My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

Posts by Donna

Hankering for Frozen Greek Yogurt

Hankering for Frozen Greek Yogurt

By on Sep 20, 2013 in Food and Drink, Health and Fitness, Sponsored | 0 comments

I have been on a self-improvement kick for… well, my entire adult life. And since I hit middle age, that has meant focusing on weight control and eating a healthy diet. Those two directives are not always the same thing. I lost 56 pounds a few years ago on an extremely restrictive diet that may actually have resulted in doing more damage to my metabolism than...

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The Good Mom

By on Sep 18, 2013 in Mom Life | 0 comments

UPDATED 9/19 – Because it’s really hard to write a decent blog post about being a good mom on my iPad. Also, that wine I was drinking didn’t help. What does it mean to be a good mom? That’s easy to define when they’re little. You feed them, you protect them, you play with them. You keep them clean. It’s more complicated when...

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Justin Bieber’s Mom

Justin Bieber’s Mom

By on Sep 16, 2013 in Celebrities | 0 comments

In which I reveal how little I know about Justin Bieber, or his mom. We bloggers get pitches. Most are woefully untargeted (I know a PR person hasn’t bothered to read my blog when he or she sends me information on baby bottles and diaper bags). Some are wildly ridiculous (pitches for sex toys, surgery and hemorrhoid cream come to mind). And every so often, I...

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Musings on Friday the 13th

Musings on Friday the 13th

By on Sep 13, 2013 in Blather | 1 comment

When I worked at the Tonight Show, I could count on Johnny doing a series of jokes about phobias every Friday the 13th. That’s how I know that the word for fear of that date is triskaidekaphobia. It’s amazing the things you remember after 25 years. Of course, I started the day by oversleeping — which meant that my daughter also did not get up on...

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