TRAVEL: WHAT’S IN A NAME + African safari destinations & a dream packing list

I have a confession. My name is not really Nicole Mann Novick. At least not legally. Every time we have attempted an articulate discussion about the weighty subject of my name, no matter how Mike approaches the inevitable, “But why?,” … Continue reading

THE OUTLAW GETS A NURSERY

“I wanna baby, I wanna baby, I wanna baby!,” my mother-in-law squealed at the top of her lungs as we stood outside a Los Angeles restaurant late one Saturday night four years ago. “So get knocked up,” I responded placidly, … Continue reading