The Latest from Sarah

My Teen – The Orphan
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

“Mom?” “MOM?” “MOOOOOOMMMMMMMMM!” “Yes?” I finally said, after adhering to my 3 call rule. A rule which allows me to ignore my child until they’ve called me at least 3 times, thus insuring that they’re actually vested in whatever it is they’re demanding in the moment. Which of your ovaries did I come from?!” Izzy […]

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Blogger’s Kids Read Mean Comments
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

I LOVE Jimmy Kimmel’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets.” It’s genius. The truth is the internet can be a nasty place. Comments that no normal person would EVER say to another human being suddenly seem fine because they’re spewed from behind the anonymity of a computer screen. In the online world, we call these people trolls and let me just say, celebrities aren’t […]

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Hamsters Snore
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Hamsters snore. Who knew? I gotta tell you. I was skeptical. I stared at our little Waldo for a solid 5 minutes trying to figure out if it was actual snoring or some kind of rodent “death throe.” Alas (and relievedly so) it was not. I couple gentle scratches to his head confirmed this. But I got a […]

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Bill Cosby Bought Me Shoes
Saturday, February 7, 2015

I posted a story a few months ago when claims of sexual assault started pouring in against Bill Cosby. At the time, I didn’t want to believe these stories and I told my own as a way of respectfully dissecting what I was hearing. When I posted it, I got tons of responses I hadn’t expected. Outside perspectives on […]

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Dear Parent Who Doesn’t Vaccinate; Enough. This isn’t cute anymore. You’ve taken down Disneyland, and possibly Chicago, something even Capone couldn’t do. It’s not chic, it’s not hip and it’s the exact opposite of that great parenting to which you swear you’re so committed. You’re putting your children and everyone else’s at risk (YES, my child can be at risk because […]

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