Amy Brenneman
Amy Brenneman

Publicity

The Worst Mothering Moment Ever

January 20, 2016 The Worst Mothering Moment Ever There are so many, really, how to choose just one?   The time I had to wrestle my tantrumming 3-year old daughter as the plane descended into JFK?   The time I pretended to be asleep so that I didn’t have to

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Little Resurrections

January 20, 2016 Little Resurrections The cry was deafening: “MOOOOOOOOM! MOOOOOOM! Something’s going on!!”   Charlotte was upstairs getting ready for school. Her chore list includes feeding her beta fish Sammy Butterfly. Her yell jolted me out of my pre coffee haze and my stomach filled with dread.   We’d

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That Old Shame-y Feeling

October 26, 2015 That Old Shame-y Feeling My son has started a new school.   We have ventured out from our scrappy, woefully underfunded public school (one with amazing people, amazing mission which in turn gave ME a sense of mission) to a well-funded fancy private school filled with people

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Be-Screwed

September 28, 2015 Be-Screwed There are three diamonds and Bam! A hyper cube – jewels tumbling down and – oh no the scary Jafar guy says “THIRTY SECONDS” and I scamper like a terrified rabbit… swiping, looking, jewels explode and roar and OMFG – I am topping 300,000 but then

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Vi’s Hair

September 27, 2015 Vi’s Hair Like the whole world, I cheered for Viola Davis last Sunday. Her historic win, her blinding honesty, her grounded beauty. It was one of those moments where we all thought together: this is good. This is a good moment in history and a good woman

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Training

September 21, 2015 Training During the Emmys yesterday, I was watching trains go by.   It is Bodhi’s newest obsession: finding crossings of the Pacific Surfliner as it roars through the San Fernando Valley in between Santa Barbara and San Diego. A friend brought him to the Chatsworth crossing –

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