Slaying the Dragons of Sarcasm

You are merely auditing this class. You are not in control. You are here for the ride. This is not your party. You know that going in. You barely know any Imagine Dragons songs. They're a young folks' band. But so what. There’s no need to criticize the band name (which is kind of kids'... Continue Reading →

THE TEENAGE MIND: a rockmom comic

My first comic! A collaboration with artist/illustrator Bonnie Wong: - - - - - - - - - Story & Text: Jennifer S. Deayton All Artwork: Bonnie Wong For reprints & permissions, please contact: jennifer@bodegamediahk.com About the Artist: Bonnie Wong is a Hong Kong-based Illustrator. She is now pursuing her Illustration degree in Savannah College... Continue Reading →

Embrace the Dance

Let's begin with a little lyrical inspiration, courtesy of a short-lived but lovely television show called ‘Bunheads’. Watch this with your child, it’s beautiful. Then keep reading, then watch this again, because you'll want to. I think I’m back. Well, the kids are in school, I’m writing, editing, organizing carpools, meal planning, all the stuff... Continue Reading →

Move on Mommie Dearest, an update

Well, this Amy Chua kerfluffle has got legs! I didn't think I was exactly ahead of the curve when I posted about her Wall Street Journal article a few days ago. But people are still discussing - agreeing or venting - about her take-no-prisoners parenting tactics. Now on the WSJ site: a rebuttal from the... Continue Reading →

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