Don’t Embarrass Me or Else Etiquette

Don’t Embarrass Me or Else Etiquette

My brother took the brunt of strict parenting so six years later, when I was born, my parents were either too bushed or had become too sensible to summon the…

Moms I Love: Carpool Goddess

Moms I Love: Carpool Goddess

          Kitty’s got claws This week I am Guest Blogger at Carpool Goddess where Linda Wolff talks cupcakes, kids and books. What  do you really need…

Summer Interns See the Good, The Inept and The Cranky

Summer Interns See the Good, The Inept and The Cranky

College students know a good internship equals valuable job experience, possible future gigs and hopefully an introduction to a field they enjoy. Besides boosting resumes, here’s what a few college…

College Move-In Been There Done That

College Move-In Been There Done That

          Welcome Back to USC       High School Kid and I helped move College Kid into his new apartment at USC and I feel…

LACMA All in the Family

LACMA All in the Family

              Like Grandmom, like Grandson   What do Frida Kahlo, Tim Burton and Levitating Mass have in common? This past year, all have called…

Beverly Hills Scout Dad Defends BSA

Beverly Hills Scout Dad Defends BSA

  BH Mom is proud to feature Guest Blogger Joel Ordesky     I am a Boy Scout. A 35-year Boy Scouts of America (BSA) veteran and an Eagle Scout…

Lip Syncing The Star Spangled Banner

Lip Syncing The Star Spangled Banner

        Yankee Doodle Bulldog       Embarrassing fact: I lip-sync the Star Spangled Banner. At USC football games, I pull my Trojan cap low over my…

Doing Time at the DMV

Doing Time at the DMV

          F135. The robot at the DMV, cleverly disguised as a woman, assigned that number to my High School Kid on Friday. Actually, we spoke to…

Own Your Sense of Style

Own Your Sense of Style

In the late eighties, Cupid’s arrow pierced Mr. UnHollywood’s silk tie and sleek business suit, which he wore while power-lunching and negotiating his way through million-dollar deals. Meanwhile, I sported…

College Trends: Double Major Makes College Count

College Trends: Double Major Makes College Count

        Edward Hopper Nighthawks, 1942 In January, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 8.3 percent and the number of unemployed persons declined to 12.8 million….