The Latest from Sarah

An Argument Against Free-Range Parenting
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com This is a real conversation that just took place between me and Scott (my boyfriend of 8 years) upon spying a couple of young neighborhood boys playing rough in their yard without a grown-up around. I was a little concerned. He wasn’t.: Scott: “Do you know what your kids don’t get today? I […]

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11 Funniest Parents on Facebook This week!
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

In case you missed it – here are last week’s picks for TODAY.com’s 11 Funniest Parents on Facebook! You’ll find some funny people you may already know and love and some brand new faces. Particularly psyched to discover Hedger Humor. Thanks goes out to Peyton Price of Suburban Haiku for introducing me to this funny chick. […]

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Kids Get Mugged Too: 11 Ways to Help Keep Your Teens Safe
Monday, May 18, 2015

A group of my daughter’s friends were recently mugged. Right in the middle of Beverly Hills. At gunpoint. When Izzy told me what happened my heart froze.  A group of teenagers were walking from a party at one friend’s house to another friend’s house (Izzy didn’t leave with the group). Thankfully (and that’s not a big enough word […]

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Funniest Parents On Facebook This Week
Friday, May 8, 2015

Parents are funny. Especially on Facebook. And in case you’ve been closing your computers early on weekends and missing out on my weekly Friday round-ups of “The Funniest Posts on Facebook by Parents” for TODAY.com, I’m clueing you in now. And they make me feel SO good (and so much better about my own parenting) every week. This […]

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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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