Tag Archives: Fabulous

Happy 9th Birthday C.J.!

Guess who’s 9 years old today? C.J.! At the very top of his birthday wish list are: All of the mannequins from the front window of the Dior store at South Coast Plaza. A pink diamond pendant necklace from Tiffany. … Continue reading

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My Son: Wigging Out

C.J.’s birthday is six months away, so – naturally — he thinks it’s time to start planning his party. Last year we celebrated with lunch, shopping and pierced ears for his doll at the American Girl store in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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C.J. + John = Perfect Playdate

Two little boys at a park in South Orange County.  One is five years old, the other four.  Both, with Strawberry Shortcake in one hand, facing each other so that Ms. Shortcake can have a word with her clone.  Both … Continue reading

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The Great Hair Massacre of 2011

“You look like one of those Mormon Duggars,” Uncle Uncle said to me as we lunched recently and I contemplated cutting my overgrown hair. “They’re not Mormon,” I replied, taking a bite of chips and guac. “That’s not the point,” … Continue reading

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Ronald McDonald Needs to Have a Word With His Peeps

If you read my blog post from March 14 (Happy Meal with a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please), you know that when raising a fabulously effeminate son even ordering a Happy Meal can be a production.  That’s because … Continue reading

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One Family’s Change

I love to get e-mails sharing stories like this…. My youngest son said that this was for girls. I used to say “uh-huh.”  But, you have inspired me to tell him that, “it’s not JUST for girls…If you wanted this, I’d … Continue reading

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Happy Meal With a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please

C.J. doesn’t want a Tonka Garage Truck, he wants a My Little Pony. C.J. doesn’t want a Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 Fused car, he wants a Barbie: A Fairy Secret doll. C.J. doesn’t want a Young Justice action figure, … Continue reading

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