Flying Solo

I’m busy paying the bills today, but I’ve got a new post up on the NYC Moms Blog. [Sorry, the site I wrote that for no longer exists.] My kids are about to fly alone for the first time.  After more than twenty years together, I’m still surprised by things that my husband I disagree…

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Would you have your five year old firebug fake arrested?

Your five-year-old starts trying to set things in his room on fire. You try various punishments, but they have no effect.  Eventually he successfully sets a book on fire and you know you need to do something drastic.  So, you ask your friend the Sheriff to pretend to arrest your son and try to scare…

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If your new phone breaks under warranty, do you deserve a brand new replacement?

Droid Tweet

There’s an interesting (and very timely, for me) discussion going on today on one of my favorite sites, Consumerist.  I was first in line (online) to get a Droid phone when they debuted earlier this year, and I’ve been mostly thrilled with it.  I have a few complaints, and every once in a while it…

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