Monthly Archives: August 2011

Neighborhood Files

Mar Vista: LA’s Green Oasis

Neighborhood Files: This post is the second in a series that highlights local neighborhoods in the Southland. I ...
Parenting

Is It Safe To Raise Your Kids In L.A.?

We live in an upper middle-class neighborhood between Pico and Olympic Boulevards in West L.A.  We’ve heard gunshots, ...
Parenting

Once a Mother Always a Mother

  Parenting After Diapers: This post is the  second in a series about what it’s like to parent ...
Parenting

The Shock of the Load of High School Homework

I didn’t get much sleep last night. How could I? My teenage daughter was still up at 2:00 ...
Food

Seafood… the good, the bad and the beautiful

A mini overview of sustainability, Bluewater Grill and what I learned about caviar! I have always been a ...
Neighborhood Files

First Friday Food Trucks Westchester-LAX

Neighborhood Files: This post is the first in a series that highlights local neighborhoods in the Southland. Grab ...
Food

Back-to-School Lunches

Believe it or not, the person in our family who has been dreading the start of the school ...
Back to School

Most Needed Back to School Supply: Patience

Parenting After Diapers: This post is the  first in a series about what it’s like to parent children ...
Education

The School Year May Be Seven Days Shorter. What’s ...

According to a piece on the state’s budget shortfall that ran in last month’s Los Angeles Times, lawmakers may ...
Entertainment

The Price of Living in a Fish Bowl – Reality ...

You know we’re all guilty of it, that fascination of watching other peoples dramatic lives unfold on television. ...