What All Parents Need to Know About the Release of Information and the California Department of Education

What if your school emailed you that your child was tied to their chair with rope at school, but the school declined to tell you anything more? Well, … [Read more...]

Instagram’s Racial Divide

My name is Christine Bronstein and I am a meme addict. The more I scroll, the more aware I become that I, myself, am a walking, talking, … [Read more...]

It’s Never Too Early to Prepare Your Child For School — Their Future Depends on It

As a mother of a son who "was born with an above-average disregard for authority," Christine Bronstein had a lot on her hands when it was time for her … [Read more...]

Belonging: The Real Culprit in the Confidence Gap

A vital key is missing from all of the critical discussion about why the dearth of women in places of power persists. While issues of ambition and … [Read more...]

Wave of Hiker Deaths Echoes 1970s Crime Spree

Last week, Bay Area residents had a disturbing reminder of a crime spree that terrorized Marin County women in the 1970s. While the police seem to … [Read more...]

The Miracle of Putting Co-Sleeping to Bed Thanks to Gabrielle Bernstein’s Miracles Now

Mine is not a stereotypical woo-woo, co-sleeping Marin, CA family. We play paintball and have ATVs. We even eat some foods with GMOs. My children … [Read more...]

Is The Retouching Debate Bringing Us Down?

Photoshop gets more free advertising than any company I know. The most recent outcry from Jezebel, which offered $10,000 for the untouched version of … [Read more...]

I Think I’ll Make It: Kat Hurley Speaks About Being the Five-Year-Old Star Witness in Her Father’s Murder Trial

Had I known I should have been squirreling away memories as precious keepsakes, I would have scavenged for more smiles, clung to each note of … [Read more...]

No Time for Yoga or Meditation? Don’t Worry: Four Easy Tips to Be in Your Life That You Can Do Anywhere

It all started in yoga. "You in the purple pants -- would you like to be in class today?" the lithe instructor chirped. "Uh, I am in class," I … [Read more...]

Over-the-Knee and Over Forty? Hell Yes

My work on a fashion site that focuses on showing fashion trends on two generations-a genX and millennial partnership- gives each of us access to … [Read more...]