Tending to More than Torn Achilles Tendon

Tending to More than Torn Achilles Tendon

  I don’t dribble and do lay-ups like Kobe Bryant but I managed to tear my Achilles tendon just like he did. Before my injury, I worked out with an…

Passion in the Real World

Passion in the Real World

This week Beverly Hills High’s Ms. SantaCruz, invited me to speak to her Work Experience class about The Real World. My High School Kid was dismayed that anyone would want…

Book Review: The Secret Side of Empty

Book Review: The Secret Side of Empty

  Maria Andreu’s young adult novel “The Secret Side of Empty” is based on the author’s own experiences as an undocumented immigrant. The protagonist, MT, is a fair-skinned blond, not…

Visiting Vietnam – Cảm ơn

Visiting Vietnam – Cảm ơn

    So much for weekly posting. First semester finals and a family vacation put the kibosh on blogging. That’s how it goes when you’re a mom. Finals come to…

Shaman in the Stationery Store

Shaman in the Stationery Store

    Hurrah! Happy Two-Year Bloggiversary to BH Mom. As I celebrate this milestone with you my dear Readers, I’m reminded of an exchange that took place about thirty-three years…

Can Blind Dates Lead to Marriage?

Can Blind Dates Lead to Marriage?

Unless you’re a professional matchmaker or the creator of an online dating giant like Jdate or Match.com, is it a bit much to expect a blind date to lead to…

Guest Blogger Kathy Doyle on Beverly Hills Dream Homes

Guest Blogger Kathy Doyle on Beverly Hills Dream Homes

This week’s Guest Blogger Kathy Doyle helps families find their dream homes.  As a Beverly Hills and Malibu broker, I find so much joy in helping families find their dream homes….

Jessica and Laurence Jacobs: Sibling Filmmakers Sensation

Jessica and Laurence Jacobs: Sibling Filmmakers Sensation

Newsflash! The famous Hollywood collaborator list of the Coen Brothers, the Hughes Brothers and the Ephron sisters may soon include creative sibling sensation: Jessica and Laurence Jacobs. The brother and…

My Quest to Lower Blood Sugar

My Quest to Lower Blood Sugar

  “Everything is good, good, good,” my doctor said when I picked up the phone. “Except for two things, which aren’t so good.” A recent physical shows I’m low on…

Take A Paws: Where Dogs Can Be Dogs

Take A Paws: Where Dogs Can Be Dogs

Molly, my rescue American Bulldog, is a flashy 88 pound looker known to stop traffic and draw crowds. Lately, though, she’s got some competition from a pack of dogs from Take a Paws Pet Care.

Between owner-walker Sheree Lahey and her co-walker Terri Anne, they walk about thirteen or fourteen dogs at once for clients in Beverly Hills and WeHo. These frisky French Bulldogs, awesome Australian Cattle Dogs, commanding King Charles’, poofy Poodles and magnificent mutts mind their manners around Sheree and Terri Anne.


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