I would have a kid in “the business” and it scared the crap out of me. Mostly because I thought she would be exposed to things she wasn’t emotionally ready for, but also because the last thing I wanted to be...

Defending Divorce

Defending Divorce

“Stop LOOKING at me!” They were all staring. Expectantly. Every. Last. One of them. My heart was pounding and trying to escape through my head and the only thing I could hear was a high pitched frequency. My dad had his hand on my elbow, encouraging me to take another...

We Need to Stop Calling Millennials Assholes

We Need to Stop Calling Millennials Assholes

Millennials are more educated, more racially diverse, less judgmental, more accepting of their peers and more consumed by debt than any generation in our nation’s history.   I often find myself laughing at "sarcastic," "sardonic" or "scary" mommies, and while I...

How Walking Improved My Daily Life

How Walking Improved My Daily Life

Originally published on Thrive Global on December 30, 2016.  My boss is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Before she left for Tanzania, I asked her how she was going to do it. We are almost the same age and she is in amazing shape, but from what I know (and I am her...

27 Things To Do With Your Kids On Christmas

27 Things To Do With Your Kids On Christmas

We are always looking for loving and fun activities with our children. The holidays are no different. No matter what your family structure; mom and dad, single mom, single dad, two dads, two moms or any other loving situation, celebrating Christmas is an opportunity...

THE TRUTH ABOUT REAL WOMEN by Guest Blogger, Wendy York

THE TRUTH ABOUT REAL WOMEN by Guest Blogger, Wendy York

“Real women have curves.” While I wholeheartedly believe that the intention behind this statement is a positive one, the message has a very harmful implication: if you don’t have curves, you are not a real woman. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for the idea of embracing...

8 Reasons To Say “I’m Sorry” To Your Child

8 Reasons To Say “I’m Sorry” To Your Child

While visiting an orphanage in India (Maher Ashram), Sister Lucy told me  a story about being awakened late one night by cries from the boys’ room. When she arrived, she discovered that, as they slept, someone had put hot pepper in their eyes. Sister Lucy examined and...

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