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Lela Davidson
Lela Davidson is the award-winning author of Blacklisted from the PTA. She is a freelance journalist and commentator for TODAY Show Moms and a video correspondent for iVillage. Her humorous essays and insights can be found in magazines, anthologies, and on her website, After the Bubbly.

Entries by Lela Davidson

What Superpower Do All Working Mothers Need?

(1) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 11:05 AM

If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be? This is the question I started asking myself in late December after clicking the kind of headline that sucks me in every time: "The One Question All Successful People Can Answer Immediately." Who doesn't click that? Don't you...

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How to Make a Baby, Type A Style

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 3:44 PM

The baby making started one Saturday afternoon, sitting in our very cool Seattle condo, the one with the herbs growing on the tiny lanai and the Trader Joe's across the street. Within walking distance was the gym where I spent no less than six hours a week, amazingly good and...

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3 Lessons from Thousands of Days of Marriage

(32) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 3:08 AM

I once heard someone say, "It's easy to stay married, just don't get a divorce." What kind of advice is that? The last time I was legally uncommitted, the Gores were still making out. There were no iPhones or Facebook, a good date was nachos and a dollar pitcher of...

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Get Your Touch On With $60 an Hour Cuddles at The Snuggery

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 7:22 PM

Need a hug? A fledgling Rochester, New York venture could be just what your snuggle-deprived body craves. Jacqueline Samuels started The Snuggery about a month ago when she realized she could transform her love of touch and years of practice into a cottage industry. Literally --she performs "private snuggling sessions"...

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Why Magic Mike Doesn't Do It For Me

(57) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 1:40 PM

I have been to a male strip club twice. On the first occasion, I allowed my hands to be tied behind my back while I kneeled with my friends in front of a marginally attractive man seated in a row with his equally mediocre looking colleagues. Without the use of...

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