Recent Posts by Amy Weitman
Has your best friend at mommy group been more interested in listening to her iPod than stories about your child’s sleeping habits? Is she unusually sullen about this weekend’s plans? Developed a sudden penchant for cut off demin shorts paired with ankle booties?
If so, then she may be exhibiting signs of Coachella Mom Syndrome. Don’t worry; with time she will make a full recovery! I was infected 10 years ago and have since returned to normalcy (whatever that may be).
For those of you unfamiliar with the outbreak, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival is held in Palm Springs,...
Is it the tryptophan in turkey that leads to holiday exhaustion?
It certainly couldn’t be the reason I tend to feel tired until New Year's. Stay awake until midnight on purpose? You’ve got to be kidding.
Maybe it’s estrogen-related because most women I know experience the same seasonal symptoms.
At 8:01 AM, my home phone rings. It’s usually my cell or an email demanding my attention. Who even knows my home number, I wonder as I answer, hoping that I don’t have to pick up a sick kid from school. Today I was planning to stare into space for as long as possible.
"Something is wrong...
Why is Urban Outfitters allowing faux-hypodermic needles filled with "heroin" to be given away as novelty items to children in their stores?
This month, the "I Heart Hairroin" pop-up hair salon is traveling around Los Angeles, and one stop on the route was inside the Urban Outfitters on the tourist-friendly Third Street Promenade.
To promote their services, they are giving away free pens - disguised as hypodermic needles - to all in-store customers.
My 12-year-old was delighted by the freebie until I explained the significance and the fact that she could face suspension if she brought her “...