What I Learned From My Babushka Years

[Originally posted on January 15, 2013]  Bumps in the road. Ever run into those? It seems that a few years – and perhaps more than a few wrinkles – tend to reveal new perspectives. Scarves are a staple in my wardrobe. I have a fair collection and I can often be seen...

Saying Yes To The Dress, Or To Selfish Mothers?

Two words come to mind when watching TV shows like Say Yes to the Dress:  hot mess. And I’m not talking about the bride! This show makes me almost believe I’m a mom deserving of a medal. Well, at least in the bridal-gown-shopping...