Parenthood’s Kristina Braverman Deserved to Lose

I appreciate that Kristina Braverman finally acknowledged on Parenthood that she should have gone negative in her race for mayor of Berkeley. But my opinion remains unchanged: she deserved to lose. Kristina is generally likeable, and her seizing the day and running for office in the wake of her cancer is admirable. However, even by her … Continue reading

Katy Perry’s Cleavage, Forever on Sesame Street

Katy, please cover up. I’m not sure who thought it would be a good idea for Katy Perry to wear such a skimpy dress on Sesame Street, but they must not have preschoolers. This summer, my two-year-old discovered Elmo, and all she wanted to do during our rainy August afternoons on Cape Cod was watch … Continue reading

Girl Scout Cookies in Your Coffee

There are certain tastes and smells that elicit happy memories. Coffee will always be on that list for me. While I gave up my daily coffee habit during pregnancy, I still miss it. There’s nothing better than a piping hot cup of coffee first thing on a cold, dark winter’s morning. When I have a … Continue reading