J. Crew Ad Controversy: Pink Polish For A Boy?

An April ad for the J Crew catalog has sparked a series of heated arguments on the Internet on how we raise our children. The ad features the organization’s president and creative director with her son, Beckett, after painting his toenails neon pink. The caption on the ad reads, “Lucky for me I ended up with…

Japan: There Are No Words

At first, I thought it was no big deal. An earthquake. “Probably a minor one,” I thought to myself. Then came word of a tsunami. “Probably a minor one,” I thought again. (Because there was no way it could be worse that the last Tsunami disaster, right?) But I was busy getting my kids ready…

Upping The Mileage /Born To Run (Video)

My body and my brain are just not in sync these days. My brain thinks that I am some kind of Deena Kastor. My body thinks that I am some kind of Roseanne Barr. The two just don’t jive. I’m training along with Katie (running partner) for the London Marathon. Before you get all excited……

Skechers Get Sexy At The Superbowl

Just in case my husband didn’t have ENOUGH of a reason to watch the Super Bowl this weekend… Skechers Shape Ups will be debuting a sexy new ad with Kim can’t-possibly-be-that-gorgeous-in-person Kardashian. The spot has the Internet buzzing like crazy with speculation. (Something about her breaking someone’s heart? Intriguing, no?) Word is that it will…

Schools Kill Creativity: TED Talk

If you haven’t seen this, you will find it very profound. I am especially interested in it because of my oldest son’s learning challenges. Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and well thought out case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity. He is a wonderful speaker, well worth your time… What are your…