Author Archives: Margot Black

Can You Hear Me Now?

Just got the message that my son is listening, even when I think he isn’t. Last week, I did five PR events within seven days.  Always happy for the work, and always delighted to be of service and out of … Continue reading

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I Swap Sex Favors With My Neighbor

Put down that 50 Shades of Grey – it’s time to get real. Time to get naughty. Time to get naked. Sex swaps are alive and well here in the Hollywood Hills, I’m proud to report. No, it’s not 1970 … Continue reading

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Moms Work Made Easy

Sure, balancing work and motherhood can be a tricky job, but duct tape and vodka can help you make it through. Just don’t let the kids drink too much. P.S. Thanks to one of my favorite magazine editors wrestling with … Continue reading

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The School of Rot

Looking at kindergartens for my son has brought me to my knees in a way that nothing else can or ever will. (And if anyone asks how I got these knee-burns, I will gladly tell them). It’s not so much … Continue reading

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Busy Working Mom Needs Boy Toy – ASAP

Couldn’t decide if I was going to order “Cabana Boy” or “Pool Boy” and it turns out they were out of everything. I hate when that happens. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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The Motherload – A Video Salute to Mothers Everywhere.

Being a Mom is the hardest job in the world, but also the best. This video honors all that moms do. A tribute to Moms from Proctor and Gamble. Genius marketing. Brilliantly produced. Well done. I tip my marketing hat … Continue reading

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Want to Audition To Be My Friend?

Classic Hollywood. An old acquaintance wrote to me and said “I’m going to be part of a new reality show, would you be interested in auditioning to be my friend?” Oh, Los Angeles….you never cease to delight me. And I … Continue reading

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I’m a Mother Sucker

McDonalds is a genius marketing machine and I’m no match for the mighty ‘golden arches’. Case in point – I’m walking down the street and my beautiful, innocent, pure of heart and mind son says to me, “Mama, I’m hungry.” … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Housewife Reject

Nickelodeon TV is doing a show with Mom bloggers. I was asked to make a 5 minute video of myself, my life, my family, my friends and talk about how my life has changed and show a “day-in-the-life-of”. Had less … Continue reading

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Time Warner – Phone Home

Day 6 of no phone service due to a Time Warner Cable error that they seem to have no intention of fixing. Good news is that after 6 days, 26 phone calls, 4 letters and 16 social media posts I … Continue reading

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“Mommy, my pee-pee is a tower and it won’t go down.”

My sudsy startled son stands up in the tub and declares with confusion “Mommy, my pee-pee is a tower and it won’t go down.”   “Oh, sweetie, that’s a natural part of growing up”  is the best I can muster in … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Would Croak…

String Cheese + Wine = Motherhood. I’m a working girl gourmet. This is what real motherhood tastes like, my friends. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Freaks of Nature

Parent Magazine and AARP arrive in our mailbox on the same day. It’s official, my husband and I are freaks of nature. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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It’s Time to Get a Second Opinion

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Where’s My Award?

So awards season is upon us and Hollywood is groaning under the weight of stylists in a blind panic, dieting A-listers and botox clinics that are fit to burst. If your name starts with Meryl and ends with Streep, you’re … Continue reading

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Values Worth Dancing For

I have been inspired by Ellen DeGeneres so many times in my life…and now she is inspiring me to shop at JCPenny. Hope you do too. To all my gay friends and the entire universe, sorry the 1 million Moms … Continue reading

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Working Mom Triumph’s

1.       Any day I carry a handbag that is not bigger than my head. 2.       Any meal not eaten in the car. 3.       Any day I go to work and don’t find Cheerios in my underpants. …And any day I … Continue reading

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Tuck It Real Good.

Went to her memorial service for a dear friend in Beverly Hills. Was filled with very wealthy, glamorous older ladies. They were all stunning and lovely to look at,  but here’s what I learned. Having a face lift does not … Continue reading

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Motherhood – Your True Colors

To the producers of “Harold and the Purple Crayon”.  Thanks for inspiring my son’s creativity; he is very fond of your show. Now which one of you F#$%^S is coming over to my house to repaint my bathroom and get … Continue reading

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Motherhood: Dinner

Dear Julia Child, I’m sorry. Love, Margot TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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