The Latest from Sarah

Want Your Kids To Read This Summer?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Are your kids suffering from “summer slide”? Mine are. My teen’s been great and reads voraciously every day. But my little ones? All I hear is “It’s summer! Don’t make us work!” and “Mommmmmmmmmm…you’re not supposed to READ over the summer!” And part of me wants to oblige. Summer should be a time of fun and no-stress, […]

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Kids Away? Time To Play!
Monday, July 14, 2014

As a displaced East Coaster in LA, I am constantly shocking friends and fellow moms with tales of how my parents sent me and my big  sister to sleep away camp halfway across the country…for the entire summer. As typical, delusional, self-centered young ‘uns, we were SURE our parents missed us. A lot. But now that it’s my turn to send my […]

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My Evil Nemesis Returns
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

My Evil Nemesis has just crossed the line. There is this really fat squirrel who lives in the bushes outside my house and we’ve been at odds since last year’s fig harvest. My fat furry ‘friend’ has a penchant for fresh figs and last fall when our Black Mission Figs ripened on our fig tree it […]

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Spring Cleaning (or, “Do you really need this Pony?”
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Spring cleaning’s a b*tch…  As I set upon the task of dealing with piles of papers, Sharpie-covered school portfolios packed with every piece of work my children have produced over the entire school year, and old Halloween candy, I thought I’d share one of my worst Spring Cleaning experiences ever. Who can relate? “Spring Cleaning: Do You Really Need […]

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Get the Gift of MILF (and LOL fun) for Mother’s Day!
Friday, May 2, 2014

Yes, it’s shameless self-promo but I just wanted to remind everyone that you still have 10 Days left to GIVE THE GIFT OF MILF to a Mom you love for #MothersDay!   “Got MILF is an empowering book for moms, told from Maizes’ point of view… It was refreshing to see Maizes take a derogatory […]

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