Naomi Elana Zener
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Naomi Elana Zener is a new writer with a fresh satirical voice. She's the author of both Deathbed Dimes and satire fiction, which is posted on her blog: www.satiricalmama.com. Her vociferous blogging has been read and appreciated by industry bigwigs such as Giller Prize winner Dr. Vincent Lam and New York Times best-selling author and journalist Paula Froelich. Naomi’s articles have been published by Erica Ehm’s Yummy Mummy Club. Naomi is also a practicing entertainment attorney and lives with her husband and two children in Toronto. She’s currently working on her sophomore novel.

Visit her website www.naomielanazener.com for more information and follow her on Twitter @satiricalmama.

Entries by Naomi Elana Zener

Let's Stop Whipping Out the Bully Card For No Reason

(3) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 5:18 PM

Unless born with a psychopathic disposition, for the most part, bullies are not born, but rather made. Bullies come in all shapes, sizes, and colour. They are people of either gender, every socio-economic class, holding any political and philosophical mentality, are found at any age, and come from all walks...

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I Took the #100daysofhappiness Challenge

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 12:35 PM

As I write this, I'm a willing participant on the eve of day 45 of the #100daysofhappiness movement on Twitter. When I first embarked on this journey, without doing any due diligence into its raison d'etre, simply relying on my own common sense that it was about promoting people to...

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Is There Such a Thing as a Taboo Anymore?

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 5:31 PM

Is there such a thing as a taboo topic anymore? I, alongside many other people, was raised to believe that there are certain subjects that are simply verboten to discuss, namely the trifecta of taboos: sex, politics, and religion. Even money is considered to be a dirty topic of conversation...

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Dear Breasts

(6) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 3:34 PM

Dear Breasts,

We've had a parting of ways of late. Two pregnancies and two breastfed babies later, you've decided to de-friend me and befriend gravity, rendering me beholden to the much-needed sturdy, non-sexy bras that no woman wants to be seen buying. Without them, you are well on your way...

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Cut the Drama on Parenting Forums

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 4:06 PM

Banning. Censorship. Sanctions. Public Shaming. No, I'm not writing about the rigid punishments doled out by a tyrannical Russian or African nation's regime against its repressed citizens. The despotic behaviours referred to above, usually reserved for use by dictators of unilaterally run nations, are doled out by administrators of many...

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Entitlement and Misogyny: Why Gun Violence Occurs

(7) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 5:13 PM

We live in an era of entitlement. People feel entitled to have a certain level of wealth, grades, jobs, success, physical image, material consumer goods, and opinions, all handed to them on a silver platter. If you're born into a life of privilege, it is your choice whether you help...

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