CBS Los Angeles: How to stop yelling at kids?

How to stop yelling at our kids? If you've followed me long enough here, you know that I'm … [Read More...]

Crazy times call for… extreme caution?

Crazy times. This is the state of what we're living in now. CRAZY TIMES. (Is this why I've … [Read More...]

CBS Los Angeles: How to talk to other parents about guns.

My latest 'FAB Mom on 2' segment on CBS Los Angeles? How to talk to other parents about … [Read More...]

How to clean house with kids? {LG Electronics HOM-BOT}

An FYI: The following tale is part of a sponsored partnership with LG Electronic’s HOM-BOT … [Read More...]

How to prepare for motherhood? Work in show business.

So, if you read my little bio on this page ("Meet the Mommy") you know I had two babies pretty much back to back: one was born in September 2010, the other one born in March 2012. Do the math. That's … [Read More...]

CBS Los Angeles: Family Travel Tips to Keep You Truckin’ Along.

Summer's here and off we go! Family travel isn't always easy (especially if you have toddlers, hello) but we all must keep truckin' along and just go with it, right? Right. For my recent CBS Los … [Read More...]

Working Mom: Why I don’t let my girls watch me on TV.

Got working mom guilt? I can't say I do, but I do have working mom worries. Thanks to TV gigs (CBS Los Angeles!), writing a book (The FAB Mom's Guide!) and maintaining this baby of a blog (plus other … [Read More...]

CBS Los Angeles: Tie those toddlers up.

My toddler safety tips are based on the following philosophy: I just don't mess around with toddlers. Never have, never will. They're too tricky... unpredictable... sneaky and suspicious (in the most … [Read More...]

Memorial Day: Remember to tell the kids…

Memorial Day Weekend: I'm beginning to realize the Memorial Day holiday is split between two chapters of life -- Before Babies and After Babies. There's the holiday that revolves around the beach, … [Read More...]

CBS Los Angeles: Are you a power player parent?

The power of play is a beautiful thing. And thanks to CBS Los Angeles news, I've been doing serious research, people. This week, I finally played hide-and-seek with my older daughter after putting it … [Read More...]

Vegas, Baby: Why Two Moms Went to Tao Beach.

What happens when two moms of two daughters each bust into the pool party at Tao Beach Las Vegas? Well... Now now, don't judge. This was a matter of practical research. This was a matter of … [Read More...]

CBS Los Angeles: Best Revealing Questions to Ask a New Sitter.

School's out! Sure I've got my girls enrolled in a summer camp for ONE week, but what about the other days I need to work?!? For working moms, summer break often means a scramble for childcare. … [Read More...]

The mother & daughter date that shocked me.

What happened when I took my oldest daughter, LadyP (now 5!) on a date? Lots of things. Shocking things. It happened on Mother's Day (I know, I'm writing this late -- but I've been thinking … [Read More...]