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Facebook moms nab a salon dye-and-dash thief

March 2, 2015
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Facebook is not all cat memes and humblebrags. It is also a crack team of mom detectives who tracked down a woman after she ran out of a salon without paying in Burbank, CA. The thief, who told everyone her name was “Ashley Monroe” (spoiler, that was lie, duh) is going to have the best […]


The new playdate question: “Is your child vaxxed?”

February 23, 2015
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It appears I unwittingly moved to ground zero for measles. According to the L.A. Times I’m in a pocket where the measles vaccination rate is on par with Sudan. Yay. My kids are lucky¬†enough to be in schools where the vaccination rate achieves herd immunity, but how safe is that herd when two preschools at […]


Remember When I Wrote about THESE Headlines?

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February 13, 2015

There’s a Whooping Cough Outbreak So Will You Please Just Vax Your Damn Baby? Children too young to get the vaccine themselves are usually protected because everyone around them, mostly meaning all the older kids they are rubbing snot with, are vaccinated. This herd immunity protects the weakest members from possibly dying. So when you […]


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