family life

Secrets from my children

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanack" She almost caught me. Just when I was looking longingly at a newspaper circular for elastic-waisted pants -- the mom jeans to end all mom jeans -- my youngest daughter strolled through the kitchen. I flipped the paper over… Continue reading Secrets from my children

family life, women

Enough hoochie-mama

"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." Miuccia Prada, Italian fashion designer I have never thought about clothes more than since our daughters entered adolescence. It's a mine field out there. If designers aren't making something too short, too… Continue reading Enough hoochie-mama