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Noozhawk Talks: Leslie Dinaberg Sits Down With Amy Kovarick

by lesliedinaberg on July 31, 2008

As a wife, mother and life coach, Amy Kovarick is a master of multitasking, and she’s helping others find balance in their lives, too. By Leslie Dinaberg Wife, mother, life coach, counseling psychologist, radio host and author of Baby on Board: Becoming a Mother Without Losing Yourself, Carpinteria-based Amy Kovarick knows a lot about multi-tasking. […]

The remote truth about men

by lesliedinaberg on July 25, 2008

My son snatched the remote control out of my hands with the same vehemence I might have for rescuing the very last Dark Chocolate Bordeaux in a box of See’s Candy, and I said to myself–for the zillionth time this week–“Oh my God. I really don’t understand men.” What could possibly be so enticing about […]

The happy-ish place on earth

by lesliedinaberg on July 18, 2008

Is it possible that the happiest place on earth is now just a happy-ish place? From my first visit to Disneyland as a 4-year-old, to the hundreds of journeys I’ve made there since, I’ve always thought Disneyland was an E-ticket ride. The thing about going to Disneyland– sweaty bodies that aren’t your own, outrageous prices, […]

Bringing up Babies

by lesliedinaberg on July 11, 2008

I was interviewing this fascinating, accomplished, professional woman and it was going great. Our conversation had a nice rhythm, she had some anecdotes and zingers I knew would jump right off the page. Oh joy, oh boy, this profile was practically writing itself. Then, when the interview was just about over, I dropped the bomb. […]

Leslie Dinaberg Sits Down With Gay Browne

by lesliedinaberg on July 10, 2008

The Greenopia founder publishes city guides to help consumers find environmentally friendly businesses. A Santa Barbara book is due out … soon.” “Eat, shop, live green” is the mantra for Montecito mom Gay Browne. Her company, Greenopia, publishes Zagat-style city guides to help busy consumers find earth-friendly businesses. The Los Angeles book came out in […]