BW 7-23-14
July 21 2014
Research out of the NYU Child Study Center has shown that girls' self esteem peaks at age 9. It peaks, people!
BW 7-2-14
June 30 2014
The 2014 World Cup hasn't received so much of Glenn Beck's ire that I'm aware of, but Ann Coulter filled the void last week with a screed of her own.
BW 6-18-14
June 16 2014
As of this moment, most schools in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) have let out for the summer, and kids all around the city are settling into routines-camps for the haves, video games for...
BW 6-4-14
June 2 2014
It's nothing short of infuriating that women and girls should have to fear abuse and violence for no reason other than being women
BW 5-21-14
May 19 2014
Many of you are still designing the Spirograph Venn diagrams of summer, trying to maximize your dollars while splicing together travel and dentist appointments. For all you lollygaggers, here are a few...
BW 5-7-14
May 5 2014
My friend Heather and I were talking about a non-vagina-having, self-important troll named Randy Dotinga who told me via Twitter that I'm no feminist
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April 21 2014
ince last July, we've seen the implosion of a mayor, the centennial celebration, the Ken Cinema and San Diego Opera. And yet, SeaWorld still beckons the masses despite the wailing mother whales we all...
aaryn-web
April 7 2014
I should admit right now that I go to Disneyland steeped in existential conflict. The non-conformist in me knows that place is a cesspool of the human condition (an overwhelmingly white human condition,...
aaryn-web
March 24 2014
The abbrevs are not only maj annoy, but they're totes ubiq, too
aaryn-web
March 10 2014
Rotenberg said that half of the parents surveyed worry about their child's social and emotional readiness for school. At the same time, 89 percent said they value media exposure for their kids, with television...
aaryn-web
Feb. 24 2014
Since nobody in their depraved CityBeat-reading mind watches Jeopardy!, I'm going to guess that you missed this year's College Championship tournament and all the excitement that ensued
aaryn-web
Feb. 10 2014
According to The Kinsey Institute, roughly 46 percent of married women age 40 to 49 report having sex a few times each month (almost exactly the same amount of poking being done by married 20-somethings)
aaryn-web
Jan. 27 2014
"Mama, can I ask you a question?" My 8-year-old was in the back seat of the car, and I was spun around in the passenger seat, looking into her eyes. Her face and body language were totally open.
aaryn-web
Jan. 13 2014
The vagina is awesome, literally; it's gorgeous, mysterious, multipurpose-functional and unique as all get out. I examined more Internet V the other day than Michelle Duggar's gynecologist, and I'll say...
aaryn-web
Dec. 31 2013
The realities presented on Earth 1.0 haven't made me particularly hopeful; 2013 had its share of disappointments
aaryn-web
Dec. 16 2013
Immediately after the deaths in a car crash of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker and his friend last month, the media wasted no time in turning the dialogue toward deeper introspection
aaryn-web
Dec. 2 2013
If you're a parent of a child in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), it's possible you've heard rumblings about the push for a new common calendar, a supposed modification of traditional and...
aaryn-web
Nov. 18 2013
My husband is the optimist in our relationship. He's the yin to my yang. He's the glass-is-half-full to my fuck-that-glass-I-hate-that-glass-so-I-smashed-that-glass-on-the-floor-and-now-it's-empty-forever-and-you-can't-argue-it's-not
aaryn-web
Nov. 4 2013
How is it that we Americans go all the way around the world to "save" children but can't manage to do the same for those that are living in our cities?
aaryn-web
Oct. 21 2013
There I was, standing amid rows and rows of Christmas decorations at Michael's. In early September. In the middle of a heat wave that buoyed my hot flashes and delivered to me a few weeks later a $445...

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